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Shadow & Act Black Filmmakers To Watch: Jackie J. Stone

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 11:59 AM
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First... rehashing changes I previously noted about the annual Shadow & Act Black Filmmakers To Watch series in the announcement I posted about 4 weeks ago, if only for those who missed it to catch up (you can skip the next 2 paragraphs, if you've already read them).

HBFF 2012 Preview - 'The Black Kungfu Experience' (On Kungfu’s Black Pioneers & Heroes)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 11:26 AM
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A film we alerted you to earlier this year, which was online at the time, in full, but was quickly pulled soon after our posting, likely for this reason...

Watch First Trailer & 2 New Clips From 'Misfits' Season 4 Before Premiere

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 11:00 AM
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In case you didn't get the memo... A 4th season/series of Misfits will return to Channel 4 in the UK, at 10pm on Sunday October 28.

First Batch Of On-Set Photos From 'Tula, The Revolt' (Feature On Slave Uprising In Curacao)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 10:33 AM
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As noted earlier last week, Danny Glover will lend his talents, joining the starring cast of the slave uprising project Tula, The Revolt, from Dutch director Jeroen Leinders, which is based on a true story about a slave uprising on the island of Curacao, a Dutch colony in 1795, and the man called Tula, who stood up against his oppressors, and led the revolt that would last about a month.

DOC NYC Review - 'Venus And Serena' Is An Entertaining & Revealing Look At A Year In The Lives Of The Tennis Superstars

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 10:05 AM
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I'm not quite sure why the sisters (Venus Williams and Serena Williams) were reportedly furious over the content of the documentary, because, having now seen it for myself, there's absolutely nothing in it that I'd say was particularly damning; certainly not enough to overshadow everything else that the film documents in its 100-minute running time.

UPDATE: Brandon T. Jackson Confirmed To Star In 'Beverly Hills Cop' TV Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 9:35 AM
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UPDATE 11/13/2002 - Originally said to be in negotations about 2 weeks ago, it looks like Brandon T. Jackson is now set to star, as Deadline is now reporting. Props to Humor Mill for getting the story first, 2 weeks ago.

'Middle of Nowhere' Expands To More Cities This Weekend - Is Your City One Of Them?

  • By Sergio
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  • October 25, 2012 8:55 AM
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Is S & A turning into the Middle of Nowhere channel? Seems that way doesn't it? But then again isn't that we're all about? That is bringing to attention intelligent, well made, independently made black films? 

Voting For IFP Gotham Awards AUDIENCE Award Now Open (Several Familiar Titles On The List)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 8:53 PM
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Several films we've covered on S&A like Bay Of All Saints, Call Me Kuchu,The Girls In The Band, Under African Skies, and Trash Dance are all candidates for the 3rd annual Gotham Awards Audience Award, brought to you by IFP and Festival Genius.

Preview Sexy New Brazilian Drama Series 'Subúrbia' (Debuts November 1)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 7:36 PM
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H/T to the Black Women of Brazil blog for alerting me to this...

Teaser For Gabriel Mascaro's Feature Doc 'Doméstica' ('Housemaids') - 'The Help' Unscripted

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 6:41 PM
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First, recapping what I wrote in my initial profile of the film last week...

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