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David E. Talbert's "A Fool And His Money" Coming Out on DVD

  • By Sergio
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  • May 25, 2012 2:10 PM
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I've said it before, and I'll say it again: I always wonder if David E. Talbert is always kicking himself for letting Tyler Perry beat him to the punch.

"Black Filmmakers Are (Or Should Be) Obligated To Tell Stories Primarily About Black People" (Discuss)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 25, 2012 1:19 PM
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Slow news day, so how about a survey? :)

"The French Connection" - A Film Series About "The Other France" Presented By ADIFF

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 25, 2012 12:42 PM
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For a full lineup of all the films scheduled to screen in the series, click HERE - including documentaries on Frantz Fanon, Sotigui Kouyate, and Josefine Baker. 

2012 Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Line-Up For "Decoy" Edition ("Brooklyn Castle" Makes Cut)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 25, 2012 12:15 PM
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S&A highlights of relevant films are forthcoming - especially those we haven't covered previously. 

Gabrielle Union Talks "Being Mary Jane": Pilot Episode Wrapped + Character & Plot Breakdown

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 25, 2012 11:27 AM
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I know some of you expressed some concern for what the focus (or foci) would be in the new BET hour-long drama from the Akils, Being Mary Jane, starring Gabrielle Union.

In Theaters This Weekend: Will Smith Bets On "Black" + Omar Sy Is One Of The "Intouchables"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 25, 2012 11:01 AM
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Men In Black 3 opens today in the USA, in case you've had your head buried in the sand all week. I've seen it, and I'm guessing Sergio has as well. 

Watch Now: New Web Series "Two ____ in a Car," by the Writer of "Sh*t Black Girls Say"

  • By Jasmin
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  • May 25, 2012 10:42 AM
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Here's a laugh to kick off your holiday weekend. The next project from the writer of Sh*t Black Girls Say, is a new web series very much in the vein of the sh*t says brand of humor.
More: Watch Now

RZA Finally Talks "The Man With The Iron Fist," Says It's Officially Done w/ Test Screenings Happening

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 25, 2012 10:12 AM
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"Soul Food Junkies," "Oversimplification" Come to Oakland Innovation Film Lab, June 18-21

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • May 25, 2012 9:11 AM
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Film fans in The Bay will get a chance to see a few films we've discussed regularly on this site, including Byron Hurt's Soul Food Junkies and Terence Nance's An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, at Oakland Innovation Film Lab next month.

Exclusive: Omar Sy Talks Race and Representation in Hit French Comedy "The Intouchables"

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • May 25, 2012 8:08 AM
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We chatted briefly with actor Omar Sy about the film that has seemed to stir racial controversy as well as win international acclaim, French comedy The Intouchables.  Set for U.S. release today, May 25, the movie has already become one of the highest grossing French films of all time, but has nevertheless been criticized for its handling of its interracial leads.

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