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Watch Episode 1 Of New Web Comedy Series 'Debt Collectors'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 11, 2012 7:37 PM
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As promised, I'll be unloading a new web series every day for the rest of the week...

Features On Muhammad Ali, Henry Louis Gates Jr, Judith Jamison Part Of THIRTEEN's 50th

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 11, 2012 7:07 PM
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This fall, New York's THIRTEEN, the flagship station of PBS, will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Sunday, September 16, 2012, with a number of commemorative events and programs, offering diverse programming focusing on the *Black expereince* in the USA.

Preview French Comedy 'Yes We Can' (2 Unemployed Pals Kidnap Obama's Grandma, Demand Ransom)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 11, 2012 6:21 PM
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An new France/Germany/South Africa co-production comedy feature film titled Yes We Can, directed by Frenchman Olivier Abbou, from a screenplay penned by Abbou, Delphine Bertholon, and Nicolas Jones-Gorlin.

Watch Enthralling Award-Winning Short Drama, Horror Film 'Wake' (Short Shouts!)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 11, 2012 4:22 PM
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I saw this short film last year, as one of the judges of the 2011 Urbanworld Film Festival short film competition. And it's the film that the 3 of us (judges) unanimously selected as the winner of the contest.

14-Film Series Celebrating Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary Of Nation’s Independence At BAMcinématek

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 11, 2012 3:43 PM
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Wonderful news for you New Yorkers (a group I happily belong to), from restorations of the old, to premieres of the new. What'chou know 'bout Jamaican cinema?

Ice Cube's 'Ride Along' Resuscitated With Kevin Hart, Tim Story, Will Packer Jumping On-board

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 11, 2012 3:21 PM
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A long road for this project, which we first reported on in 2009, on the old S&A site.

One Thing About His Character That LeVar Burton Wishes 'Star Trek' Had Explored: 'His Sexuality'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 11, 2012 2:56 PM
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LeVar Burton
I thought we'd recently posted a similar statement from another black actor who worked in a past TV series, but I can't remember who that actor or what the show was. 

Shaquille O’Neal Comedy Show Gets Greenlight And 10-Episode Order

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 11, 2012 2:18 PM
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After graduating from the New York Film Academy last year, I figured he'd be prepping to shoot his feature film debut by now, instead of hosting a needless series for TruTV.

Preview 'The Fire This Time' (4 Black Women Defend Themselves Against Attack Branded Criminals)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 11, 2012 1:58 PM
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It's doc day on S&A. They just happen to make up the bulk of what I'm getting/seeing today.

Preview Acclaimed Doc 'The House I Live In' (Stories Of Individuals At All Levels Of America’s War on Drugs)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 11, 2012 1:13 PM
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More from the documentary frontier...

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