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Meet The Winner Of Round 5 Of The Shadow & Act Digital Filmmaker Showcase...

  • By Courtney
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  • November 19, 2012 12:16 PM
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A Day In The Life, directed by Matthew Jenifer, professionally known as Sah, is the winner of the fifth and final qualifying round of Season 1 of the Shadow and Act Digital Filmmaker Showcase.

TV One Will Broadcast TV World Premiere Of Jeff Byrd's 'A Beautiful Soul' (Harry Lennix, Vanessa Bell Calloway)

  • By Courtney
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  • November 19, 2012 11:58 AM
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The press release doesn't say, but I think this might be TV One's first original film acquisition for a TV world premiere. 

Preview Feature-Doc 'Changing Face Of Harlem' (A Revitalization Told From The POV Of The People)

  • By Courtney
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  • November 19, 2012 11:36 AM
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From director Shawn Batey comes the upcoming feature-length documentary, Changing Face of Harlem, which examines the revitalization of Harlem, told from the POV of the people who have lived there prior to when the area started to really become gentrified, and who continue to live there, witnessing all the changes, first-hand.

Watch A Compilation Of Deleted Scenes From Award-Winning 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild'

  • By Courtney
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  • November 19, 2012 10:57 AM
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Ahead of its Blu-ray and DVD release on December 4, watch a compilation of deleted scenes from award-winning Beasts Of The Southern Wild, courtesy of the Wall Street Journal.

Where's The Trickle Down? Relying On The Financial Help Of Wealthy Whites Or Reinvesting In Ourselves?

  • By Courtney
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  • November 19, 2012 10:43 AM
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Here's an excerpt from a summary of an event at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business on Friday, where Robert Johnson gave a speech about his rise to success:

New Voices in Black Cinema Submission Deadline Ends TOMORROW 11/20

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • November 19, 2012 10:31 AM
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Still accepting feature and short film submissions until tomorrow for its 3rd annual film festival is Brooklyn's premier Black film festival and showcase New Voices in Black Cinema. Details after the jump.

Lenny Henry Will Tackle Troy Maxson In August Wilson's 'Fences' In UK West End Production

  • By Courtney
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  • November 19, 2012 10:02 AM
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Denzel Washington won a Tony Award for his performance as conflicted patriarch Troy Maxson in August Wilson's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Fences; now Brit Lenny Henry will attempt to make his own mark on the role, but across the pond, when the the Theatre Royal Bath in the U.K. will put on Fences, beginning February 18, 2013, through March 2, 2013.

'Basketball Wives' Cast Threatening To Walk Out Over Salary Dispute

  • By Sergio
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  • November 19, 2012 9:51 AM
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Shooting began last week on the 5th season of VH-1's hit reality show Basketball Wives and already trouble is brewing.

Watch: 'Colors And Boots' (Short On The Deferred Dreams Of Black Brazilian Children)

  • By Courtney
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  • November 19, 2012 9:39 AM
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A short film to start the new week, courtesy of the Black Women Of Brazil blog. It's titled Cores e Botas (Colors and Boots), and comes from Juliana Vicente.

Weekend B.O. Nov. 16-18 (Permit Me To Ask A Question About 'Twilight'...)

  • By Sergio
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  • November 18, 2012 12:27 PM
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Do I have to tell you what the number one film was this weekend? What’s the point? Grossing $141 million ($71 million of that just on Friday alone - the sixth largest opening ever), it’s so easy to mock those sparkling vampires movies and the people who love them. But this time I’ll be on my best behavior, for a rare change, and not say anything.

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