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Omari Hardwick Hosts Aspire's Show Premiere of 'ABFF Independent' On 6/27 at 8PM ET

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 25, 2012 5:59 PM
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ArtMattan Productions Acquires Kadhy Sylla's 'The Silent Monologue' (On The Lives Of Maids In Senegal)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2012 4:57 PM
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ArtMattan Productions is pleased to announce the acquisition of Khady Syllla's The Silent Monologue/Le Monologue de la Muette, co-directed with Charlie Van Damme, a 45-minute visual and poetic analysis of the life of maids in Senegal reminiscent of Ousmane Sembene's classic Black Girl.

See 'Black Dynamite' (Feature Film) + 'Black Dynamite' "New Animated Series" In Theaters

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2012 4:48 PM
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Landmark Theatres and Adult Swim are pleased to invite you and a guest to a free screening of the critically-acclaimed 2009 feature film BLACK DYNAMITE.

Chris Chalk Joins Steve McQueen’s '12 Years A Slave'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2012 3:54 PM
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Chris Chalk has signed onto join the cast of Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave.

The Shadow & Act 2012 LA Film Fest Wrap-Up (Highlights, Reviews & Interviews)

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • June 25, 2012 2:10 PM
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2012 was a banner year for black film at Film Independent’s Los Angeles Film Festival, with movies by and about black people presented at two of the festival’s four gala screenings, and taking a number of awards as well.

Los Angeles Film Festival 2012 Winners ('Four,' 'All Is Well,' 'The Chair' Take Top Honors)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2012 12:30 PM
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New In UK Theaters This Week: Noel Clarke's Sci-Fi Horror 'Storage 24'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2012 12:00 PM
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It would be nice to have info on "black films" opening each week in theaters all over the world; but I don't readily have access to that info. If anything, I rely on readers to let us know about films opening in their cities that we haven't written about, since it's nearly impossible to keep track of it all.

Black & Sexy TV: Watch 'The Break Up" - Episode 7 Of 'The Number'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2012 11:40 AM
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New In USA Theaters This Week: 'Beast Of The Southern Wild' & 'Madea's Witness Protection'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2012 11:30 AM
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Gee, I dunno... it's a tough choice between those 2 films. Hmmm... I'm so torn. Maybe you guys can help me out?

Review: Compelling 'Ballplayer: Pelotero' Is Exposé On MLB Training Camps In Dominican Republic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2012 10:29 AM
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A revealing portrait of one aspect of the business of baseball that may seem like relatively inconsequential business as usual for the average fan here in the USA, but is a matter or survival for those really young men (16-year-olds) who dream of multi-million dollar signing bonuses that will relieve them of the poverty they and their families live in.

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