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Cinema Activism: A Conversation with Blackhouse Foundation Chair Brickson Diamond

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • June 11, 2012 11:24 AM
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The Blackhouse Foundation works to “expand opportunities, increase knowledge and provide support for black filmmakers through partnerships with the world's most prominent film festivals.” At the LA Film Festival beginning this Thursday, Blackhouse will present a full weekend of programming including panels, networking, and a brunch in celebration of black documentary film.
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A Crisis of Culture: Exactly What Type of Cinematic Disapora Are We Creating?

  • By Charles Judson
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  • June 11, 2012 11:07 AM
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'Think Like A Man' Continues Push To $100 Million; 'Intouchables' Breaks $1 Million Stateside

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 11, 2012 10:35 AM
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Call it the "Think Like A Man $100 million" watch.

'Sparkle: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack' To Be Released July 31 (Listen To Samples)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 11, 2012 10:00 AM
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The film is scheduled to be released in theaters on August 17, but before that, on July 31, Sparkle: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will be available for purchase from RCA Records.

New In Theaters This Week: Ice-T's "Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 11, 2012 9:45 AM
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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).

After Audra McDonald's Historic Tony Award Win, Will Hollywood Finally Fully Embrace Her Talent?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 11, 2012 9:31 AM
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Congratulations are in order for Audra McDonald who made history during last night's Tony Awards celebration, becoming the first black woman to claim 5 Tony Award wins; last night's pickup for Best Leading Actress In A Musical (for Porgy & Bess), also tied the record held by Angela Lansbury and Julie Harris.

Black & Sexy TV: Watch Episode #4 Of 'The Couple' Titled 'Bad Neighbors'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 10, 2012 9:47 PM
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The Blackhouse Foundation Unveils Event Lineup for 2012 LA Film Fest

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • June 10, 2012 5:08 PM
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At the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival kicking off this week, Blackhouse will present a full day of programming including panels, networking, sponsored screenings, and a brunch in celebration of black documentary film.

'Porgy & Bess,' 'Streetcar,' 'Stick Fly,' 'Clybourne' Compete For Broadway's Highest Honor Tonight

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 10, 2012 4:51 PM
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The 66th annual Tony Awards will take place tonight in a 3-hour ceremony, and will be broadcast starting at 8pm on CBS (live on the East Coast, tape-delayed on the West Coast).

Weekend B.O. June 8-10 ('Madagascar' Beats 'Prometheus')

  • By Sergio
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  • June 10, 2012 12:37 PM
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It was expected that a family friendly animated film would beat out an R rated sci-fi movie. But for a minute, it looked like Prometheus was going to edge out Madagascar 3 this weekend; it's even more surprising, considering that Madagascar is playing in over 1000 screens more than the Ridley Scott film.

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