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2010 Drama "Black Butterfly" About Teen Athlete's Life Struggles After Rape Finally Coming To DVD 3/12

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 12, 2012 3:53 PM
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Here's a film we first profiled waaay back in late 2009/early 2010. Mark Harris' Black Butterfly, which was scheduled to screen in Chicago at the time of that first post.

First Look At Danny Glover And Kimberly Elise In Upcoming Western "Hannah's Law"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 12, 2012 3:18 PM
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The Hallmark Movie Channel original movie we told you about last October, with Danny Glover and Kimberly Elise co-starring, now has an official air date and time.

But Does Anyone REALLY Want To See "Red Tails"?

  • By Sergio
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  • January 12, 2012 2:59 PM
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So this morning a friend of mine forwards me this e-mail that's been going around:
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Short Shout - Watch "Soap" ("Watermelon Man" In Reverse)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 12, 2012 2:10 PM
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A short shout today from a filmmaker who calls himself simply Praheme - a graduate of Howard University and Florida State Film School where he got his MFA.

Don Cheadle, Ruth Negga Nominated For Tonight's 2012 Irish Film And Television Academy Awards

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • January 12, 2012 2:03 PM
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On February 11, at the Convention Centre Dublin, actors Don Cheadle and Ruth Negga could walk away with Ireland Film And Television Academy awards, Ireland's equivalent of the Oscar©, for their recent work in film and television.

"The New Black" (Explosive New Doc On Race, Sexuality & Church) Selected For Tribeca All Access Grant

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 12, 2012 1:32 PM
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Skimming through the list of 10 new projects selected for the 9th annual Tribeca All Access Program (announced earlier today), I cam across this one in the documentary section...
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Preview "Noah" (Feature Film Set In Alternate Modern-Day USA In Which Slavery Still Exists)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 12, 2012 12:53 PM
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Thanks to Charles Judson for alerting me to this project.

Brit Drama Critiquing Institutionalized Racism In The UK ("SUS") Makes TV Debut This Month (Trailer + Review)

  • January 12, 2012 12:15 PM
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Brit actor/writer/producer Clint Dyer's devastating critique of institutional racism, also known as the feature length film titled SUS - a film I praised often in 2010 as it made its film festival circuit run - will be making its TV debut on BBC1 (for our UK readers who still haven't seen it yet) on January 17th at 11:15PM.

BBC Confirms "Luther" Will Return For 3rd Season + New Details On Release Structure

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 12, 2012 11:46 AM
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The second season aired last fall in the USA (earlier in the UK), but before its BBC America debut, BBC One announced that a 3rd season of Luther, the critically acclaimed psychological crime drama starring one Idris Elba, had been ordered!
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2nd Round Of The Shadow & Act Digital Filmmaker Showcase Underway. Deadline Close! Watch & Vote Now!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 12, 2012 11:04 AM
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Round 2 will end on January 15, 2012 and a winner will be announced shortly thereafter. So be sure to record your votes soon.
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