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15th RSFF: ‘Why Do You Have Black Dolls?’ + Why A Film Like This Matters

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 13, 2012 2:38 PM
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The 15th Reel Sisters of The Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series, being held this weekend in New York at Long Island University’s Brooklyn campus, is screening an array of interesting films, including Samantha Knowles’ short film, Why Do You Have Black Dolls?

Omarosa, La Toya Jackson, Dennis Rodman, Lil Jon, Claudia Jordan Are All 'Hired'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 13, 2012 1:24 PM
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Well, sort of. The cast of the first All-Star Celebrity Apprentice has been revealed.

Naomie Harris Aims, Fires Kill-Shot At 007, Sending Him Free-falling, In New 'Skyfall' Clip

  • By Courtney
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  • October 13, 2012 12:05 PM
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Watch Halle Berry, Keith David Talk Their Various Roles & Film's Scope In 'Cloud Atlas' Featurette

  • By Courtney
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  • October 13, 2012 11:44 AM
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I'm already pumped to see this film and every new video of footage I watch makes me even more excited. 

Tyra Banks Enters Scripted TV World w/ Series Based On Her Youth Titled 'Fivehead' For ABC

  • By Courtney
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  • October 13, 2012 11:11 AM
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Given all the jokes you've heard (and no doubt she's heard) about the size of her forehead, it maybe should be no surprise that Tyra Banks would create a scripted TV series based on her life titled Fivehead.

Ken Burns' Racial Injustice Doc 'The Central Park Five' Gets An Official Poster... In Black & White

  • By Courtney
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  • October 13, 2012 10:47 AM
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The upcoming new film from documentary master Ken Burns, titled, The Central Park Five, which Burns co-directed with his daughter Sarah Burns, and his son-in-law David McMahon, had its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.

Will Mariah Or Nicki Quit 'American Idol'?

  • By Sergio
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  • October 13, 2012 10:44 AM
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It's very possible according to news reports for the past week. Fox's ratings dream for their struggling reality talent show  American Idol is turning into a nightmare, and it's very possible that either Mariah Carey or Nicki Minaj may not be around for much longer.

'The Bone Collector' With Denzel Washington Coming Out On Blu-Ray DVD In Jan.

  • By Sergio
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  • October 13, 2012 12:09 AM
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Bet you had forgotten about this 1999 serial killer thriller with Denzel Washington too, like I did.

'Elza' To Open At The Harlem MIST Cinemas On Nov. 30th

  • By Sergio
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  • October 12, 2012 10:18 PM
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We sure have been talking a lot about Mariette Monpierre's debut feature film Elza for a while. But we wouldn't be doing it if it wasn't worth it.

New York Comic-Con: Chicago Bears Lineman Launches Media Company, Graphic Novel Series

  • By Courtney
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  • October 12, 2012 6:58 PM
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With recent conversations about professional athletes and their lack of a long-term financial outlook/planning (see the recent ESPN 30 For 30 documentary, Broke as a good example), it's good to see some athletes invest their earnings into businesses, instead of additional houses, cars, jewelry, expanded entourage, women, etc, which may bring immediate satisfaction, but may not necessarily be income generators for when you retire (retirement that comes quite early for many). 

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