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'Winnie' To Open 8th Montreal International Black Film Festival In September

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2012 1:17 PM
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Months after the Toronto International Film Festival screened it (last September), it'll be the opening night film for another Canadian film festival (it wasn't the opening night film for TIFF by the way), this one in Montreal - the Montreal International Black Film Festival specifically. 

Dr. Dre Taking Producer Skills To TV For Hour-Long Drama On Music Business And Crime

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2012 12:50 PM
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Earlier this year, Dr. Dre, via his relatively young Crucial Films production company (launched in 2007), stepped in to produce a horror/thriller titled Thaw, from a script penned by Vik Weet, based on an original idea by Dre's production company partner Daniel Schnider.

'When Was The Last Time You Saw Bin Laden?!' (Bigelow Returns To War In Teaser For 'Zero Dark Thirty')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2012 12:28 PM
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Brand New Sparkle Trailer Is All Cee Lo + Lots Of New Footage

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2012 12:07 PM
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Robinne Lee Indie Rom-Com 'Miss Dial' Acquired By Phase 4 Films For Multi-Platform Release

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 6, 2012 11:54 AM
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A project we first alerted you to last summer, 2011, has been acquired by Phase 4 Films, with a multi-platform release planned.

'The Salute' Finally Available On VOD & DVD In USA & UK (Revisiting 1968 Mexico City Olympics)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2012 11:24 AM
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The year was 1968, at the Olympics in Mexico; Two black American athletes and medal winners staged a silent protest against racial discrimination.

What Does The Sight and Sound 'Greatest Films of All Time' List Say About Black Films?

  • By Alece Oxendine
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  • August 6, 2012 10:55 AM
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Let me say first that there are some truly amazing films on this list (to see the full list, click HERE) and if you haven't seen most of these, I suggest firing up that Netflix account or going HERE to find out how to watch these films.

Release Date Set For Denzel Washington's Adaptation Of 80s Crime Series 'The Equalizer'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2012 10:33 AM
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'Oldboy' Casting Sheet Surfaces; Spike Lee Responds To Fan Questions About Film's Lack Of Diversity

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2012 10:15 AM
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The Angry Asian Man blog has gotten a hold of a casting call sheet for Spike Lee's Oldboy. I should note that the sheet isn't dated, and Angry Asian Man doesn't specify when he received it (he posted it on his popular blog on August 3).

Juliette Fairley's 'Mulatto Saga' Film Series Provides Work For The Often Overlooked Bi-Racial Actress In Hollywood (!)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • August 6, 2012 9:51 AM
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"There's a lack of roles in Hollywood for bi-racial women. So, I create my own content that I star in and in the process I create work for other actors of all races, genders and nationalities," said Fairley whose mother is white and father African American."

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