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Joe Doughrity's Independently Released Dramedy "CornerStore" (Starring Roger Guenveur Smith) Opens In Atlanta 1/13

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 5, 2012 10:21 AM
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Atlanta readers, add this to your January list of films to see... it opens next week Friday January 13, 2012 at the AMC Southlake 24, 7065 Mount Zion Circle, Morrow GA 30260.

2012 London Short Film Festival: "Of Mary", "Radio Amina", And Others To Be Screened (Jan. 6 - 15)

  • January 5, 2012 9:42 AM
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The 2012 London Short Film Festival opens tomorrow, Jan. 6, and runs until Jan. 15.  On Sunday, Jan. 8, actor Adrian Lester will be in attendance for a Q&A session at The Ritzy in Brixton, after the 8PM screening of his directorial debut, Of Mary.

Wyatt Cenac To Host Season 4 of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange Doc Series On Stories Of The African Diaspora

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2012 9:32 PM
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Lots of TV news today it seems...
More: Television

Watch Now: Melvin Van Peebles' 1998 Doc "Classified X"- A History of African American Stereotypes in Cinema

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 4, 2012 7:03 PM
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Melvin Van Peebles' 1998 documentary, Classified X, explores racist stereotypes of African Americans in the history of cinema, beginning with the silent film era.

Sundance Offers New Streaming Distribution Options; All Sundance-Stamped Films Eligible Giving Life To Buried Works

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2012 5:53 PM
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A piece lifted from a profile/announcement of the program in today's New York Times:

S. Epatha Merkerson To Host New TV One Series, "Find Our Missing" (Searching For Missing Black Americans)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2012 4:53 PM
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It's become something of a running joke... the differences in how cases in which whites go missing are handled by law enforcers and the media, versus similar cases in which blacks (and other minority groups) are the victims.

New "Joyful Noise" Trailer Emphasizes Keke Palmer Romance + Watch Latifah/Parton Catfight Clip

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2012 3:58 PM
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No intro necessary...

Spike Lee's Achievements To Be Celebrated At 5th Annual BET Honors, Hosted By Gabrielle Union

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2012 3:32 PM
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Gabrielle Union has signed on to host BET's 5th annual BET Honors show, which will air on the network on February 13th at 9PM (although it'll be taped on Januaryn 14th when the event actually happens).
More: Awards

Watch "Shit White Girls Say... To Black Girls" (The Madness Continues...)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2012 2:39 PM
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And the sh*t-storm continues... this time, with a twist...

Brit Noel Clarke Joins Cast Of J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek" Sequel

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2012 2:10 PM
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It was just a day or so ago that I posted an entry on Brit rennaisance man Noel Clarke's plans to head west to Hollywood, and plant some roots, with some studio projects in the works that he's involved with, though he didn't name any titles, or names.
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