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Joe Morton Stars In Indie 'The Mulberry Tree' - Special Screenings In USA Throughout January

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2013 10:55 AM
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Joe Morton as scientist Mike Dyson in Terminator 2: Judgment Day, as well as The Brother in The Brother from Another Planet are two onscreen images of him that have stuck with me most, even though the revered actor has done a lot of other work, and is quite consistent, even though you may not always see his name on the marquee, or his face on posters.

Making Sense Of The 'Zero Dark Thirty' Torture Brouhaha; Bigelow Pens Essay In Response

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2013 10:09 AM
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An aside, as I go through my news feed this morning... No it's not *black film* specifically, but it's an issue that I think affects all filmmakers regardless of race or ethnicity. 

Jessica Lucas Of CW's 'Cult' Joins Cast Of 'Are We Officially Dating?'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • January 16, 2013 9:35 AM
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2013 is shaping up to be a busy year for Canadian actress Jessica Lucas, with a lead role in the upcoming CW drama Cult, and a recent casting in a role co-starring alongside Michael B. Jordan in the rom-com Are We Officially Dating?

Watch 2-Minute Preview Of Lifetime's 'Betty & Coretta' (Angela Bassett, Mary J. Blige Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 7:33 PM
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Remember - it's a Lifetime movie.

S & A's Sergio To Host And Discuss Screening of 'Race' Film 'Broken Strings' in Feb.

  • By Sergio
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  • January 15, 2013 5:52 PM
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That's right folks, little old me. But first, as you may recall, just a few days ago, I wote an item about The Black Cinema House in Chicago, a newly established screening space, in operation since this fall, devoted to the exhibition and discussion of independent and rarely seen black cinema in all its forms - HERE

Langston Hughes African American Film Festival (Seattle) Call For Films

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 5:48 PM
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Everything you need to know follows in the release below:

L.A. Rebellion 2013 Retrospective Review: Charles Burnett's Other Masterpiece 'To Sleep With Anger'

  • By Brandon Wilson
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  • January 15, 2013 5:29 PM
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EDITOR'S NOTE: The retro is being rebooted for runs in Philly, Toronto and New York through February. Over the next few weeks, we'll be revisiting our reviews/write-ups/interviews on the series (from Brandon Wilson and Nijla Mumin) when it begun in Los Angeles over a year ago... here's another. The overview and complete lineup speak for themselves, so click HERE to head over to the home site for the series.

S. Epatha Merkerson, Ruby Dee Star In Barbara Montgomery's Historical Triptych 'Mitote'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 5:00 PM
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Very intriguing project here from veteran actress turned director, producer, Barbara Montgomery, titled Mitote.

New On DVD/VOD: Matthew Cherry's 'The Last Fall' - Starring Lance Gross, Nicole Beharie

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 4:25 PM
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Matthew Cherry's The Last Fall, which stars Lance Gross and Nicole Beharie, is now available on home video - DVD and on VOD - as of today, January 15, 2013.

'Detropia' Among 13 Indies Now Available via Sundance Institute's Artist Services (VOD)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 4:15 PM
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