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"The Pruitt-Igoe Myth" Available On DVD May 15

  • By Sergio
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  • April 13, 2012 8:18 PM
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Director Chad Freidrichs' searing documenatry The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History, which chronicles the rise and tragic fall of the notorious Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis, arrives on DVD on May 15th from First Run Features.

Watch Quvenzhané Wallis (Star Of "Beasts Of The Southern Wild") In Teaser For "Boneshaker"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 13, 2012 6:08 PM
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Just landed on my virtual desk... a teaser for a short film titled Boneshaker by Frances Bodomo - a Ghanaian filmmaker based in New York City, and Columbia University grad; currently an MFA Candidate and Dean’s Fellow at NYU’s Graduate Film Program.

Kevin Hart To Star in BET Original Pilot Series "House Husbands" (Spoof of the "Wives" Franchise)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 13, 2012 5:58 PM
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Comedian/actor Kevin Hart is gearing towards another role, this time, as the star in the BET pilot titled House Husbands, as part of the network's few new original series line-up.

"Think Like A Man" Will Open On 1800 Screens; Big Debut Weekend? A Look At The Competition

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 13, 2012 5:34 PM
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As already noted, box office expectations appear to be high for the upcoming ensemble comedy, Think Like A Man, which opens in theaters exactly 1 week from today, April 20, 2012. 

New In Theaters This Weekend: "On The 7th Day," "Life, Love, Soul," "Budz House," NYAFF!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 13, 2012 5:05 PM
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New On DVD - Doc "When the Drum is Beating" Explores 6 Decades Of Haitian History Through Music

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 13, 2012 4:38 PM
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When the Drum is Beating tells the story of six decades of Haitian history seen through the lens of Septentrional - a 20-piece band whose fusion of Cuban big band and Hatian voodoo beats continued through dictatorships, natural disasters, coup d’états, and chaos, navigating the ups and downs, the glory and the tragedy of the country.

Just Don't Call Him "The Black Guy From 'The 40-Year Old Virgin'"...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 13, 2012 2:36 PM
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His name is Romany Malco - the American-born Trinidadian, once a member of hip-hop group, College Boyz, whose big break came when he starred as MC Hammer in a VH1 telepic about the entertainer, in 2001.

Apply Now: IFP Seeks Screenplays For Independent Film Week

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 13, 2012 1:56 PM
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Much of the vital info you need is on the full image below which you can click on and head over to the IFP's website for the rest of the story.

International Black Film Festival Of Nashville Call For Entries 2012

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 13, 2012 1:47 PM
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The International Black Film Festival of Nashville has announced its call for entries for its 2012 installment. 

Watch Barry Jenkins’ ("Medicine For Melancholy") First Short Film - "My Josephine"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 13, 2012 1:38 PM
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A Friday flashback...

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