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BFI Will Finance Brit Helmer Destiny Ekaragha's 'Gone Too Far' (Based On Olivier Winning Play)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 11, 2012 10:52 AM
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'The Couple' Movie Kickstarter Followup Success Diary (And Tips)

  • By Numa Perrier
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  • October 11, 2012 10:15 AM
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New Voices in Black Cinema 2013 - Earlybird Deadline Approaches, Also Seeking Latino Films

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • October 11, 2012 10:15 AM
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Still accepting submissions for its 3rd annual film festival is Brooklyn's premier Black film showcase, ActNow Foundation's New Voices in Black Cinema. The extra-affordable earlybird deadline is in 20 days - Wednesday, October 31st (a date that's difficult to forget since it is Halloween).

New On DVD - Channel 4 Comedy Series 'Fresh Meat' (Zawe Ashton Co-Stars)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 10, 2012 10:31 PM
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Just as the second series of Channel 4's hit university-set comedy Fresh Meat is beginning, series one has been released on DVD in the U.K. Co-star Zawe Ashton's break-out performance as slacker-student Vod is reason enough to pick this up.

New On DVD - BBC Murder-Mystery Series 'Death In Paradise'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 10, 2012 8:43 PM
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The BBC/France Télévisions murder-mystery co-production Death In Paradise was released on DVD in the U.K. this week.

'Django Unchained' Gets A 2nd Full Trailer, Shows More Kerry Washington, Jamie Foxx In Action

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 10, 2012 7:54 PM
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Since the first full trailer, there've been a number of short TV spots, but we've largely avoided posting those, since most of them didn't reveal anything particularly new.

Sidney Poitier Feted At Bahamas’ 40th Independence Anniversary; Landmarks Named After Him

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 10, 2012 7:32 PM
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At 85 years old, he's one of the few legends of his generation still alive...

Africa At The Oscars: Best Foreign Language Film Submissions From The Continent - Algeria

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 10, 2012 7:00 PM
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As was announced earlier this week by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, a record-setting 71 different countries submitted films for consideration to be nominees for next year's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.

Watch Lance Gross & Nicole Beharie In Breezy New Clip From Matthew Cherry's 'The Last Fall'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 10, 2012 5:43 PM
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Announced at the 2012 American Black Film Festival, where the film screened, Matthew Cherry's family drama, The Last Fall, was acquired by Image Entertainment (which recently joined Bob Johnson's RLJ family) in a deal that included all non-theatrical North American rights (DVD, VOD, Digital Download, etc).

Kickstarter Expands - Launches In The UK; Bring On Those UK-Based Project Campaigns!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 10, 2012 5:05 PM
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I suppose this means that I/you/we can expect even more emails alerting us to Kickstarter project campaigns.

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