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"Misfits" Season 3 Coming To Hulu 12/19 + Watch UK Cast Talk American Reception

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 29, 2011 5:17 PM
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Season 1 and 2 are currently available on Hulu, so I suppose it shouldn't be a surprise that season 3 will be as well.
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Get To Know Brit Rising Star David Gyasi ("Red Tails," "Dark Knight Rises," "Cloud Atlas" & New BBC Drama "White Heat")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 29, 2011 4:12 PM
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David Gyasi will make up the starring cast of 7 for a new BBC2 drama series titled White Heat, which is said to be an updated version of an older BBC drama serial, Our Friends In The North.
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National Television Premiere Of "Little Brother: Things Fall Apart" On Documentary Channel TONIGHT!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 29, 2011 2:55 PM
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Tonight at 8pm EST/PST, the Documentary Channel will air the USA national television premiere of Little Brother: Things Fall Apart.
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New Drama 'Turning Point' Blends Hollywood & Nollywood

  • By Jasmin
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  • November 29, 2011 1:57 PM
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One of our readers recently passed this along. The UK's HekCentrik Productions has a new feature in the works entitled Turning Point, which recently wrapped production and plans for an April 2012 release.

Catch a Sneak Preview of 'Pariah' This Friday in Brooklyn

  • By Jasmin
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  • November 29, 2011 12:51 PM
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In anticipation of the film's December 28th theatrical release (remember our #occupytheaterspariah hashtag?), Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) will present a sneak peak of Dee Rees' acclaimed drama Pariah this Friday, December 2nd at 8pm at BAM Rose Cinemas.

2012 Independent Spirit Award Nominations - a Quick & Dirty Summary

  • By Jasmin
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  • November 29, 2011 12:25 PM
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Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced nominations for the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards this morning.  Anthony Mackie and Kate Beckinsale served as presenters.

ADIFF Day 5 Highlights

  • By Jasmin
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  • November 29, 2011 10:38 AM
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If you're in the New York area, we hope you're enjoying the African Diaspora Film Festival, which is screening 63 films at four different venues over the next few weeks.

No Buyers For Michael Jackson Concert Footage

  • By Sergio
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  • November 29, 2011 9:32 AM
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This past weekend never before seen two hour video footage from Michael Jackson's 1993 Dangerous tour was put up for auction from the production company Fame Bureau. The asking price was $7.8 million. No one bit.

'Pariah' Director Dee Rees Snags 'Breakthrough Director' Honor at Gotham Awards

  • By Jasmin
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  • November 29, 2011 9:31 AM
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Congratulations to Pariah director Dee Rees, who was named Breakthrough Director at last night's 21st Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards. 

Multiple Award Winning Congolese Crime Drama "Viva Riva!" Now Streaming On Netflix!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 28, 2011 11:06 PM
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In my review of Djo Tunda Wa Munga's crime drama, Viva Riva!, I highlighted the film's audacious depictions of the kind of orchestrated sexuality and violence rarely seen in African cinema (specifically cinema of the DRC - the Democratic Republic Of The Congo, where such scenes, while a reflection of reality, are taboo); a kind of "fuck-you" to the status quo in a country that hadn't seen a feature film produced in over 2 decades.

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