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A Shadow & Act Chat w/Pan African Film Festival Founder/Director Ayuko Babu

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 6, 2012 9:57 AM
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The Pan African Film Festival begins this week in Los Angeles with an eclectic lineup of films from across the Diaspora scheduled to screen this year, its 20th anniversary by the way; and I'm looking forward to finally seeing a number of films we've covered here on S&A that'll be making their world premieres at the festival, like Russ Parr's The Under Shepherd, Philippe Niang's Toussaint L'Ouverture, and Neema Barnette's On The Seventh Day; as well as films that have screened previously elsewhere but that I'll be seeing for the very first time like Alfons Adetuyi's High Chicago, Bill Duke's Dark Girls, and several other titles. 

Today's S&A Live Podcast Postponed But Join Us Next Sunday!

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 5, 2012 1:49 PM
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Since most of you will be celebrating the "unofficial" holiday known as The Superbowl today, the S&A crew figured we'd postponed today's show so that you can enjoy this day without any worries.  We'll be back next Sunday with a new time slot...4:00pm/ET.
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Weekend Box Office Feb. 3-5

  • By Sergio
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  • February 5, 2012 12:53 PM
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It was neck and neck between Chronicle and The Woman in Black with the former just edging out the latter for the No.1 slot this weekend.
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Steve Harris Co-Stars In NBC's Ridiculously Confusing New Police Drama "Awake"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 5, 2012 11:58 AM
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Veteran TV-actor Steve Harris plays a police detective on the new NBC drama Awake, which seems like that network's small-screen take on films like Inception and Shutter Island.

Watch: NYC "Soul Train" Flash Mob Tribute To Don Cornelius...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 5, 2012 11:19 AM
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Ahhh... gotta love my city :)
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"Une Femme Pas Comme Les Autres (An Uncommon Woman)" To Screen At 15th Annual Festival Of Films In French (Feb. 3 + 11)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 5, 2012 9:03 AM
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Director Abdoulaye Dao's Une Femme Pas Comme Les Autres (An Uncommon Woman) is a film that Tambay first told us about last summer.  You can see it this week when it's screened at the 15th Annual Festival of Films In French, being held at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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Filmmaker Noel Clarke Hints At Possible "British Vigilante Superhero" Project

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 5, 2012 9:01 AM
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Via his Tumblr page, BAFTA-winning actor/filmmaker Noel Clarke asked readers this weekend, "Anyone up for a UK superhero?"

Watch: Shaun Parkes In Latest Teaser Clip From ABC's "The River" (Premiering Tuesday, 02/07 @ 9PM)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 4, 2012 8:49 PM
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British actor Shaun Parkes co-stars in ABC's latest supernatural drama The River. The two-hour series-premiere airs on Tuesday, Feb. 07, at 9PM EST.

Spike Lee Says "Red Hook Summer" Will Be Released In August; But Via What Distribution Company?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 4, 2012 8:44 PM
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He's already said that the film will be released this summer (2012), but I think this must be the first time I've actually heard/read him narrow it down to a specific month. 

A Viola Davis We Rarely Ever Get To See... (Pics)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 4, 2012 3:16 PM
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I normally wouldn't bother with stuff like this, but this just had to be posted for what should be very obvious reasons. 
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