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A Remake Of 'Mahogany' Is In Development Courtesy Of de Passe-Jones Entertainment

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 28, 2012 9:59 PM
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This is news to me, even though it was apparently announced last fall; although a Google search revealed zero links to sites that picked up on the news - other than the site on which it originates.

2012 NYFF Preview: Doc/Fiction 'Kinshasa Kids' (Journey Of Disowned "Witch" Kids in Congolese Capital )

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 28, 2012 8:35 PM
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The Belgium/France "documentary/fiction hybrid" Kinshasa Kids, set in the capital of Congo, is slated to screen at the upcoming New York Film Festival (September 28-October 14).

Eddie Murphy Teaming With Creator Of 'The Shield' To Reboot 'Beverly Hills Cop' As TV Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 28, 2012 7:54 PM
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First Look At Ice-T Exec Produced TIFF Doc 'Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp' (Clip, Poster)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 28, 2012 6:32 PM
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Here's your first look at the feature documentary Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp which is scheduled to make its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival next month.

10 Years After Winning Pulitzer, Suzan-Lori Parks Returns To Direct New Topdog/Underdog Production

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 28, 2012 6:20 PM
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All the details in the press release below; performances begin on September 8, and continue through September 30, with opening night set for September 14, at Two River Theater Company in Red Bank, N.J. For tickets, which range from $37 to $57, click HERE.

Actor Terry Crews Turns His Body Into An Instrument (Diversions)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 28, 2012 5:38 PM
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What can I say... it's Terry Crews' world, and the rest of us are just paying rent (h/t Vulture).

Black Public Media Open Call: Two $20,000 Grants To Producers Working On Original Web Content

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 28, 2012 4:58 PM
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Got a great idea for a web project? Maybe a narrative or documentary web series you can make happen with a $20,000 grant? You do?

Watch Episode 4 Of New Docu-Series From Black Public Media - 'Ask A Muslim' (The Qu'ran)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 28, 2012 4:29 PM
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BlackPublicMedia.org and the National Black Programming Consortium present the new Ask A Muslim series.

'Flight' Announced As Centerpiece Film For 2012 Austin Film Festival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 28, 2012 4:24 PM
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Curious that Robert Zemeckis' Flight (which stars Denzel Washington and Don Cheadle) is taking the film festival route before its official theatrical opening in November.

Watch The First 10 Minutes Of 'Think Like A Man' (New On Blu-ray, DVD, VOD, Digital Today)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 28, 2012 3:54 PM
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As already announced in a post earlier this morning, Think Like A Man is out on both DVD and Blu-ray today, August 28. 

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