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ESPN 30 For 30 Feature Doc 'Broke' Now Available On iTunes (Athletes & Their Money Problems)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 3, 2012 7:30 PM
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From ESPN Films comes a feature-length documentary that aims to provide insight into why 60 percent of NBA players, and 78 percent of NFL players go broke (hence the title) within five years of retirement.
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3rd 'Black Girls Rock!' On BET In November; Tracee Ellis Ross, Regina King Returning To Host

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  • October 3, 2012 6:54 PM
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BET Networks and Beverly Bond reunite to 'Shine the Spotlight on Black Girls Who Rock' for a 3rd televised event; this year's tributes include: Dionne Warwick, Kerry Washington, Susan Taylor, Alicia Keys and Dr. Hawa Abdi and her daughters.

Watch Simple, Effective Trailer For Award Winning Short Film 'And I On The Opposite Shore'

  • By Sergio
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  • October 3, 2012 6:08 PM
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Here's the very simple, but effective trailer for the short film, And I On The Opposite Shore, written, produced and directed by New York City-based filmmaker, Mozell Miley-Bailey, whose previous film, Paris Periherique, won the short film narrative award at the 2011 Harlem International Film Festival.

Philippe Niang's 'Toussaint L’Ouverture' Wins Big At 2012 Trinidad+Tobago Film Fest (List Of Winners)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 3, 2012 6:07 PM
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On Sunday, September 30, the 2012 Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival held its annual gala awards ceremony at the National Academy for the Performing Arts in Port-of-Spain.

Robert Johnson's Acquisition Of Image Ent, Acorn Media Complete! Creates Formidable Indie Distributor

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 3, 2012 5:29 PM
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It was in April when Robert Johnson's plans to acquire Image Entertainment and Acorn Media Group, to create what was deemed a "formidable independent distributor," were revealed. 

BUFF 2012 Preview: 'Eastside Story' (Doc Looks At Controversial London Academy For Black Boys)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 3, 2012 4:35 PM
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The 2012 British Urban Film Festival, which, for the first time, will allow audiences to watch some of this year’s program of films online (YES!), runs from October 12-14.

SAG-AFTRA Clarifies 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Actors' SAG Awards Ineligibility Report

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 3, 2012 3:59 PM
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See our Monday post on this HERE to catch up.

Spotlight On New Gauteng Film Commission Feature Film Projects (South Africa)

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  • October 3, 2012 3:03 PM
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We've previously profiled 1 of the films on this list: Little One, South Africa's submission for 2013 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar consideration.

Roger Ross Williams' 'Traveling While Black' At New Frontier Story Labs + 'God Loves Uganda' On PBS In 2013

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 3, 2012 2:20 PM
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Roger Ross Williams may not be a household name (yet), but the man has 2 projects in the works currently, that have attraced the kind of in-development attention that I think many would embrace fully.

Denzel Washington's Disconcerted Gaze Dominates The Poster For 'Flight'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 3, 2012 1:44 PM
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