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Watch Teaser Clip For Horror Short "House Call" Written and Directed By S&A Regular “Zeus”

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 11, 2011 5:12 AM
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Erik L. Wilson AKA Zeus, long time reader and commenter, just sent me a new teaser clip for House Call. His horror short was profiled back in July by Tambay and was received with several positive responses from you guys.

Watch An Exclusive Sneak Peek Clip Of "Alaskaland" And Get To Know Chinonye Chukwu

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • October 11, 2011 3:11 AM
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Emerging filmmaker Chinonye Chukwu's hard work will pay off soon as she puts the finishing touches on her first feature film, Alaskaland. We've been following her journey this year, from raising funds to post production, and anticipate covering her next phase of the festival circuit.

Anika Noni Rose Returning To CBS' "The Good Wife"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 11, 2011 2:33 AM
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She's back! According to TV Line, Anika Noni Rose will reprise her role as Wendy Scott-Carr in an upcoming episode of CBS The Good Wife. In the last season of the show, Anika's character ran up against Peter (played by Chris Noth) for the State's Attorney job.
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"30 Americans" Art Exhibit: Work of Contemporary African American Artists (In D.C. Oct 1-Feb 12)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 11, 2011 2:13 AM
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The very impressive traveling collection 30 Americans by the Rubell Family Collection in Miami; features the work of some of the most prominent 31 African Americans artists in the last three decades. This exhibition focuses on issues of racial, sexual, and historical identity in contemporary culture while exploring the powerful influence of artistic legacy and community across generations.

Short Film: "The Confessions of Steve McQueen"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 11, 2011 1:49 AM
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The Confessions of Steve McQueen is an interestingly shot documentary syle video of British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen directed by Alison Chernick of Nowness.com. In it, McQueen discusses the inspiration and themes of his latest sex addiction drama Shame.
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Kickstarter Campaign and Trailer: "The Undocumented" Documentary by Marco Williams

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 10, 2011 12:00 PM
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From Marco Williams, the filmmaker of TV documentaries such as Banished: How Whites Drove Blacks Out of Town in America, I Sit Where I Want: The Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education and MLK Boulevard, comes The Undocumented, a documentary about Mexican immigrants perishing as they attempt crossing the border through the Arizona desert, and how it directly relates to the United States Immigration Law. The Documentary has raised $22,721 out of $75,000 with 18 days left. Check out the Kickstarter campaign page HERE for more information and to support the film.

"The Best Man" Sequel in the Works from Malcolm D. Lee

  • By Jasmin
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  • October 10, 2011 11:49 AM
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Addendum: Malcolm D. Lee recently Tweeted his confirmation of the original report:

"American Idol's" Randy Jackson Gets New VH1 Reality Series, "Aptitude Test"

  • By Jasmin
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  • October 10, 2011 11:21 AM
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“Are we where we should be? Are we doing what we should be doing? Everybody wonders these things … even celebrities,” says Randy Jackson in reference to his forthcoming reality series, Aptitude Test.
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New Faces to Watch from Variety's 2011 "Hollywood's New Leaders"

  • By Jasmin
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  • October 10, 2011 10:53 AM
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Variety recently published Hollywood's New Leaders 2011, which includes the profiles of agents, executives, and assistants it predicts as "the new generation that will soon be running the entertainment business."
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New Trailer for CNN's "Black in America" - Blacks in Silicon Valley

  • By Jasmin
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  • October 10, 2011 9:42 AM
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Today CNN dropped the latest trailer for Black in America, its ongoing documentary series hosted by Soledad O'Brien.
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