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"Streetcar Named Desire" Broadway Revival Ticket Giveaway Winner Update...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 27, 2012 11:21 AM
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To recap... S&A is giving away 2 tickets to a performance of the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Emily Mann.

Cissy Houston Pitching Book On Whitney Houston That Will Tell "The Bad & The Good" (Film Rights?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 27, 2012 10:55 AM
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Oh boy... on the heels of all the chatter about a potential Whitney Houston biopic comes this...

Ozwald Boateng's "A Man's Story" Now Available On DVD/VOD

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 27, 2012 10:35 AM
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... But only in the UK. However, keep reading the rest of you...

Tribeca 2012 Best Doc Award Winner "Wavumba" Now On VOD For Two Weeks Only

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 27, 2012 9:45 AM
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News you can use from my inbox... a film I saw earlier this week at the Tribeca Film Festival, and reviewed favorably HERE will be available on VOD for 2 weeks only, so get on it.

Review - "Restless City" Is Andrew Dosunmu's Ethereal Ode To A City He Loves

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 27, 2012 9:13 AM
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As it makes its theatrical debut today in NYC, LA and ATL, via AFFRM, here's a repost of my original review of the film...

Yoruba Richen Wins Tribeca Creative Promise Award for "The New Black" (Doc on Race, Sexuality & Church)

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • April 27, 2012 12:33 AM
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Last night, director Yoruba Richen (Promised Land) was honored with the Creative Promise Award at Tribeca All Access for her explosive new documentary, The New Black.

"War Witch," Wavumba, "Una Noche" Clean Up At 2012 Tribeca Film Festival Awards

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 26, 2012 9:20 PM
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Excellent! 2 of the films I saw and reviewed positively on S&A picked up trophies: The Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature went to War Witch (my review HERE), and the star of that film Rachel Mwanza, won the award for Best Actress in a Narrative Feature Film; lastly, the Best New Documentary Director award went to Wavumba (my review HERE).

"Uptown Saturday Night" Remake w/ Denzel Washington, Will Smith Finds A Director

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 26, 2012 8:31 PM
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I'm actually getting tired of talking about this project, and almost didn't post this new piece of news; alas, I am posting it.

Trailer & Release Date For "The Obama Effect" (Charles S. Dutton, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Megan Good)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 26, 2012 8:07 PM
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Here's a project I've long forgotten about, since we first wrote about it in 2009! So, we're talking 3 years ago. And since then, nothing's been written about it on this site because, well, nothing about it has come our way... until today!

Tribeca 2012 Review - "Broke" Paints An Incomplete Picture Of The Many Forces Draining Athletes' Bank Accounts

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 26, 2012 7:33 PM
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NOTE: This was a work-in-progress screening of the film I attended.

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