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Film Critic Wesley Morris, Manning Marable Malcolm X Bio, Awarded 2012 Pulitzer Prizes (History, Criticism)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2012 4:00 PM
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Hot off the presses... The 2012 Pulitzer Prize winners were just announced, and first let me say congrats to Wesley Morris - film critic for The Boston Globe - who has been awarded the 2012 Pulitzer for, what else, Criticism., in the Journalism category.

The First Book By A Black Author Adapted To Film By A Hollywood Studio Was...?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2012 3:29 PM
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No, Oscar Micheaux doesn't count in this case, because, again, I'm only considering books that have been optioned and adapted by Hollywood studios.

Full Frame Doc Film Fest Announces 2012 Award Winners Including "Trash Dance," "The Waiting Room"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2012 2:19 PM
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Glad to see 2 films we've covered on this list of award winners: Trash Dance and The Waiting Room; the former won the Full Frame Audience Award; the latter won the Charles E. Guggenheim Emerging Artisy Award.

Watch Evan Ross In New Clip From Drama/Thriller "96 Minutes" (In Theaters 4/27)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2012 2:00 PM
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It's called 96 Minutes, a film we've been following since our first profile back in March 2011, soon after its debut at the SXSW Film Festival, which Evan Ross (who won a breakthrough performance award at SXSW for his work in the film) and David Oyelowo both co-star in.

Special Screening Of Laurens Grant's Jesse Owens Doc Tomorrow At IFC In New York

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2012 1:44 PM
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Call For Entries Now Open - 56th BFI London Film Festival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2012 11:28 AM
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Submissions are now open for the 56th BFI London Film Festival - a festival we've covered the last 2 years here on S&A, thanks to Wendy's (MsWOO's) efforts.

Lots Of Facial Hair For The Starring Male Cast Of "Django Unchained" (Pics)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2012 11:06 AM
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As already noted, the marketing machine has officially begun for Quentin Tarantino's hgihly-anticipated slavery revenge tale Django Unchained - a film that I've already predicted will be another one of those heavily polarizing films when it's eventually released on X-mas day this year and after. 

Watch "Home Life Edition" - Episode 3 Of Dennis Dortch's New Web Series "The Couple"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2012 10:47 AM
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If you missed the hilarious and very well done Valentine's Day premiere episode of The Couple, the new web series that amusingly explores relationship dynamics, created by Jeanine Daniels, Dennis Dortch and Numa Perrier, click HERE to watch it and catch up.

Lots Of New Photos From Ka'ramuu Kush's "And Then..." (3rd S&A Black Filmmaker Challenge Winning Project)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2012 10:18 AM
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Final Call For Submissions For 2012 Trinidad + Tobago Film Festival

  • By Sergio
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  • April 16, 2012 10:12 AM
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The 2012 Trinidad +Tobago Film Festival is now issuing its final call for submissions for this year's festival which will take place September 19 to October 2. Any filmmaker who wishes to have their film considered must submit them no later than May 31.

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