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Listen To, Download 14-Track Soundtrack To 'Soft Focus' (2nd S&A Black Filmmaker Challenge Winner)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 8:24 PM
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Broadway Review: Riveting 'A Streetcar Named Desire' Revival Has Soul

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 7, 2012 8:11 PM
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Occasional S&A contributor and screenwriter/producer Kia Barbee was able to attend a show of the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, and, impressed with the play, she was more than willing to share her thoughts with us.
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Watch: King Bachelor's Pad Presents 'Last Wish' w/ Guest Star Robert Ri'chard (Web Series)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 6:07 PM
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It's not only a slow news day today, but I've also been buried in other work (we all have *day jobs* for those of you who don't know).

Make A 3-Minute Film About Someone Changing The World, Win $100,000

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 5:23 PM
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The Focus Forward Filmmaker Challenge offers the largest cash prizes ever for documentary shorts in their $200,000 Filmmaker Challenge. 

2012 Lineup For Encounters - South African International Documentary Festival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 5:11 PM
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A full lineup that looks promising; I'll go through the list eventually; for right now, the short story...

Watch: 2 Clips From Sheldon Candis' feature film debut LUV (Common, Michael Rainey Jr)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 3:18 PM
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We've posted one or two clips in the past, but I don't recall these. Still no full trailer yet that I'm aware of.
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'White Scripts & Black Supermen: Black Masculinities In Comic Books' Now On DVD

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 2:57 PM
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I think most would embrace a feature-length documentary on the late Dwayne McDuffie and the institution he created Milestone Media/Comics, a coalition of African American artists and writers, and comic book company owned by African Americans, striving to positively address the lack of minorities in American comics, fighting for recognition and acclaim in an industry dominated by whites, both the characters within the comics, as well as the people who create, market and sell them. 

Watch: Top TV Showrunners (Including Shonda Rhimes) Let Audiences Into Their Heads

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 2:14 PM
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More news and views from the western front... if you didn't catch yesterday's discussion from the WGAW, click HERE; lots of good info there.

Sci-Fi British Megahit 'Misfits' Will Make USA TV Debut on Logo Next Month

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 1:14 PM
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US audiences have only been able to catch this on Hulu, or VOD services like Amazon's streaming platform. For those who still haven't seen an episode, and you have the Logo cable tv network, here's your chance to catch up on maybe one of the best British TV series right now. I know a lot of you are big fans.

'Snow On Tha Bluff' ('A Riveting Account Of Thug Life') Gets A DVD Date + New Trailer, Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 12:48 PM
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