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Caribbean Film VOD Platform STUDIO ANANSI Launches with Storm Saulter-Produced 'Ring di Alarm'

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • August 26, 2014 12:42 PM
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Caribbean Film Academy (CaFa) has begun their exclusive Caribbean film VOD platform to provide worldwide audiences access to cinema from the Caribbean diaspora.
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Is a Pulse-Pounding, International Espionage Thriller in Tyler Perry's Future?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 26, 2014 12:20 PM
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Assuming this holds, this would certainly be quite a departure for Mr Perry.

Boris Lojkine’s Critically-Acclaimed Drama 'Hope' to Open 10th Montreal International Black Film Festival

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  • August 26, 2014 11:33 AM
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Hope portrays of the reality of the tragic conditions of the exile of Africans travelling through the Sahara to reach Europe.

The 1st Movie That Made You Laugh? Steve McQueen, Lupita Nyong’o, Oprah Winfrey Share Theirs. Yours?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 26, 2014 11:06 AM
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In each episode of QUESTIONS, a different group of filmmakers answer a single question asked by the Academy.

Donald Glover is Spider-Man (aka Miles Morales) in 'Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors' (Watch Preview)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 26, 2014 10:11 AM
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The season of "Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors," premieres this Sunday (9 am ET/PT), and the "Spider-Verse" arc of episodes airs next year.

2014 Milwaukee Film Festival Reveals New African American-Focused Film Program

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  • August 26, 2014 9:52 AM
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The 6th Annual Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, announces Black Lens, featuring work from both emerging and established African American filmmakers.

Watch 4 Clips From 'Girlfriends' Getaway' (Garcelle Beauvais, Terri J. Vaughn, Malinda Williams, Essence Atkins)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 26, 2014 9:24 AM
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TV One will premiere the 2-hour original movie, "Girlfriends’ Getaway," which stars Garcelle Beauvais, Terri J. Vaughn, Malinda Williams and Essence Atkins, in a dramedy, shot entirely on location in Trinidad, that tells the story of an innocent birthday getaway taken by 4 longtime friends that turns into a life changing adventure.

Review: 'Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People' (Opens in NYC 8/27)

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • August 25, 2014 7:41 PM
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Harris’s deeply personal and poetic narration, his battles to accept the color of his skin, his hair, his lips, his nose, anchor the documentary.

New Doc Boasts That It Will Tell "the Truth They Don't Want You to Hear About White Flight"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 25, 2014 6:26 PM
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The movie combines interviews with former and current residents of Spanish Lake, and includes archival government documents and news reports that chronologically trace Spanish Lake's history - notably, the area's black population soaring from 1% to 77% over a 40-year period.

'Vanishing Pearls' To Screen with 'Deluge' At MoCADA Public Exchange Series

  • By Shadow And Act
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  • August 25, 2014 4:59 PM
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Nailah Jefferson's feature documentary, "Vanishing Pearls," and Nijla Mu'min's short film "Deluge" will screen this Wednesday, 8/27 at the Ingersoll Community Center in Brooklyn, NYC
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