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S&A In Conversation: Shola Lynch Talks 'Free Angela & All Political Prisoners'

  • By Lisa Harewood
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  • September 11, 2012 7:22 PM
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Shola Lynch’s second feature length documentary, Free Angela and All Political Prisoners has been one of the most buzzed about films at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. The festival honored the film with a Gala premiere at the 1900 seat Roy Thomson Hall, a privilege usually reserved for Hollywood blockbusters.

USA Theatrical Premiere For South African Drama 'Otelo Burning' At MIST Harlem Cinemas 10/3

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 6:56 PM
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Vanessa saw Sara Blecher's Otelo Burning at ABFF in July, and reviewed it positively HERE.

Poster For Spike Lee's Michael Jackson Doc 'Bad 25' (Coming To ABC On Thanksgiving)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 6:33 PM
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Following its Venice Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival screenings, Spike Lee's Michael Jackson documentary, made in collaboration with the estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music, titled Bad 25, will air on ABC on Thanksgiving Day; specific details to be revealed later, according to the press release.

Forest Whitaker Replaces Djimon Hounsou To Star Opposite Orlando Bloom in Crime Drama 'Zulu'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 6:08 PM
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We missed this switch apparently... although I haven't seen an official announcement of it, nor any press releases in my inbox.

Shadow & Act Black Filmmakers To Watch: Alfons Adetuyi

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 5:25 PM
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Watch Season Finale Of Docu-Series From Black Public Media, 'Ask A Muslim' ('9/11')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 4:26 PM
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BlackPublicMedia.org and the National Black Programming Consortium present the new Ask A Muslim series.

Preview: 'Kasha And The Zulu King' (Premieres September 15 On Centric)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 3:43 PM
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It premiered over the weekend, on Saturday, September 8, on BET, and will premiere this Saturday, September 15, on Centric (10am - 11am) as a part of their Back-to-School Programming Campaign!

Production Set To Begin In East Africa This Month, On Cutter Hodierne's 'Fishing Without Nets'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 2:56 PM
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Cutter Hodierne's award-winning short film, Fishing Without Nets (a film we've covered a lot of this site), which won the Grand Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking at this year's Sundance Film Festival, is on its way to becoming a feature length film (most recently, we announced that it was one of 15 projects selected to recieve a total of $200,000 in grants as part of the Cinereach Project at the Sundance Institute). 

Guadeloupean Drama 'Elza' Making USA Theatrical Premiere At New MIST Harlem Cinemas (Details)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 2:46 PM
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We previously announced this news last month, as part of a longer post about the upcoming opening of MIST Harlem Cinemas, where the film will make its US theatrical premiere on Friday, October 12.

'Marley' (The Definitive Documentary On The Life Of Bob Marley) Now Streaming On Netflix

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 1:46 PM
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Magnolia Pictures released Academy Award-winner Kevin Macdonald's Bob Marley documentary Marley, on Friday, April 20th, launching day and date on all VOD and digital platforms - including Facebook.
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