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Today In History... The Rumble In The Jungle; Watch 'When We Were Kings' + 'Soul Power'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 10:52 AM
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Today in history... October 30, 1974, the Rumble In The Jungle in what was then called Zaire, now known as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC); Muhammad Ali knocked out George Foreman in the 8th round of a 15 round bout, regaining his World Heavy Weight title.

Preview Feature Doc 'In Another Way' (Africans Challenge Dominant Systems That Define Societies)

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  • October 30, 2012 10:20 AM
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A work-in-progress feature documentary titled Autrement (English translation, In Another Way), which claims to explore West Africa - the "least developed" region on the planet.

Meagan Good's New Mid-Season NBC Soap Gets Another Title Change

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  • October 30, 2012 9:43 AM
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Kartemquin Films Starting Development Program For Documentary Filmmakers of Color

  • By Sergio
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  • October 29, 2012 11:03 PM
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Following up on Courtney's item belew about the Chicago-based Kartemquin Films' upcoming documenatry about Muhammad Ali... Go ahead take a look... I can wait...

ABC Orders Full Season Of 'Scandal' - Series Will Expand Beyond 13 Episodes To Total Of 22

  • By Courtney
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  • October 29, 2012 9:15 PM
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ABC has given a full season order to Shonda Rhimes' Scandal, meaning its current second season will add another 9 episodes to the previously ordered 13 episodes, for a total of 22 episodes of the political fixer drama.

Michael Jai White Working On Paul Robeson Biopic + Was Offered 'Expendables' But Had Conflicts

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  • October 29, 2012 8:52 PM
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In the below interview, Leslie Carvery caught up with Michael Jai White in Las Vegas, where he was on-hand for a documentary film project he's a part of. 

Halle Berry Reiterates Her Strong Desire To Bring Angela Davis' Life Story To The Big Screen

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  • October 29, 2012 7:33 PM
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Halle Berry Reiterates Her Strong Desire To Bring Angela Davis' Life Story To The Big Screen

Watch Preview Of 'City Of God - 10 Years Later'

  • By Sergio
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  • October 29, 2012 6:33 PM
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One of my absolute favorite films of the past decade is the 2002 Brazilian film, City of God, directed by Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund.

Nollywood Meets Bollywood In First Co-Production Between Both Industries - 'J.U.D.E.'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 29, 2012 6:12 PM
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It might be hard to believe that the two largest film industries in the world (Nollywood and Bollywood) collaborated on/co-produced a feature film for the very first time last year - a film that made its world premiere in the spring, earlier this year, in Nigeria.

LeVar Burton Is The Nexus Of The Horror Movie Unvierse

  • By Courtney
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  • October 29, 2012 3:39 PM
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Some Halloween fun courtesy of MTV Movies... with the holiday right around the corner. Click the image below for an enlarged view:

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