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5th 'House Party' Movie In The Works, Minus Hudlin Brothers, Kid N' Play

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 30, 2012 6:44 PM
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Don't get too worked up (or excited) however, because it looks like it'll be a direct-to-video project.

'The Central Park Five,' 'Paradise: Love,' 'The Sapphires' Making USA Premieres At Telluride 2012

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 30, 2012 5:33 PM
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A few noteworthy films we've previously covered will be making their USA premieres, including Ken Burns' The Central Park Five, Ulrich Seidl's Paradise: Love, and Wayne Blair's The Sapphires.

Ugandan Donald Mugisha's 'Bicycle Thieves'-Inspired 'Boda Boda Thieves' Gets Another Boost

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 30, 2012 4:56 PM
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Congrats to Ugandan Donald Mugisha whose feature film project, The Boda Boda Thieves, continues to attract the right kind of international attention.

Producer, Director Of 'Dark Girls' Returns w/ 'The Black Line: Profile Of The African-American Woman'

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  • August 30, 2012 3:50 PM
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Watch - Doc 'Who Polices The Police?' (Inquiry Into death Of A Black Man At Hands Of Police)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 30, 2012 3:10 PM
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The story goes...

Watch Short Film About Murder Victim At Notorious Rolling Stones Concert

  • By Sergio
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  • August 30, 2012 1:40 PM
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One of the most notorious rock concerts ever was the Rolling Stones concert at Altamont, California in 1969. It was supposed to be the West Coast answer to the Woodstock festival, which took place a few months earlier in New York.

TIFF 2012 Preview - Ivorian Crime Drama 'Burn It Up Djassa' (Bringing Cinema Back To The Street)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 30, 2012 12:21 PM
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From Ivorian filmmaker Lonesome Solo (Bamba Souleymane) comes what is being described as "a raw, noir-tinged urban legend set to the cadence of slam poetry and the beat of street dance."

Trailer - Film Based On Ralph Ellison's 1994 Short Story, 'King Of The Bingo Game'

  • By Sergio
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  • August 30, 2012 11:13 AM
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I want to thank filmmaker Ken Wyatt, the director of Colored Confederates: Myth or Matter of Fact (which we profiled HERE back in June) who told me a few days about the trailer for this 30 minute short film, King of the Bingo Game.

Tessa Thompson Joins Vanessa Williams In ABC Supernatural Drama '666 Park Avenue'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 30, 2012 11:09 AM
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Tessa Thompson has signed up for a recurring role on ABC's new supernatural drama, 666 Park Avenue, which stars Vanessa Williams and Terry O'Quinn, based on the Alloy book series by Gabriella Pierce.

Elise Neal To Appear On 'Scandal' As An 'Attorney w/ Secrets'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 30, 2012 10:54 AM
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Elise Neal shared the above photo on Instagram a couple of weeks ago, with the caption: 

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