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Watch Now! Ghanaian-British Filmmaker Julius Amedume's Buzzworthy Short Film "Mr. Graham"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • November 7, 2011 10:16 PM
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Here's a short film brought to our attention, courtesy of S&A reader Emmanuel Tetteh, that seems to be getting a lot of buzz lately.
More: Shorts

Coming Summer 2012 - Richard Pryor CD/DVD Set Covering Entire Career (Including Undiscovered Works)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 7, 2011 7:42 PM
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This should get some of you salivating... from The Hollywood Reporter:

Stage Production On "Tragic Genius" Of Richard Pryor In The Works + Vogue's "Black Americana" Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 7, 2011 7:15 PM
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In case I didn't already mention, Rod Gailes OBC, the winner of the second Shadow And Act $3,000 Black Filmmaker Challenge (3rd will be announced next week Tuesday), is a renaissance man. He's a man of many talents, not just writing and directing film, but he also works in theatre and photography; and Rod has projects in both fields that are worth mentioning here on S&A.
More: Theater

Preview Meagan Good And RZA In The New Season Of "Californication"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • November 7, 2011 5:40 PM
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It wasn't long ago that we informed you that Meagan Good and RZA would be making guest appearances on the popular Showtime series Californication.
More: Television

Thoughts On Common In AMC's New Post-Civil War Drama "Hell On Wheels"?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 7, 2011 4:40 PM
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AMC's post-Civil War drama series titled Hell On Wheels, one of 7 or so Civil War-themed projects (TV and film) currently in development at various studios, premiered last night, Sunday, November 6 at 10/9c on the network. This one co-stars rapper-turned-actor Common, who plays a character named Elam - a freed, bi-racial slave who heads west to find work, while also hoping to find his place in society, as he doesn’t feel that he fits squarely into either the “black world” or the “white world.”

Special Screening of Ghanaian Drama “Ties That Bind” with Kimberly Elise In Toronto on Nov 17

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • November 7, 2011 3:40 PM
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A film we've covered a couple of times in the past. From the press release:
More: FYI

"West Side Story" And The Puerto Rican Thing

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 7, 2011 3:09 PM
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From TCM's Movie Morlock's blog (a site I highly recommend to all you classic movie geeks):
More: Interviews

Tyler Perry's Fans Angry At Casting Of Kim Kardashian In "Marriage Counselor;" Vow To Boycott Movie

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 7, 2011 2:20 PM
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Hah! One thing we could say has helped contribute to Tyler Perry's immense success is that he communicates directly with his fans via his frequent personal messages to them posted on his website, as well as the open forum he created for his fans to share with him.

Stream Childish Gambino's (aka Donald Glover's) "Camp" In Its Entirety Before Next Week's Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 7, 2011 1:19 PM
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I posted the *controversial* video for the first release from the album last week - Bonfire.

10 Questions With Seith Mann

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 7, 2011 11:45 AM
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Installment number 2 of a new S&A feature I introduced last week - what I'm calling "10 Questions With A Black Filmmaker," in which, as the title states, a filmmaker will be asked 10 questions, they'll answer, and I'll share both questions and answers here with the rest of you to read.

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