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San Diego Public Library's Friday Talking Pictures Film Series To Screen 4 Spike Lee Joints (FREE & Open To Public)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 9:23 PM
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Everything you need to know follows in the press release below:

Doc "The Girls In The Band" To Make US Premiere At PSIFF In January (Untold Stories Of Women Jazz Instrumentalists)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 8:26 PM
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And yet another film (the 3rd one) we've highlighted on S&A that'll make screen at the upcoming Palm Springs International Film Festival.
More: Festivals

Watch 1st Full Subtitled Trailer For Dutch Interracial Love Story "Sonny Boy" + Upcoming USA Screening Info

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 7:23 PM
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Last written about in September, when it was announced that the film would be the Dutch submission in the Best Foreign Language Oscar category...

"Fast Five" Tops List of Most Pirated Movies In 2011

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 5:56 PM
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As they did with TV, Torrent Freak has released its annual roundup of the most pirated movies of 2011 (full list below), and guess what made the top of the list?

Denzel Washington To Narrate Documentary About Retired NBA Greats From Mount Vernon Area

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 5:25 PM
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I was just reading THIS New York Post article highlighting NBA games that occured over the weekend and came across this sentence buried within it:

Watch Trailers Feat. Shaun Parkes, David Harewood, For Sky 1 HD's "Treasure Island", Airing On New Year's Day

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 27, 2011 4:12 PM
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Shaun Parkes will have a role in the ABC drama-series The River when it finally premieres in February; David Harewood just delivered a fantastic performance in the first season of Showtime's Homeland. Both can be seen this New Year's Day, when Sky 1 HD premieres its long-awaited film-adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island.
More: Television

Special Screening Of "Nothing But A Man" At MoMI (NYC) On January 16th. See It!!!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 4:02 PM
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Ahhh... how I love this movie; a rare gem of its time, and I'd say still very much is a rarity today, some 47 years after it was initially released. That should not only tell you how good it is, but also how far what we call black cinema has come since then (not much at all).

Morgan Freeman Wants To Play Legendary Lawman Bass Reeves

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • December 27, 2011 3:44 PM
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Here's some info I stumbled upon recently.  It seems actor Morgan Freeman has attempted, for at least five years now, to get the story of famous lawman Bass Reeves to the big screen.

2nd Round Of The Shadow & Act Digital Filmmaker Showcase Starts Today. Watch & Vote Now!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 2:37 PM
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After a six-month layoff, the Shadow and Act Digital Filmmaker Showcase is back with Round 2.
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New On DVD Today - Naomie Harris & Oliver Litondo In "The First Grader"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 2:28 PM
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The First Grader, a Kenyan film we've written about a few times already on this site, and which received a limited theatrical release in the USA in May via National Geographic, grossing a healthy $332,000, is now available for sale and rent on DVD.
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