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"In Our Nature" Co-Starring Gabrielle Union Acquired For Stateside Distribution, In Theaters This Fall

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 19, 2012 8:41 PM
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Cannes 2012 Preview: "7 Days in Havana" Anthology Film Told Through The City's Visitors

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 19, 2012 7:39 PM
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7 Days in Havana "will be premiering at Cannes this year in competion for the "Prize Un Certain Regard" section of the Festival's film line-up. 7 Days chronicles the life in Cuba in seven different stories per each day, told through visitors of the Caribbean city and helmed by seven different directors.
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Ty Hodges/Omar Epps' Musical Drama "You, Me & The Circus" on VOD This Fall (Trailer)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 19, 2012 5:20 PM
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I’m surprised we haven’t talked much about this film/musical. We posted a teaser back in February of last year, and since then, it has screened at UrbanWorld Film Fest and a few other venues.
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"C'Mon Man" Starring Tony Rock Coming Out On DVD In June

  • By Sergio
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  • April 19, 2012 5:13 PM
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Here's your first look at the RED BAND NSFW trailer for the film C'Mon Man starring Tony (AKA Chris' brother) Rock. I'm sure no doubt he hates being called that, but then who would you know who he is?

Trying To Understand Carl Franklin's Absence From Movie Theaters In 8 Years...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 19, 2012 5:09 PM
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I wonder what happened to that series on The Black Panthers that director Carl Franklin (most famous for Devil In A Blue Dress), was developing for HBO back in 2009 when it was first announced.

Black Film Screenings in NY, LA & Chicago Starting Tomorrow 4/20 ("Chico & Rita," "Snow on tha Bluff," "War Witch")

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 19, 2012 5:07 PM
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Alrick Brown's "Kinyarwanda" Embarks on "100 Days Tour," Commemorating the 1994 Rwandan Genocide

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • April 19, 2012 4:09 PM
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In observance of the Rwandan Genocide of 1994, Alrick Brown's Sundance Award-winning drama Kinyarwanda will screen intensively throughout the country during a 100-day commemoration in April and May.

African Diaspora International Film Festival Presents Its 2012 Music & Soul Film Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 19, 2012 4:02 PM
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A chance for you New Yorkers to see some titles we've covered previously on S&A - especially if you missed them when the screened previously, like Menelik Shabazz's The Story Of Lovers Rock, The First Rasta, and Everyday Sunshine: The Story Of Fishbone amongst others.

Official Synopsis and New Photos From "Soft Focus" by Rod Gailes (S&A Filmmaker Challenge Winner)

  • By Jasmin
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  • April 19, 2012 3:26 PM
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Here's the latest update on Soft Focus, the forthcoming drama by Rod Gailes OBC, winner of the 2nd Shadow & Act Filmmaker Challenge. The film is currently in post production, inching steadily toward a release on this site, which will be accompanied by a motion picture soundtrack release as well.

Tribeca 2012 Highlights: Documentary "Broke" Looks at Pro Athletes Who Squander Their Earnings

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • April 19, 2012 2:48 PM
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From ESPN Films comes a feature-length documentary that aims to provide insight into why 60 percent of NBA players and 78 percent of NFL players run out of funds within five years of retirement - aptly titled Broke.

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