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If You Missed It...Listen Now! S&A Podcast Interview With Actor Roger Guenveur Smith

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 22, 2012 3:14 PM
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On our live podcast show on Sunday, veteran actor Roger Guenveur Smith joined us and gave the 411 on his latest film Better Mus Come as well as talked about his career. He also gave some insightful remarks on Spike Lee and Tyler Perry.

Tragedy-To-Triumph Drama "Life, Love, Soul" Gets Theatrical Release Dates + Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 22, 2012 2:58 PM
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It premiered at the Urbanworld Film Festival last fall (when we first profiled it), and I've learned that it'll have its theatrical premiere on April 13th in select markets - and those markets; specifically, Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, D.C., Los Angeles, New Jersey and New York.

PAFF 2012 Highlights #1 - Russ Parr's "The Under Shepherd"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 22, 2012 1:51 PM
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The 2012 installment of the Pan African Film Festival ended on Monday; I caught a late night flight back to New York City and arrived yesterday, Tuesday morning, and a day later, I'm still getting back into the NYC flow of things.
More: Reviews

The Black Race Trophy - Black Brazil's "Oscar"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 22, 2012 1:04 PM
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News to me, and therefore news you can use...

Benh Zeitlin's Striking Feature Debut "Beasts Of The Southern Wild" Gets A Summer Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 22, 2012 12:05 PM
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Fox Searchlight just scheduled Sundance sensation BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD for a limited bow on June 29, 2012.

Dear Black Filmmakers... Help Us Help You!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 22, 2012 11:26 AM
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Dear black filmmakers - if I don't already know about you or your project, it certainly isn't because I'm not looking. Instead it's likely because you've never alerted me (whether via email or in person) to you or your work; or whoever is representing you isn't doing his/her job.

And The Winners Of The "Malcolm X" Blu-ray Giveaway Are...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 22, 2012 10:12 AM
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First, the answers to the 3 easy questions I posed:
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African Viewers Allowed To Vote For The First Time In 2012 Kids Choice Awards, Hosted By Will Smith

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 22, 2012 9:57 AM
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When the open-period for voting on the 2012 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards commences on March 1, that network's African viewers-- for the first time in the event's 25-year history-- will be included in the process, reports Screen Africa.
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Meagan Good Starring In Whitney Houston Biopic?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 21, 2012 8:21 PM
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From Vivica Fox (years ago), to Lark Voorhies, Brandy... and now Meagan Good is another actress said to be interested in playing (or in the running to play) Whitney Houston in a film based on the late singer's life.
More: casting

"A Mother's Love" Coming Out On DVD in April

  • By Sergio
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  • February 21, 2012 6:25 PM
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If you will allow me to digress here for a second, this film answers a question I've had for some time. Whatever happened to Rolonda Watts? Now any of you who watch soap operas will know that she was a regular on the soap Days of Our Lives for 8 years. (I don't so I did't) But I remember her for completely something else.

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