Shadow and Act

'The Story of Lover's Rock To Open CaribbeanTales Toronto Showcase (Canadian Premiere)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2012 2:47 PM
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I saw the film last year, and also reviewed it on S&A, and it's recommended for you folks up north; so give it a look when it makes its Canadian premiere in less than a month.

Freema Agyeman To Return To BBC In CBeebies Series 'Old Jack's Boat'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • August 10, 2012 2:33 PM
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Earlier this year, Freema Agyeman landed a plum role in the upcoming CW series The Carrie Diaries.  Now, she returns to her BBC roots in the CBeebies series Old Jack's Boat.

Preview Meta-fictional Feature 'Tango Macbeth' - A play, Inside A Documentary, Inside A Film

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2012 2:25 PM
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In reading the synopsis for this, I immediately thought of William Greaves' 1968 momentous Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One, and its layers of metatextual storytelling, inherent in the concept of the story: that of a documentary, inside a documentary, inside a documentary.

E. Roger Mitchell Cast As Toughie Chaff In 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2012 1:36 PM
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E. Roger Mitchell has been cast as troublemaker Chaff in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Lionsgate announced today.

3 Finalists Announced In South Africa's Next Top Filmmaker 2012 Competition

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2012 1:11 PM
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Catching up on my emails today... here's one that I missed from July (the 3 finalists above):

TV One's 'Rickey Smiley Show' Premieres Sept 18 (Ray J, J. Anthony Brown, Roz Ryan Co-Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2012 12:06 PM
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The new comedy series starring comedian and radio personality Rickey Smiley is produced by Roger Bobb and will premiere on TV One, on September 18, 2012.

Watch 'The Jingle' (Season 2, Episode 3 Of 'Awkward Black Girl')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2012 11:21 AM
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Awkward Black Girl starring Issa Rae season 2 is underway, in case you didn't already know.

'Sparkle' Round-table w/ Salim Akil, Mara Brock Akil, Carmen Ejogo & Tika Sumpter

  • By Masha Dowell
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  • August 10, 2012 11:09 AM
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After the screening of the film Sparkle, Shadow and Act was able to participate in a cast and crew roundtable at the Four Seasons hotel in Beverly HIlls, California. At the roundtable, we captured the inside story on the films mission, insights about the storylines, and valuable information from the producers, cast, and  of the project.
More: Sparkle

Antonia Thomas Joins Cast Of 'Northern Soul' - On 1960s Music, Dance Movement (Watch Promo)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2012 10:31 AM
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Misfits star Antonia Thomas revealed in an interview this week with the Next Now Next blog that she'll be co-starring in an upcoming feature film on the Northern Soul dance music and dance movement that emerged, initially in Northern England in the late 1960s.

'Kirikou And The Men And Women' Gets A Glossy Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2012 9:52 AM
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A quick recap... the pint-sized Senegalese hero Kirikou is returning for yet another animated adventure titled Kirikou et les hommes et les femmes (Kirikou And The Men And Women) - this, however, will be the first film in the franchise to be produced in stereoscopic 3D, a format French director Michel Ocelot used for the first time on Tales of the Night (2011).

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