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First Ever Chicago Social Change Film Festival This Weekend

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  • October 4, 2012 6:39 PM
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The Chicago International Film Festival, which opens on Oct 11, isn't the only game in town this month for adventurous filmgoers in the Chicagoland area. In fact there's another international film festival also taking place this weekend.

Moussa Touré's 'La Pirogue' Gets A Theatrical Release Date + First Full Trailer

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  • October 4, 2012 6:06 PM
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Special Harlem Sneak Preview Of 'Middle Of Nowhere' With Ava DuVernay Friday Oct. 5

  • By Sergio
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  • October 4, 2012 5:46 PM
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Harlem, and New York filmgoers in general, are in for a treat, because, tomorrrow, Friday, Oct 5, there will be a special advance sneak preview of Ava DuVernay's Middle of Nowhere, with Ms. DuVernay in person.

Black Film Center/Archive Presents Screening Of Doc 'Maestra' (60's Teen Girl Uprising In Cuba)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 4, 2012 4:55 PM
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Screening next week Monday, October 8, as part of the BFC/A-sponsored CUBAmistad Series (which celebrates Cuban art and film) at Indiana University, is the documentary Maestra, directed by Catherine Murphy, her directorial debut.

'Broke' Ranks As ESPN's Highest-Rated '30 for 30' Documentary; Series Continues Next w/ '9.79*'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 4, 2012 4:10 PM
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As Tambay wrote yesterday, ESPN Films' feature-length documentary, Broke, (part of its 30 For 30 initiative) that aims to provide insight into why 60 percent of NBA players, and 78 percent of NFL players go broke within five years of retirement, debuted 2 nights ago on ESPN, and is now available on iTunes for those who missed the premiere.

Shonda Rhimes Sells 'The Mix' To ABC (Dramedy About The Lives Of 5 Women Talk-show Hosts)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 4, 2012 3:29 PM
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Amidst all the excitement over news of Shonda Rhimes‘ pairing with Issa Rae to set up a project (I Hate L.A. Dudes) at ABC, we neglected to mention that Rhimes sold another new project - a comedy/drama titled The Mix - to ABC as well.

Naked, Dead Pastors & Handcuffed Hookers In Preview Of Tonight's 'Scandal'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 4, 2012 2:53 PM
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While we wait for Tambay to give his first breakdown of this new season of Scandal (we're only 1 episode in so far), here's a look at what to expect in season 2, episode 2, which airs tonight, at 10pm EST.

Allen Hughes' 1st Film Since 'Book Of Eli' ('Broken City') Gets A 'Power'-Full Trailer, Poster

  • By Courtney
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  • October 4, 2012 2:36 PM
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Here's your first look (trailer, poster) for Allen Hughes' first directorial effort since The Book Of Eli in 2010 - the crime thriller Broken City, which already stars Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jeffrey Wright and others.

BUFF 2012 Preview: 'Woolwich Boys' (British Crime Drama On Nigerian '419' Fraud Scam)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 4, 2012 2:09 PM
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You may recall UK-based filmmkaker Anthony Abuah's submission to the S&A What's Your Story? feature, in which he discussed being fiercely independent in making of his feature film, Woolwich Boys - a film that will next screen at the 2012 British Urban Film Festival. 

9th Cordoba (Spain) African Film Fest Reveals Lineup (94 Films From 28 African, Middle East Countries)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 4, 2012 1:42 PM
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The Cordoba African Film Festival (also known as FCAT Cordoba) celebrates its 9th edition from October 13 to 20, 2012.

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