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Gems Of The African Diaspora International Film Festival Screening Series Starting 6/29

  • By Courtney
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  • June 24, 2012 12:50 PM
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The details drom the press release below:

Weekend B.O. June 22-24 - 'Brave' Is On Top

  • By Sergio
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  • June 24, 2012 12:36 PM
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Despite the fact that it got disappointing reviews, calling it the weakest Pixar entry since Cars (and maybe even weaker than that), Brave (a film I admit I couldn't even feign an interest in watching, like curling) was, no surprise, the No. 1 film this weekend, and is expected to do extremely well at the box office like all other Pixar films.

Watch Full Pilot Episode Of 'Hollywood Exes' Starring Ex-Wives Of Eddie Murphy, Will Smith, Prince, R. Kelly

  • By Courtney
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  • June 24, 2012 12:00 PM
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You say you have nothing better to do on a Sunday afternoon?

Comedian And Radio Show DJ Rickey Smiley To Get Sit-Com On TVOne

  • By Sergio
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  • June 24, 2012 11:13 AM
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I'm the first to admit that I'm not current on what's going on, and never have been; but what I do know about comedian and radio show DJ Rickey Smiley, is that he's a really big deal south of the Mason/Dixon line.

ABFF 2012 Exclusive Video: Russ Parr Talks 'Undershepherd' Reception & Distribution Hopes

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 24, 2012 10:19 AM
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I had the pleasure of meeting Russ Parr, the big winner at the 2012 American Black Film Festival this weekend. His film The Undershepherd won Best Director and Best Narrative; official winners will be announced later.

Michael K. Williams To Play Rebellious Slave in Steve McQueen's '12 Years A Slave'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 24, 2012 8:47 AM
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Watch New 5-Minute 'Winnie' Promo Presented By T. D. Jakes (Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard)

  • By Sergio
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  • June 24, 2012 8:21 AM
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To say that Winnie, the Winnie Mandela bio-pic starring Jennifer Hudson in the lead role and Terrence Howard as Nelson, has been a "troubled" production is putting it mildly.

2012 ABFF Review: Eye-Opening 'Contradictions of Fair Hope' Gives Lesson in Identity & Dignity

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 23, 2012 11:41 AM
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S. Epatha Merkerson and Rockell Metcalf’s directorial debut Contradictions of Fair Hope, narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, documents the nation’s last surviving philanthropic society. Founded in Alabama by freed slaves after emancipation, the Fair Hope Benevolent Society began as Black Americans joined to fund funerals and burials; efforts to preserve human dignity and in turn lift the community’s morale by honoring the lives of ex-slaves amidst oppression.

Jennifer Hudson Joins Cast Of 'Smash' + Gets Her Own Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 22, 2012 7:43 PM
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Jennifer Hudson has joined the cast of NBC's musical drama Smash in a multi-episode arc for next season.

Newcomer Jay Ellis Taking Over For Pooch Hall In BET's Hit Series 'The Game'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 22, 2012 6:35 PM
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Producers of The Game are moving quickly to replace departing stars Tia Mowry and Pooch Hall.

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