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Preview - 'Stolen Seas' (On How Victims Become Villains & Other Untold Stories Of Somali Piracy)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 2:51 PM
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Here's another Somali piracy film; this one from director Thymaya Payne, titled Stolen Seas.

Debbie Allen Wants To Reboot 'A Different World'

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  • August 24, 2012 1:38 PM
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If the below tweets she posted to her Twitter followers are any indication...

Oprah Winfrey, TV Guide Count Down Most Iconic & Memorable Oprah Show Moments

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 12:52 PM
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From the press release from OWN (watch a preview below)...

Watch: 2 New Clips From 'Toys In The Attic' w/ Forest Whitaker As A Teddy Bear

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 12:36 PM
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Starring the voices of Forest Whitaker (as Teddy), Joan Cusack (as Madame Curie) and Carey Elwes (as Sir Handsome), Toys in the Attic, combines multiple forms of animation, is set in a magical world of toys and knick-knacks, stored in the attic of a home in Prague during the Cold War era.

Trailer - Isaiah Washington, Garcelle Beauvais In David E. Talbert’s 'Suddenly Single'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 12:13 PM
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Coming to DVD, and digital download on September 4th is David E. Talbert’s Suddenly Single, which stars Isaiah Washington and Garcelle Beauvais, in a work that's based on Talbert' stage play in which a married woman suddenly finds herself single after her husband reveals that he's in love with another woman.

Tracee Ellis Ross Explains Her Sudden 'Reed Between The Lines' Departure

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 11:37 AM
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"It was that BET hadn't decided if they were picking up the show yet or not [...] During that time when they didn't know, I was offered a really amazing pilot for NBC, and BET graciously allowed me to go and do it [...] Then the timing got complicated and there was a need to move forward. [BET] had to figure out how to deal without me because I wasn't available. But it's not because I wanted to leave."

6th African Diaspora International Film Festival In Washington, DC Kicks Off Today (Details)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 11:11 AM
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Details below on the 6th African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) In Washington, DC, starting today, at the Goethe Institute, and ending on Sunday, the 26th. Included in the lineup are a number of films we've profiled in previous posts, like The Story Of Lovers Rock, Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story and others.

Help Jamal Igle Kickstart his 10-Year Old Superhero Project MOLLY DANGER (6 More Days to Go)

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • August 24, 2012 11:05 AM
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Courtesy of Newsarama.com, the best website out there for comic book news, comes news of a new creator-owned project from one of the top African-American artists in the industry. 

'Rollaball' - Doc On Ghanaian Polio Survivors & Their Skateboard-Inspired Brand Of Soccer (Fundraising)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 10:49 AM
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Produced by Steven Markovitz (he also produced Viva Riva!), and directed by Eddie Edwards, Rollaball is a feature-length documentary, currently in production, about Ghana’s skate soccer team, the Rolling Rockets, who play a skateboard-inspired version of soccer adapted to suit their disability.

Randall Wallace Tapped To Develop TD Jakes Faith-Based Drama 'Heaven Is for Real'

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  • August 24, 2012 10:19 AM
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