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Kenya International Film Festival Announces 2012 Dates, Theme

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 22, 2012 1:00 PM
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This will be the first year that we actually cover this festival; not that any of us is traveling to Kenya for the festival, but we'll be following it much closer than we have in the past 3 years. And I just might have someone over there write up a few film reviews and overall reactions to the festival.

Byron Hurt's 'Soul Food Junkies' to Premiere in New York City on August 30

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • August 22, 2012 12:58 PM
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A film we've covered regularly on this site, and one of Tambay's 2012 Projects We're Excited About, acclaimed documentary Soul Food Junkies will have its New York City premiere next Thursday, August 30 at Lincoln Center.

Terrence Howard to Guest Star on 'Hawaii Five-0'

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • August 22, 2012 12:32 PM
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Hawaii Five-0 fans can look forward to a star-studded episode this October, as Terrence Howard will appear in the show's upcoming third season. Kardashian kid Kendall Jenner will appear in the same episode, although separately from Howard. 

Visit 'An African Election' Digital Guide Ahead of the Film's October 1 PBS Premiere

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • August 22, 2012 11:35 AM
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As previously reported, acclaimed documentary An African Election, Jarreth Mertz' behind-the-scenes look at the 2008 elections in Ghana, will have its US national television premiere on PBS WORLD on October 1.

Trailer Watch - Vandon Gibbs' 'Solace'

  • By Sergio
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  • August 22, 2012 11:11 AM
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Here's the teaser trailer for Atlanta based African-American filmmaker Vandon N. Gibbs' feature film Solace

Watch Orlando Jones as Bobby Seale in New Trailer for 'Chicago 8' (+ New Poster and Stills)

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • August 22, 2012 10:53 AM
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Based on actual court transcripts from 1968, The Chicago 8 tells the story of the eight anti-war protesters charged with conspiring to cause riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.

Benefit Screening of 'LUV' in Chicago in September

  • By Sergio
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  • August 22, 2012 10:23 AM
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Writer/director Sheldon Candis' dramatic film LUV with Common, Danny Glover, Meagan Good, Dennis Haysbert, Michael Rainey Jr, Lonette McKee and Charles S. Dutton will have a benefit screening in Chicago on Monday, September 10 at the Showcase ICON Theater before its theatrical release.

Former Fox, TNT, TBS Programming Exec Named Bounce TV's EVP, Programming & Production

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 21, 2012 9:30 PM
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Documentary Channel Will Premiere 'Mighty Jerome' For USA Audiences (From 'Nurse.Fighter.Boy' Director)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 21, 2012 8:52 PM
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The Documentary Channel is primarily available through satellite television services DISH Network (Channel 197) and DIRECTV (Channel 267).

Revisit 'The Story Of A Three-Day Pass' On Melvin Van Peebles' 80th Birthday (His 1st Feature)

  • By Malcolm Woodard
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  • August 21, 2012 7:31 PM
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If I may toss in my own little piece of acknowledgement of Melvin Van Peebles' 80th birthday today (see Tambay's post earlier today HERE).

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