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Opening On Friday: 'Dear Mandela' (Friends Invoke Nelson Mandela & Become New-Gen Leaders)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 19, 2012 4:56 PM
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The short story goes... When their shantytowns are threatened with mass eviction, three ‘young lions’ of South Africa’s new generation rise from the shacks and take their government to the highest court in the land, putting the promises of democracy to the test.

Jamaican Cinema’s 2011 Highest Grossing Film 'Ghett’a Life' Back In Canada By Popular Demand

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 19, 2012 4:18 PM
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All you need to know is in the press release below:

Nonso Anozie Joins Cast Of Paramount's 'Jack Ryan'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 19, 2012 3:57 PM
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Nonso Anozie has joined the cast of Jack Ryan (per BlackFilm) - Paramount's upcoming action-thriller directed by Kenneth Branagh, based on the character Jack Ryan - the fictional character created by author Tom Clancy, who appears in many of his novels. 

John Akomfrah Helming 'The Unfinished Conversation' For Autograph ABP

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 19, 2012 3:07 PM
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Watch 'The Roper' (Story Of Young Calf Roper w/ Dreams Of Making It To Rodeo Finals)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 19, 2012 2:28 PM
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Lovely short documentary titled The Roper, from director Ewan McNicol, produced for Meet Me Here, an ongoing series of short documentary films on people, places and things. 

Shadow & Act Black Filmmakers To Watch: Rungano Nyoni

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 19, 2012 1:56 PM
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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 2 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).

7th Annual Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival Starts Today w/ 120-Film Lineup From 30 Countries

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 19, 2012 1:11 PM
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With over 120 films from 30 countries, the 7th annual Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival (ttff) kicks off today, September 19, and will run through October 2.

Djimon Hounsou, Diane Kruger Actioner 'Special Forces' Gets Trailer, Poster, Theatrical Dates

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 19, 2012 12:42 PM
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Djimon Hounsou and Diane Kruger star in Special Forces, an action film directed by Stéphane Rybojad, which centers on a French special forces team in Afghanistan, sent on a rescue mission to save a kidnapped news reporter.

After 'Got Talent' Franchise Success In UK, USA & South Africa, 'Nigeria's Got Talent' Debuts

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 19, 2012 12:06 PM
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Scheduled to air weekly in Nigeria on Silverbird TV, TVC, AIT, Soundcity (DStv), and in the UK on HITV, Reality TV show Nigeria’s Got Talent debuted this past Sunday, September 16, with Kate Henshaw, Dan Foster & Yibo Koko As Judges.

'Fix My Life' Ratings Smash For OWN

  • By Sergio
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  • September 19, 2012 11:52 AM
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Iyania Vanzant's "Please help-me-get--my-s___t-together" new series Fix My Life, on the Oprah Winfrey Network, has been a ratings hit for the network, helping it to get the network's best ratings ever.

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