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Oscar-Winning Filmmaker Of 'Music By Prudence' Tackling Religion In Africa With Next Project

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 3:14 PM
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On of 8 international projects selected to receive a piece of the $150,000 in documentary finishing funds from the 2012 Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund, is God Loves Uganda, directed and produced by Roger Ross Williams, produced by Julie Goldman.

This Week In Black Television - EUREKA Approaches It's Swan Song and Shows How To Do Color-blind Casting the Right Way

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • July 6, 2012 1:33 PM
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Debuting in 2006 , SyFy Channel’s Eureka has been a fan favorite for five seasons strong.  Now just two episodes away from the show’s final episode, a focus in this column is long past due. 

Notes On Working Towards A Fanboy/Girl Culture In Black Indie Cinema Part 3 (Who Excites You?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 12:36 PM
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If you missed parts 1 and 2 in this series click HERE for 1, and HERE for 2 to catch up...

Winner Of Tyler Perry Talent Search Announced... Watch Her Audition Video

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 12:02 PM
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It was about a month ago when Tyler Perry announced a talent search contest via his YouTube channel where it was hosted, with the intent being to find the next big screen star!

Chris Rock's 'Happy White Peoples Independence Day' Tweet Stirs Up Debate (Yawn...)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 11:05 AM
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This was and still is a non-issue for me, but everywhere I turn, there's lots of chatter about it, and I keep getting asked about it, whether for my own personal thoughts, or to post something about it on S&A.
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Hip Hop Global Media & Entertainment Launching Hip Hop 1TV & Hip Hop 2Movie TV Channels in 2013

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 10:47 AM
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Hip Hop TV Networks Set for Multi-Platform Distribution on Cable, Satellite, On-Demand, Mobile, Video Game Consoles, IPTV, and Via HipHopHoF.TV

Kenneth Nkosi, Leon Schuster Star In South African Comedy 'Mad Buddies' (Are You Buying What They're Selling, SA?)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • July 6, 2012 10:33 AM
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Kenneth Nkosi (Tsotsi, White Wedding) stars in the newest Leon Schuster comedy film, Mad Buddies, which opened in South Africa last month.

Cedric The Entertainer Developing Project With Kevin Hart, Tom Hanks + Talks 'Barbershop 3'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 9:46 AM
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In the July 2 interview below with DJ Whoo Kid, Cedric The Entertainer talks about his new show on TV Land, Soul Man (my thoughts and your thoughts on the new series HERE), the music and film business, and during the course of the conversation, reveals that he and Kevin Hart have been looking for projects to work on together, and have seemingly settled on one that they are developing with Tom Hanks' production company, Playtone Productions.

New Images From Experimental Drama 'Hogtown' Set During 1919 Chicago Race Riots

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 6, 2012 9:30 AM
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Here's a project that Sergio first profiled back in April; an experimental black-and-white feature film set during the 1919 Chicago race riots that we're curious about and eagerly anticipating.
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Review - Chris Rock, July Delpy Star In '2 Days In New York' (Familiar But Still Engaging)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 9:21 AM
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It becomes available on VOD today... my review:

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