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Screening Premiere Tonight Of Indie Comedy Feature "CornerStore"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2011 6:33 AM
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Joe Doughrity's CornerStore premieres TONIGHT, Wednesday, August 10th, 7:30pm, at AMC Southfield in Detroit, MI, where the film was also shot.

Preview Documentary - "Damilola: Death Of A 10 Year Old"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2011 5:32 AM
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I think vaguely remember hearing about this case when it happened back in 2000;

"Soul Train" Documentary Screening In Chicago In Sept (With A Special Guest)

  • By Sergio
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  • August 10, 2011 4:37 AM
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Anyone in the Chicagoland area can't afford to miss this. On Sunday September 4 at 2PM, J. Kevin Swain's documentary about the popular and highly influential music show Soul Train, The Hippest Trip In America, will be screened at the Gene Siskel Film Center in downtown Chicago.

2nd Annual Black August Independent Film Festival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2011 4:32 AM
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For full details on the festival, including its lineup of films CLICK HERE.

August Wilson On Blackness...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2011 3:36 AM
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Interesting conversation between August Wilson and Bill Moyers from 1988 (thanks Bev Smith for the link); Wilson's name is one that's come up a number of times on S&A. His controversial I Want A Black Director op-ed from about 20 years ago immediately comes to mind. I think I've shared that here two or three times, given the subject matter and our interests.
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Cultural Appropriation Isn't Limited To The Kiddies...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2011 3:24 AM
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Really? No, really? I wasn't going to, but I couldn't help myself:

Tyler Perry And Lionsgate Following Oprah's Lead, Planning Cable TV Channel

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2011 1:12 AM
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Are you ready for Tyler TV? No? Too bad, because it's coming.

Watch Trailer for Cuban Documentary about Kid Boxers "Sons of Cuba"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 9, 2011 11:40 AM
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Sons of Cuba will be featured at the 2011 Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, occurring September 26th through October 4th. It is available on DVD for purchase through their website.

Watch Trailer for Dominican Documentary "Return to the Big Leagues"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 9, 2011 10:58 AM
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Untold Productions Return to the Big Leagues is directed by Jared Goodman and Mike Anderson. Watch the trailer, which I found on their website.

New On DVD/Blu-ray - "Jumping The Broom" & "Battle Of Algiers"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 9, 2011 8:58 AM
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Family/wedding dramedy Jumping The Broom hits the home video market (DVD & Blu-ray) today, so, if you didn't catch it in theaters, you can give it a go as a rental or purchase.

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