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See "La sociedad del semáforo" ("The Stoplight Society") + 11 Other Films At MoMA's Iberoamérican Images Film Exhibition

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 1, 2011 6:52 PM
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La sociedad del semáforo (The Stoplight Society), a Colombia/Spain/France/Germany co-production, directed by Rubén Mendoza, will be one of 12 films scheduled to screen at MoMA's Iberoamérican Images film exhibition here in NYC - a collection of Latin American, Spanish, and Portuguese movies, mostly unknown to those of us here in the USA.

Some Movie Theater Chains Are Refusing To Book Steve McQueen's "Shame"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 1, 2011 5:59 PM
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I'm not at all surprised; it's an NC17-rated movie, so of course there'll always be those puritans who think it vile and ignoble.

Sundance 2012 Black Cinema Discoveries #2 - Terence Nance's "An Oversimplification of Her Beauty"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 1, 2011 5:30 PM
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As promised... Sundance 2012 highlights that we haven't at all covered previously on Shadow And Act; if you haven't seen the the lineup that's been announced thus far, click HERE for the dramatic/doc competition titles, announced yesterday, and HERE for the Spotlight, Park City at Midnight, NEXT <=> and New Frontier programs, announced earlier today.

Additional Sundance Film Festival Lineups Unveiled

  • By Jasmin
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  • December 1, 2011 4:42 PM
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This afternoon, the Sundance Film Festival unveiled the lineups for its Spotlight, Park City at Midnight, NEXT <=> and New Frontier programs. Films of note include Andrea Arnold's Wuthering Heights adaptation in the Spotlight section, as well as An Oversimplification of Her Beauty by Terence Nance, a filmmaker whose work we've covered in the past, in the New Frontier section.

New Feature 'An American in Hollywood' Reunites 'Wire' Alums Jamie Hector, JD Williams & Hassan Johnson

  • By Jasmin
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  • December 1, 2011 4:12 PM
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Fans of HBO's The Wire can look forward to seeing the crime drama's co-stars Jamie Hector, JD Williams, and Hassan Johnson together again soon. The three actors are set to star in An American in Hollywood, a new feature film from V-Twinz Productions. And no, it isn't about a drug heist.

Watch Video Clip: Taraji P. Henson Explains The Importance Of "Sisterly Love" Among Black Women

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • December 1, 2011 1:49 PM
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The one thing I really love about Taraji P. Henson is that, no matter what, she will always speak her mind...some say too much.  Oh well, you can't please everybody.

Kartemquin Films Offering 50% Off 'A Good Man' DVD & Other Swag for Doc Lovers

  • By Jasmin
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  • December 1, 2011 1:36 PM
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Kartemquin Films, the company behind acclaimed documentaries The Interrupters and Bill T Jones profile A Good Man, is now offering 50% off purchases in their online store. In addition to a select set of DVDs, the store also offers clothing and accessories.

New On DVD: 15th Anniversary Edition Of Neil Gaiman AND Lenny Henry's "Neverwhere"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 1, 2011 12:42 PM
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Despite the fact that it is usually credited exclusively as a Neil Gaiman-created project, BBC2's 1996 sci-fi mini-series Neverwhere was actually co-created with British funnyman Lenny Henry.  The 15th Anniversary Edition DVD of Neverwhere was released in November.

'Make a Movie Like Spike' Screens at USC This Sunday

  • By Jasmin
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  • December 1, 2011 12:32 PM
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This Sunday, December 4th, USC will screen Jamil Walker Smith's docu-style drama Make a Movie Like Spike as part of the the School of Cinematic Arts USC Alumni Screening Series.

VH1 Planning TV Movie About TLC

  • By Sergio
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  • December 1, 2011 11:14 AM
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VH1 has announced that they're planning to get into the TV movie business with a series of bio-pics about popular pop and hip-hop groups and musicians. The first one off the block will be a TV movie about the music, career, private conflicts, and personal lives of the popular 1990's trio TLC.

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