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24 Films (Shorts, Features, Docs) Of The African Diaspora For You To See At Sundance 2013

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  • January 15, 2013 2:22 PM
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Martin Luther King Jr Was Born Today; Which Of These 5 Film Projects On His Life Will We See First?

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  • January 15, 2013 1:26 PM
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Today in history, January 15, 1929, Martin Luther King Jr was born in Atlanta, GA.

'Stories From The Road To Freedom' - 2-Hour Doc On Black Movement In USA (Emancipation To Civil Rights)

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  • January 15, 2013 12:32 PM
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Stories from the Road to Freedom is a new 2-hour documentary special that premieres Saturday, February 16 at 8 p.m. on the History Channel.

TV One Announces 3-Hour Inauguration Special 'Washington Watch with Roland Martin'

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  • January 15, 2013 11:59 AM
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TV One announces coverage of the 2013 Presidential Inauguration with live 3-hour Special Edition of Washington Watch with Roland Martin; broadcast will include coverage of the swearing in and Inaugural Address, as well as reactions from citizens on the National Mall.

Watch Episode 1 Of New Web Series 'Downtown Girls'

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  • January 15, 2013 11:43 AM
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In my 2012 year-end review, I called that year the year of the web series, while looking ahead to 2013, which will likely be even more web series heavy.

New Trailer For Charles Murray's 'Things Never Said' (Shanola Hampton, Omari Hardwick Star)

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  • January 15, 2013 11:20 AM
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Kid Cudi Continues To Build Acting Resume - Cast In Adaptation Of 'Need For Speed' Video Game

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  • January 15, 2013 11:00 AM
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Scott Mescudi, known to most of the world as rapper, singer-songwriter, producer Kid Cudi, has added yet another new role to his fledgling acting resume, joining the cast of Dreamworks' adaptation of the video game Need For Speed, to be directed by Scott Waugh.
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Berlin 2013 Preview - Ivorian Crime Drama 'Burn It Up Djassa'

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  • January 15, 2013 10:36 AM
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One of 30 features scheduled to screen in the Panorama section at the upcoming Berlin Film Festival...

Watch 15-Minute Preview Of Part 2 Of 'The Abolitionists' (Focus On Frederick Douglass)

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  • January 15, 2013 10:19 AM
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PBS' 3-part, 3-hour American Experience film titled The Abolitionists, continues tonight with Part 2, after last Tuesday's broacast debut.

PBS Continues Commitment To Indie Films In 2013. Announces Short Film Fest & Indie Film Showcase

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  • January 14, 2013 7:20 PM
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Revealed today, at the Television Critics Association, PBS announced that it will offer its 2nd annual Online Film Festival, featuring short form films, beginning Monday, March 4, and will offer a multi-platform Independent Film Showcase this fall.

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