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George Tillman Jr. And Partner Robert Teitel To Receive Honor at Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

  • By Sergio
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  • February 1, 2013 6:00 PM
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Director George Tillman Jr. and his long-time producer partner Robert Teitel, will be honored with the Commitment to Chicago Award at the annual Chicago Film Crritcs Association Awards ceremomny next Saturday Feb. 9.

Channel 4 College Comedy 'Fresh Meat' (Zawe Ashton) To Get Big-Screen Treatment

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 1, 2013 5:09 PM
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The popular Channel 4 comedy Fresh Meat will one day be in a movie theater near you, according to The Sun.

Zaraah Abrahams To Star In Arts Theatre Production Of 'Beautiful Thing'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 1, 2013 4:16 PM
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British actress Zaraah Abrahams will star in the role of Leah when the 20th Anniversary Production of Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing runs from 13 April - 25 May at the Arts Theatre on London's West End.

'Making 'Roots,' Making TV History' - Discussion w/ The Stars Of The Mini-Series, Feb 4

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2013 3:59 PM
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Next Monday, February 4, at 7 pm, the Museum of the Moving Image's ongoing Changing the Picture series of screenings and discussions, which celebrates and explores the work of film and television artists of color, will present Making Roots, Making TV History - a discussion with Ben Vereen, Lou Gossett Jr., LeVar Burton, and Leslie Uggams (stars of the landmark television miniseries) on the show’s production and its long-lasting legacy.

Echo Kellum Books Guest-Starring Role On NBC's 'The Gates'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2013 3:34 PM
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Trailer For South African Morality Docu-Drama 'A Lucky Man'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • February 1, 2013 2:57 PM
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Billed as a documentary drama, the South-African set film A Lucky Man deals with the identity and morality issues of Earnie "Lastig" Solomon, who grew up notoriously as an outcast in Cape Town.

The Worlds Of Ntozake Shange: A Performance & Conference February 14th, 15th

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2013 2:48 PM
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Taking place at Barnard College here in NYC, all the details via press release below... of course the For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf playwright, and poet will be present.

MoMA (NYC) Presents Marlon Riggs Cinema Tribute (3 Feature Films, 1 day)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2013 2:33 PM
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MoMA (the Museum of Modern Art) here in NYC is presenting a special 1-day tribute to Marlon Riggs, taking place on Wednesday, February 27.

Legacy Recordings Honors Nina Simone As Artist Of The Month For February 2013

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2013 1:55 PM
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She would've turned 80 years old on February 21.

Special Screening Of 'Chameleon Street' At BFI Southbank; Q&A w/Wendell B. Harris After

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2013 1:32 PM
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So you still haven't seen Wendell B. Harris' Chameleon Street, despite all the yapping we've done about it on this blog over the last 3 years? No? Why not? It's on DVD. It should also be on iTunes.

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