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"American Promise" (Family Turns Camera On Self To Explore Realities Of Educating Black Boys In Today's Schools)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 8, 2012 5:45 PM
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An intriguing project that has just 3 days left to reach its funding goal via Kickstarter, and YOU can help it get there.

See "Woman Thou Art Loosed!: On the 7th Day" 2 Weeks Early (On 3/29 w/ Neema Barnette, Pam Grier In Person)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 8, 2012 5:04 PM
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It doesn't officially open until April 13th, but New Yorkers will get a chance to see it 2 weeks early thanks to a preview screening of it at the theaters at the Museum Of The Moving Image in Queens.

Watch: Trailer For "Redemption, For Colored Boys" + Full Short Film " I Am Sean Bell, Black Boys Speak"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 8, 2012 4:44 PM
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Appropriately, thought not necessarily intentionally on the heels of my Dark Girls review post...  double shot courtesy of award-winning filmmaker/activist Stacey Muhammad.

Julie Dash, Arthur Jafa To Attend 20th Anniversary of "Daughters of the Dust" (ReMixed & ReMastered Vol 2)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 8, 2012 2:25 PM
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An event I'd love to attend, but won't be able to, since I'll be at SXSW when it happens tomorrow, March 9th; but those of you who'll be here in NYC, take advantage. It's a FREE event!

Watch 3 Short Films By Ozwald Boateng Ahead Of "A Man's Story" Theatrical Debut

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 8, 2012 1:32 PM
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I recall when I first wrote about the feature documentary on charismatic Ghanaian-born Savile Row designer, Ozwald Boateng, mentioning Ozwald's appreciation for cinema, and how film inspired him to write and direct as many as 10 short films, none of which I'd seen at the time.

SFIFF 2012 Preview - "The Waiting Room" (Real Life Trials Of One Hospital Emergency Room)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 8, 2012 12:19 PM
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I say screw the abundance of fictional hospital-set medical dramas and see this documentary feature instead which has all the drama served up non-scripted style. 

Film Series Celebrating 100 Years Of The ANC (African National Congress)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 8, 2012 12:00 PM
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Courtesy of the African Diaspora International Film Festival, the details follow below... I plan to attend so maybe I'll see you there:

UK-Based Writer/Director Anthony Abuah Tells His Story; What's Yours?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 8, 2012 11:43 AM
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Why Was Sue Simmons Dropped From WNBC?

  • By Sergio
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  • March 8, 2012 11:26 AM
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I don't live in New York and never have, but even I've always known about Sue Simmons. When is comes to local new anchors, she's a genuine legend and a real survivor in the cutthorat, take-no-prisoners world of television. Simmons is the nighttime news anchor for NBC's flagship O & O station WNBC and has been for that last 32 years and is the highest paid local news anchor in the country making $5 million a year.

Louisiana Film Prize Launches With $50,000 Grand Prize - Submit Your Film Now

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 8, 2012 11:24 AM
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For all you daredevils out there... :)

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