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Trailer Watch: Doc 'The United States of Hoodoo' Explores Africa's Spiritual Influence on America's Culture

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 12, 2012 7:38 PM
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Rooftop Films Presents 'An Oversimplification of Her Beauty' Brooklyn Screening on 6/21

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 12, 2012 6:06 PM
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Rooftop Films will host a screening of Terence Nance's  An Oversimplification of Her Beauty on Thursday, June 21 at Dekalb Market in Brooklyn.

Ice-T Interviews Snoop In 2 New Clips From Ice-T's "Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 12, 2012 5:24 PM
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Ice-T's documentary (and directorial debut) fully titled Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap, made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, and was later acquired by Indomina in a world rights deal, for a June 15 (this Friday) theatrical premiere (in the USA).

Spike Lee Says He's Already Made Back His Investment In 'Red Hook Summer' And Then Some...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 12, 2012 5:09 PM
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Time is flying on by, as the theatrical release date for Spike Lee's latest work, Red Hook Summer, fast approaches. August 10 to be exact, almost exactly 2 months from today; it seems like it was just yesterday that I saw the film at the Sundance Film Festival, where it caused a bit of a stir (my review HERE if you missed it).
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Noel Clarke Leads Fight Against Alien Predator In New Trailer For Sci-Fi Horror "Storage 24"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 12, 2012 3:52 PM
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Here's another look at the upcoming sci-fi horror flick from Brit renaissance man Noel Clarke, titled Storage 24.

New Details On Marlon Wayans' Found-Footage Spoof w/ Essence Atkins; Cedric The Entertainer Cast

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 12, 2012 3:43 PM
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Last I wrote about this, late in May, it was being shopped around by sales and distribution company IM Global at the Cannes film market, hoping to secure USA and international deals. 

Up Next From The Team That brought You 'Viva Riva!' Is Crime Drama 'Inspector Lou'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 12, 2012 3:17 PM
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Brazilian TV Series Featuring Black Boy In Love w/ White Girl Who Hates Him, Causing A Stir

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 12, 2012 2:39 PM
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The short story goes... a Brazilian TV network remake of a Mexican soap opera is causing a bit of a stir amongst blacks in Brazils.

Producer Walter Latham Launching YouTube Channel To Feature Rising Stars

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 12, 2012 2:00 PM
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YouTube is in the TV business, in case you didn't get that memo.

Production Underway On Burkina Faso-Set Drama "Soleils" Co-directed By Olivier Delahaye, Dani Kouyate

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 12, 2012 1:39 PM
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Currently in production is Soleils (which translates as Suns in English) which is being co-directed in Burkina Faso by Olivier Delahaye's and Dani Kouyate (above photo) from a script by Delahaye.

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