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Preview Observational Doc 'Solar Eclipse' (Mission To Restore Electricity In Remote Zambian Village)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 12, 2012 4:32 PM
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Director/screenwriter Martin Mareček's 82 minunte observational documentary, Solar Eclipse (Pod sluncem tma), follows 2 Czech engineers, Milan and Tomáš, who are sent on a mission to restore a solar electric system in a remote village in Zambia.

Jamaican 'Against-The-Odds' Boxing Drama 'Ghett’a Life' Screening In UK Theaters This Week

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  • September 12, 2012 3:58 PM
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It screens tomorrow, Thursday, September 13, at 8:15pm, at Riverside Studios, Crisp Road, Hammersmith, London, W6.

Jenifer Lewis Stars In New Web Series Helmed By 'Girlfriends,' 'Reed Between The Lines' Director

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  • September 12, 2012 2:49 PM
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Veteran star of stage and screen, Jenifer Lewis (most recently seen as the over-protective mother in Think Like A Man), is starring in a new comedy web series, along with Shangela (the breakout star from the TV series RuPaul’s Drag Race), titled Jenifer Lewis and Shangela.

Urbanworld 2012 Preview - Time-Bending Sci-Fi Thriller 'Record/Play'

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  • September 12, 2012 2:15 PM
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Teaser for one of the short films in competition at the Urbanworld Film Festival this year (making its USA premiere), titled Record/Play, directed by Jesse Atlas, starring Mustafa Shakir and Deepti Gupta.

Harlow Project Seeking Participants For Street Harassment Web Video Series

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  • September 12, 2012 1:53 PM
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Details in release below...

Thandie Newton-Narrated Documentary On 'The Prophet' Gets Limited UK Theatrical Release

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  • September 12, 2012 1:30 PM
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It was announced earlier this year, that Salma Hayek was teaming up with the Doha Film Institute and Participant Media to adapt Khalil Gibran’s classic novel The Prophet as an animated feature for the big screen.

TV Casting News: Pooch Hall In Syfy's 'Warehouse 13' + Jon Michael Hill In 'Elementary'

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  • September 12, 2012 12:59 PM
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Some quickie TV casting news...

ESPN Films Presents 'Croom' (Terrence Howard-Narrated Doc On 1st African American SEC Head Coach)

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  • September 12, 2012 12:34 PM
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Details from an ESPN press release this morning...

Awards Season Begins For Quvenzhané Wallis - Honored With New Hollywood Trophy

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  • September 12, 2012 12:17 PM
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Awards season hasn't officially begun yet (although it's on the horizon), but Quvenzhané Wallis (star of Beasts of the Southern Wild) has picked up what I believe is her very first award for her performance in the film, THR reports.

On The Breathtakingly Beautiful Freedom In Kahlil Joseph's 'Until the Quiet Comes'

  • By Terence Nance
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  • September 12, 2012 11:52 AM
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"Something in the way of things. Something that will quit and won't start. Something you know but can't stand... can't know... but get along with, like death riding on top of the car peering through the windshield for his cue. Something entirely fictitious and true. That creeps across your path hallowing your evil ways, like it was yourself passing yourself not smiling."

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