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Sundance 2012 - Meet The Artists: Sheldon Candis Talks His Feature Debut "LUV"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 2, 2012 9:29 AM
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Sheldon Candis' feature film debut, LUV, which stars Common and Michael Rainey Jr, will make its debut at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, in the dramatic competition section, and it's on my short list of films to see while I'm there, starting in less than 3 weeks.

Best Docs Of ADIFF 2011 Screening Series This Month (The Lineup)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 2, 2012 9:19 AM
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The basics: Screenings of the Best Docs Of ADIFF 2011, from January 13 - 15, at Teachers college, Columbia Univesity, 525 West 120th Street – Room 263 Macy (take the 1 Train to 116th Street; FREE PARKING on Saturday and Sunday; Picture ID required to enter the building). Tickets are $11 general; $9 for seniors and students. For more info, call (212) 864-1760 or visits: http://www.NYADIFF.org.

Watch "Hello Benjamin" - A Son's Attempt To Resurrect His Late Father (Short Shouts)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 2, 2012 9:00 AM
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Good Monday morning to you all, and a Happy New Year.

Oprah Admits Things Haven't Gone As Planned On OWN

  • By Sergio
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  • January 2, 2012 8:30 AM
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O.K. so obviously this isn't the most important news story of the day and it doesn't reveal anything that anyone doesn't know already, but, for the record, Oprah Winfrey admitted, in an interview yesterday, that things haven't gone as well as she hoped for her network OWN.
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Weekend Box Office Dec.30- Jan.1 ("Pariah" Opens Strong In Limited Release)

  • By Sergio
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  • January 1, 2012 1:51 PM
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Of most importance to us is how Pariah did this weekend in its limited opening engagements, and we'll get to that in a second.
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Sundance 2012 - Meet The Artists: Sam Pollard Talks His Documentary "Slavery By Another Name"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 31, 2011 12:46 PM
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Long-time Spike Lee editor (as well as director and producer in his own right) Sam Pollard's feature documentary for PBS, titled Slavery By Another Name, will make its debut at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, in the documentary competition section, and it's on my short list of films to see while I'm there, starting in about 3 weeks.

New "Blade" Anime Series (Voiced By Harold Perrineau) Gets Official Promo Teaser

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 31, 2011 12:30 PM
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That new Marvel Blade anime series we told you about several months back will premiere on the G4 channel (for those with cable TV) on Friday, January 13th at 11 pm ET/PT, and will be followed by another 11 successive half-hour episodes every week thereafter.
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2nd Round Of The Shadow & Act Digital Filmmaker Showcase Is Underway. Watch & Vote Now!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 31, 2011 11:53 AM
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After a six-month layoff, the Shadow and Act Digital Filmmaker Showcase is back with Round 2.
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Carlton Says That Aunt Viv Was Nuts

  • By Sergio
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  • December 31, 2011 9:33 AM
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So considering that Tambay's item from a few days ago (HERE) about Janet Hubert having some very not nice things to say about Will Smith from their time working together on Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, got a ton of interest and comments from people, it's time for a sequel. This time it's up to Alfonso Ribeiro AKA Carlton to tell his side of the story.

Watch Trailer For "An Ethiopian Love" (Rom-Com Centered On The Lives & Loves Of Ethiopian-Americans)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 30, 2011 7:50 PM
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I stumbled upon this trailer earlier today for a feature film titled An Ethiopian Love, written and directed by Yonie Solomon, who also stars in it, alongside Helen Gedlu, Augisha Tesfasilase, Sara Gebremedhin, Jonathan Woldaub and Syed Bukhari.
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