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Exclusive: Official Poster For "Pelotero" (Exposé On MLB Training Camps In Dominican Republic)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 14, 2012 10:15 AM
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As announced yesterday, a release date for this compelling documentary feature that Vanessa profiled initially in January, has been officially set for July 13, 2012, both theatrical and VOD, courtesy of Strand Releasing.

First Looks At Tracey Heggins and Judith Shekoni In 'Breaking Dawn - Part 2'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 14, 2012 10:00 AM
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I think it was about 3 weeks ago that I finally decided to watch one of these Twilight movies, having not previously seen a single one! I had absolutely zero interest (they're not made for me anyway); but I thought I should at least see one of them so that I'm informed enough to say support why I say I'll never ever watch another one of them. Ever! :)

'Awkward Black Girl' Returns For Season 2; Watch Live Stream Of Premiere Event!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 13, 2012 10:16 PM
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Watch the Live Stream of the Awkward Black Girl Season 2 premiere party at the Walter Maciel Gallery in Los Angeles, CA, happenin tonight, June 13th, 2012 at 8pm PST (11pm EST). Issa Rae hosts the event which includes a special welcome message from Pharrell Williams.

Take A Look At Behind-The-Scenes Footage & Pics Of Jackie Robinson Biopic '42'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 13, 2012 9:40 PM
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Filming for Brian Helgeland's Jackie Robinson's biopic 42 was in full swing last week in Macon, GA.
More: Pics

'Streetcar Named Desire' Revival Extension Is No More; Run Will End In July

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 13, 2012 8:54 PM
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It was just about weeks ago when it was announced that the acclaimed Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire (with Blair Underwood as “Stanley,” Nicole Ari Parker as “Blanche, Daphne Rubin-Vega as Stella, and Wood Harris as “Mitch”) would extend its run through August 19, 2012.

'Hollywood Exes' Promo - Starring Ex-Wives Of Eddie Murphy, Will Smith, Prince, R. Kelly (I'm Sorry)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 13, 2012 8:27 PM
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No comment from me on this... why bother... I'll just deliver the news and let you guys do the talking, so here ya go...

Tracee Ellis Ross To Serve As ABFF's Ambassador; Festival Will Launch Web Series & TV Show

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 13, 2012 7:47 PM
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The American Black Film Festival, which runs from June 20 - 23 in South Beach, FL, has unveiled new details, revealed by ABFF's founder Jeff Friday via teleconference this afternoon.
More: ABFF, Festivals

NBC Wants Your Short Films (Diversity Initiative; Deadline Imminent)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 13, 2012 7:16 PM
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A little late on this, but you've got 2 days to submit. I know many of you already have completed shorts made in the last year or so that are without any sort of commercial distribution deal. Plus, there's NO FEE for submitting, so, what do you have to lose, especially with the potential rewards if you win?

LAFF 2012 Review: Contained Drama 'Four' Explores Issues of Identity and Secrecy

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • June 13, 2012 3:06 PM
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Anchored by strong performances by its four leads, Four is an intense and uncomfortable drama, yet certainly worth the watch.

First Trailer For Kinshasa-Set 'White Elephants: A Congo Trilogy' (TBA Spring 2013)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 13, 2012 2:31 PM
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Intriguing new documentary I profiled bacn in February when it was said to be in pre-production, from Belgian/Brit Kristof Bilsen - a Congo (DRC)-set documentary feature titled White Elephants, A Congo Trilogy (not to be confused with the 2011 Djimon Hounsou thriller Elephant White), which looks to now currently be in production, with a projected spring 2013 release date possible.

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