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Documentary Channel Presents TV Premiere Of "What Black Men Think" (Addressing Myths, Stereotypes, More)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 14, 2012 10:02 AM
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Next month (May), the Documentary Channel will tackle myths, stereotypes and misrepresentations of African American men in a documentary titled What Black Men Think, which features interviews with key black leaders, media personalities, activists and educators like Dr. Steve Perry, Joseph C. Phillips, Michael Steele, and several others.

Kickstarter Campaign For Katherine Nero's Indie Feature "For The Cause"

  • By Sergio
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  • April 13, 2012 9:24 PM
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New York based filmmaker Katherine Nero has started a Kickstarter campaign to begin raising funds for her political legal drama For The Cause, which she has been developing for years, and is now ready to begin production on.

Public Reading Of Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje's Screenplay Farming At Sundance London

  • By Sergio
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  • April 13, 2012 8:58 PM
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You've seen British actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje in many TV and films roles such as Lost, The Bourne Identity and G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra though no one, except him, really knows how to pronounce his name.

"The Pruitt-Igoe Myth" Available On DVD May 15

  • By Sergio
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  • April 13, 2012 8:18 PM
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Director Chad Freidrichs' searing documenatry The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History, which chronicles the rise and tragic fall of the notorious Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis, arrives on DVD on May 15th from First Run Features.

Watch Quvenzhané Wallis (Star Of "Beasts Of The Southern Wild") In Teaser For "Boneshaker"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 13, 2012 6:08 PM
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Just landed on my virtual desk... a teaser for a short film titled Boneshaker by Frances Bodomo - a Ghanaian filmmaker based in New York City, and Columbia University grad; currently an MFA Candidate and Dean’s Fellow at NYU’s Graduate Film Program.

Kevin Hart To Star in BET Original Pilot Series "House Husbands" (Spoof of the "Wives" Franchise)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 13, 2012 5:58 PM
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Comedian/actor Kevin Hart is gearing towards another role, this time, as the star in the BET pilot titled House Husbands, as part of the network's few new original series line-up.

"Think Like A Man" Will Open On 1800 Screens; Big Debut Weekend? A Look At The Competition

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 13, 2012 5:34 PM
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As already noted, box office expectations appear to be high for the upcoming ensemble comedy, Think Like A Man, which opens in theaters exactly 1 week from today, April 20, 2012. 

New In Theaters This Weekend: "On The 7th Day," "Life, Love, Soul," "Budz House," NYAFF!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 13, 2012 5:05 PM
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New On DVD - Doc "When the Drum is Beating" Explores 6 Decades Of Haitian History Through Music

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 13, 2012 4:38 PM
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When the Drum is Beating tells the story of six decades of Haitian history seen through the lens of Septentrional - a 20-piece band whose fusion of Cuban big band and Hatian voodoo beats continued through dictatorships, natural disasters, coup d’états, and chaos, navigating the ups and downs, the glory and the tragedy of the country.

Just Don't Call Him "The Black Guy From 'The 40-Year Old Virgin'"...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 13, 2012 2:36 PM
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His name is Romany Malco - the American-born Trinidadian, once a member of hip-hop group, College Boyz, whose big break came when he starred as MC Hammer in a VH1 telepic about the entertainer, in 2001.

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