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See Trailer for "Triggering Wounds" Gun Violence Documentary, Produced by Harlem Teens

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 28, 2012 5:40 PM
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A group of students in The Maysles Institute Teen Producers After School Program has come together to find solutions to gun violence in Harlem - by using their skills in media.

T.J. Holmes Leads BET/"106 & Park” Racial Profiling Feature In Wake Of Trayvon Martin Tragedy

  • By Courtney
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  • March 28, 2012 5:20 PM
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On Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 6pm, 106 & Park, in conjunction with BET News, will explore the issue of ‘Racial Profiling,’ in the wake of the Trayvon Martin tragedy; details from the press release:

Watch Now: New Clip from Mario Van Peebles' "We the Party"

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 28, 2012 4:49 PM
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In anticipation of the film's April 6th theater opening, a new clip has been released from We the Party, the new teen comedy by Mario Van Peebles.

Rosario Dawson Teaming w/ "Walking Dead" Producer To Bring "Occult Crimes Taskforce" To A&E

  • By Courtney
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  • March 28, 2012 4:37 PM
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Probably hoping to reap similar rewards AMC's The Walking Dead, Rosario Dawson is teaming with the producer of that hit zombie series, Gale Anne Hurd, to bring her graphic novel to A&E.

OWN Doc "Tent City, USA" Gets Official Release Date (Homeless Citizens Run For Office)

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  • March 28, 2012 4:19 PM
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The OWN original documentary which we first told you about 2 weeks ago, will premiere on the network on Thursday April 5 from 9PM - 11PM EST/PST.

Brooklyn Girl Film Festival begins tomorrow; includes 'Color of Beauty' and 'UnRapped'

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • March 28, 2012 3:39 PM
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Beginning tomorrow March 29th through March 31st is the first annual Brooklyn Girl Film Festival.  Their mission: To showcase the work of women filmmakers from around the globe.  Whether their work is a serious documentary or a lighthearted comedy, Brooklyn Girl Film Festival seeks to empower women and their unique and relevant interpretation of the world around them and strengthen the community of women filmmakers.

Chris Rock-Produced Late Night Series Starring W. Kamau Bell Coming To FX Network

  • By Courtney
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  • March 28, 2012 1:29 PM
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The FX network has greenlit a new weekly half-hour late night series exec-produced by Chris Rock, starring standup comedian W. Kamau Bell, in which he'll "dissect politics, pop culture, race, religion, the media and sex."

Djo Munga ("Viva Riva!") Preps "Norwegian Crime In Congo" Doc; Gets Funding Boost

  • By Courtney
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  • March 28, 2012 1:11 PM
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Last we wrote about the Viva Riva! director was in December, when we announced the initiative called ImagiNations, created and spearheaded none other than Djo Tunda Wa Munga and Steve Markovitz (his Viva Riva! producer).

FREE Screening of FUTURESTATES Season 3 Films At Tribeca Film Fest (Tina Mabry Directed One Of Them)

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  • March 28, 2012 12:47 PM
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ITVS and the Tribeca Film Institute will be hosting a FREE screening of FUTURESTATES Season 3 on Saturday, April 21 at 2PM in New York City.

ADFF, WBAI, Columbia Present Women In Front Of & Behind The Camera Film Series 3/30 - 4/1

  • By Courtney
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  • March 28, 2012 12:03 PM
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The African Diaspora Film Festival, The Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs, Teachers College, Columbia University and WBAI invite you to Celebrate Women's History Month at Teachers College, Columbia University from March 30 to April 1, with a program of revealing and provocative films by and about women.

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