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ImageNation Announces 2012 Summer Schedule Of FREE Film Screenings + Performances (NYC)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2012 6:52 PM
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Several titles on this list that we've covered here on S&A (Brooklyn Boheme, Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, Come Back Africa, Marley and much more), so if you haven't seen them, here's your opportunity; it's summer, sun, films... all for FREE!!

The 16th Annual American Black Film Festival Kicks Of In Miami Tonight!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2012 6:34 PM
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Vanessa will be covering the festival for S&A, so look out for all her writeups over the next 3 days (she doesn't get there until tomorrow).

Aretha Franklin Wants To Be A Reality TV Judge (But No One Is Calling)

  • By Sergio
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  • June 20, 2012 6:11 PM
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Aretha Franklin is a huge fan of those reailty TV talent shows like American Idol and The X Factor, and would love to be a judge on one of them. Only if someone would ask her.

Broadway Musical Adaptation Of 'Sister Act' Will Close This Summer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2012 6:02 PM
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Spike Lee's 'Red Hook Summer' Will Screen For The National Association Of Black Journalists On 6/23

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2012 5:34 PM
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Well... it'll be one busy day of film screenings for members of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) this Saturday, June 23, with 2 of this year's high-profile black films scheduled to screen during the NABJ's annual convention in New Orleans this weekend! 

20th Century Fox Digs Into Archives To Release 'The Foxes Of Harrow' On DVD For 1st Time Ever

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2012 5:04 PM
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Maybe someone at 20th Century Fox reads S&A; specifically, maybe they read THIS April post titled The First Book By A Black Author Adapted To Film By A Hollywood Studio Was...?, in which I talked about the adaptation of a 1946 book by African American author, Frank Yerby, titled, The Foxes of Harrow, which was the answer to the post's title question.

Another Somali Pirates Movie In The Works Titled 'High Value Target'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2012 4:33 PM
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The last one we wrote about (an adaptation of Wilbur Smith’s novel Those In Peril) was in March; today brings word of what is being described as a "Somali piracy actioner" titled High Value Target.

Actors Against Acting Athletes w/ Gary Oldman (Hump Day Humor... But Not Really)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2012 4:01 PM
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I'm sure actors will love this; one could also target to video at other groups like... musicians.

Lee Daniels' Polarizing 'The Paperboy' Picked Up, Gets Stateside Theatrical Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2012 3:25 PM
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Lee Daniels' The Paperboy, which screened at the Cannes Film Festival last month - its world premiere, will be released by Millennium Entertainment in USA theaters on October 5.

'Think Like A Man' Heading To Blu-ray/DVD On August 28 w/ 5 Featurettes, Gag Reel

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2012 3:12 PM
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It didn't reach the $100 million box office figures we were pushing for, but still a more than respectable (if not surprising) $90.6 million box office take thus far. It looks like it's settling into what will be its final tally.

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