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Urbanworld 2012 Preview: 'The Triptych' (Doc Series Profiling Wangechi Mutu, Sanford Biggers, Barron Claiborne)

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  • September 13, 2012 4:28 PM
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I wouldn't necessarily call this Terence Nance's *next* film, or his follow-up to his feature film debut, An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty; but if you've seen that film, and dug it, then I think you'll probably dig this series as well.

African American Editor George Bowers Dies At 68 ('Harlem Nights,' 'A League Of Their Own,' More...)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 13, 2012 3:51 PM
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George Bowers - film editor of roughly 30 feature films, dating back to the early 1970s, and mentor to long-time Spike Lee editor (as well as director and producer in his own right) Sam Pollard - has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter, who say that he actually died on August 18 of complications related to heart surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Watch Now: Feature Doc 'The Black Kungfu Experience' (On Kungfu’s Black Pioneers & Heroes)

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  • September 13, 2012 2:28 PM
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About the film, which we've previously highlighted...

Watch Sneak Peek Of 'Scandal' Season 2, Episode 1 (Olivia & Cyrus Friends Again?)

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  • September 13, 2012 1:59 PM
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Watch Episode 8 Of Sci-Fi/Thriller Web Series 'Osiris' - 'The Date May Change But People Don't'

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  • September 13, 2012 1:48 PM
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7th Annual British Urban Film Festival Reveals 2012 Lineup & Schedule

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 13, 2012 1:40 PM
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I'll return with individual profiles of films on the festival's scheduled; in the meantime, feel free to sort through the list yourselves in the below press release.

A Daytime TV Exclusive: Trayvon Martin's Parents To Appear On Dr. Phil This Friday (Previews)

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  • September 13, 2012 1:11 PM
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Via press release from CBS/Paramount... preview of the show follows underneath the release:

'Unspeakable' Stage Play With Isaiah Washington Not Happening (...For Now)

  • By Sergio
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  • September 13, 2012 1:07 PM
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Back in July, I reported that Isaiah Washington would be co-starring and playing multiple roles in the new play Unspeakable, a "dramatic fantasia" on the life and a career of comedy legend Richard Pyror.

Anthony Mackie Confirmed To Play Falcon In 'Captain America' Sequel

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 13, 2012 12:56 PM
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Well.. even though there hasn't been an official announcement of this, I guess we can go ahead and say that Anthony Mackie is no longer "in talks" to play Falcon in the Captain America sequel; in the below interview with MTV, star Chris Evans pretty much confirms that Mackie is definitely going to play Falcon in the movie.

Watch Intriguing Trailer For The Short Film 'Zincgraff'

  • By Sergio
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  • September 13, 2012 12:36 PM
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We're always on the lookout for anything unusual and "out of the box" in regards to black cinema, and this certainly fits the bill.

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