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Kinshasa-Set Meditative "White Elephants, A Congo Trilogy" Now In Pre-Production (Watch Trailer)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2012 11:56 AM
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Intriguing new documentary in pre-production from Belgian/Brit Kristof Bilsen - a Congo (DRC)-set documentary feature titled White Elephants, A Congo Trilogy (not to be confused with the 2011 Djimon Hounsou thriller Elephant White).

Forest Whitaker To Play Desmond Tutu In "The Archbishop And The Antichrist"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2012 11:17 AM
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I'm looking forward to reading the reactions to this piece of news, given recent debates/discussions...
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NVBC 2012 Preview: "From Fatherless To Fatherhood" Attempts To Turn Page On Absent Fathers

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2012 10:37 AM
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More highlights from the upcoming New Voices In Black Cinema Festival housed at BAMCinematek in Brooklyn, NY, which kicks off tomorrow, Thursday, the 16th of February, and will run through the 20th...

Still Haven't Seen It? Watch Acclaimed Documentary "The Interrupters" Now!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2012 9:56 AM
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So you say you missed last night's TV premiere of the critically-acclaimed Kartemquin Films release, The Interrupters?
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Yaya DaCosta Joins Cast of New Roland Emmerich ABC Pilot

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 14, 2012 10:00 PM
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Some quickie TV casting news...
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Watch Premiere Episode of Dennis Dortch's Series "The Couple" Titled "Exes and Texts"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • February 14, 2012 8:41 PM
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Here's the Valentine's Day premiere of The Couple: Exes and Texts; the new mini-series that amusingly explores relationship dynamics created by Jeanine Daniels, Dennis Dortch and Numa Perrier via the "Black And Sexy" brand.

A Young Viola Davis Thought Experiment (An "Open Letter..." Rebuttal)

  • By Charles Judson
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  • February 14, 2012 6:42 PM
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It’s been fascinating to read all the dissection of THE HELP and Viola Davis’s statements and career; a dissection that’s been filtered through mostly a 2011/2012 lens.

Watch Trailer: Doc "The Contradictions of Fair Hope" Explores Past & Present Rural Alabama 'Benevolent' Society (PAFF '12)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • February 14, 2012 6:27 PM
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First Look At Jaden Smith In Costume From "1000 A.E." Set

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 14, 2012 5:24 PM
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As already reported, shooting is underway for the sci-fi/adventure project 1000 A.E., starring father/son pairing Will Smith and Jaden Smith, directed by M. Night Shyamalan. 
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"The Interrupters" Now On DVD/Blu-ray + TV Debut On PBS Tonight! + Star Ameena Matthews On "Colbert"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 14, 2012 4:45 PM
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So you say you missed it when it was in theaters and you really want to see it?

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