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New Indie Boxing Film 'The Championship Rounds' Needs Your Support

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • December 28, 2011 11:41 AM
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I learned about a compelling project recently and found it important enough to share with this audience. The Championship Rounds is the story of a young, deaf, African American boxer and single father of a 6 month- old son whose life is against the ropes on the brink of homelessness. After being stricken with tragedy, James receives an unlikely shot at redemption, and now his very survival is dependent on his faith and his decision to seize the moment.

2012 International Black Women's Film Festival Wants Your Films (Call For Submissions)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 28, 2011 11:37 AM
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The basics are on the image above; for the longer, all-inclusive version, go to the festival's website HERE.
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Top Grossing Films Of 2011 + Top Grossing Films With Black Characters In Starring Roles

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 28, 2011 11:28 AM
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I know the year isn't quite over yet, but we're just about there, and I don't think the current numbers will be affected all that much by the end of this week, so here are your top grossing movies of 2011 according to Box Office Mojo.

The "Tchip Show" - France's First Black Sit-Com

  • By Sergio
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  • December 28, 2011 12:14 AM
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Just goes to show you that you learn something new everyday, like the Tchip Show - France's first black sit-com.
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"Anatomy Of A Murder" With Duke Ellington's Score Coming Out On Blu-ray

  • By Sergio
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  • December 27, 2011 10:41 PM
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Some good news that came out a few weeks ago for anyone who loves great movies, was the announcement that Criterion will be releasing director Otto Preminger's 1960 classic courtroom thriller Anatomy of a Murder with James Stewart, Lee Remick and Ben Gazzara, on blu-ray DVD on Feb. 21.
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"Porgy & Bess" (1959), "The Negro Soldier" (1944) Among 25 films Inducted Into 2011 National Film Registry

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 10:30 PM
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Otto Preminger's 1959 big screen adaptation of the Gershwin/DuBose Heyward opera Porgy and Bess will rest among the nation’s treasures in the world’s largest archive of film, TV and sound recordings.
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San Diego Public Library's Friday Talking Pictures Film Series To Screen 4 Spike Lee Joints (FREE & Open To Public)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 9:23 PM
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Everything you need to know follows in the press release below:

Doc "The Girls In The Band" To Make US Premiere At PSIFF In January (Untold Stories Of Women Jazz Instrumentalists)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 8:26 PM
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And yet another film (the 3rd one) we've highlighted on S&A that'll make screen at the upcoming Palm Springs International Film Festival.
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Watch 1st Full Subtitled Trailer For Dutch Interracial Love Story "Sonny Boy" + Upcoming USA Screening Info

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 7:23 PM
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Last written about in September, when it was announced that the film would be the Dutch submission in the Best Foreign Language Oscar category...

"Fast Five" Tops List of Most Pirated Movies In 2011

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 5:56 PM
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As they did with TV, Torrent Freak has released its annual roundup of the most pirated movies of 2011 (full list below), and guess what made the top of the list?

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