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BAMcinématek Brooklyn Close-Up Double Feature 2/27: "She's Gotta Have It" & "Brooklyn Boheme"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 12, 2012 7:44 PM
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If you've never had the chance to see Spike Lee's feature film debut, She's Gotta Have It, on the big screen, and you live in NYC, you'll have a chance to do so next month, when it'll screen as 1 half of a double-feature titled Brooklyn Close-Up, on February 27th at BAMcinématek in Brooklyn.

Rapper T.I. Reveals He Was Asked To Appear In "Tower Heist" With Eddie Murphy And More Top Hollywood Films

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • January 12, 2012 7:09 PM
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In the latest issue of Sister 2 Sister magazine, rapper T.I. reveals he was asked to appear in Tower Heist alongside Eddie Murphy but, due to his incarceration, missed out on the opportunity.

Disney Family Movies Free Preview This Weekend Starting Today Through 1/16!

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 12, 2012 7:04 PM
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For those of you who have kids or who are nostalgic for Disney classics...you may want to take advantage of Disney's free preview weekend starting TODAY, January 12th through this Monday, January 16th on Disney Family Movies Video On Demand service from your local cable provider.

Trailer Watch For "Narcocorrido" With Nicki Michaeux

  • By Sergio
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  • January 12, 2012 5:56 PM
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Just from this brief trailer alone, this looks like it's going to be a riveting film.
More: Shorts

Doc Series Asks What It Means To Be Black & Latino In The US (Featuring Laz Alonso, Tatyana Ali, Soledad O'Brien, Others)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 12, 2012 5:14 PM
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Throw this into that age-old, ongoing discussion we've been having on S&A on the black Latino experience; posts on the subject always tend to get quite, shall we say, *involved.* 
More: Watch Now

SXSW 2012 Unveils Early Slate (Marley Documentary & Wumni Mosaku Horror Title Make The Cut)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 12, 2012 4:45 PM
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Yes, I'll be doing lots of traveling this first 3 months of the year, from one festival to the next; Sundance this month, Pan African next month, and SXSW in March.
More: Festivals

2010 Drama "Black Butterfly" About Teen Athlete's Life Struggles After Rape Finally Coming To DVD 3/12

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 12, 2012 3:53 PM
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Here's a film we first profiled waaay back in late 2009/early 2010. Mark Harris' Black Butterfly, which was scheduled to screen in Chicago at the time of that first post.

First Look At Danny Glover And Kimberly Elise In Upcoming Western "Hannah's Law"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 12, 2012 3:18 PM
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The Hallmark Movie Channel original movie we told you about last October, with Danny Glover and Kimberly Elise co-starring, now has an official air date and time.

But Does Anyone REALLY Want To See "Red Tails"?

  • By Sergio
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  • January 12, 2012 2:59 PM
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So this morning a friend of mine forwards me this e-mail that's been going around:
More: Rant

Short Shout - Watch "Soap" ("Watermelon Man" In Reverse)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 12, 2012 2:10 PM
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A short shout today from a filmmaker who calls himself simply Praheme - a graduate of Howard University and Florida State Film School where he got his MFA.

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