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'Akwantu: The Journey' (History Of Jamaican Maroons) Available Today via Vimeo On Demand

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 31, 2013 7:31 PM
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It's finally here! As we get set to celebrate June as Caribbean American Heritage Month here in the United States we are pleased to inform you that our award-winning documentary film Akwantu: the Journey will be available online for digital download at www.vimeo.com starting May 31, 2013. In addition, viewers can visit the film’s website www.akwantuthemovie.com to download the Akwantu: the Journey Discussion Guide, designed to promote dialogue and debate around the film. The home use DVD will be released on Amazon, summer 2013.

Trinidad+Tobago Film Fest 2013 Call For Entries (No Fee. Deadline Today. Submit Online)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 31, 2013 7:24 PM
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The call for submissions for the 2013 edition of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), which takes place from September 18 to October 1, will close on May 31, and filmmakers who wish to submit a film are urged to do so no later than that date.

Tamera Mowry, Tamar Braxton, Loni Love Among Hosts Of New FOX Talk Show Debuting Summer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 31, 2013 6:27 PM
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Tamera Mowry, Tamar Braxton, Loni Love Among Hosts Of New FOX Talk Show Debuting Summer
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By The Way, Meet 30s/40s Actress Theresa Harris - Lynn Nottage's Inspiration For 'Vera Stark'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 31, 2013 5:54 PM
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I was just reading THIS New York Times article on Lynn Nottage's inspiration for her play By The Way, Meet Vera Stark, which has been touring the country since its debut in New York 2 years ago, featuring Sanaa Lathan. .

Watch Julian Breece's ITVS Futurestates Short 'The Living' Now

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  • May 31, 2013 4:54 PM
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Watch Julian Breece's ITVS Futurestates Short 'The Living' Now

A Look At 'Delta Boys' + A Conversation w/ The Director About The Film (On Home Video)

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  • May 31, 2013 3:28 PM
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It's the familiar David Vs Goliath story - one we've seen played out in our media on many an occasion.

'Gideon's Army' Will Air On HBO On July 1 (Idealistic Public Defenders Working In Deep South)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 31, 2013 3:04 PM
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A fascinating documentary that I saw a couple of months ago, while it was premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, on a subject that I wouldn't have ever even considered as a documentary topic; needless to say, I really appreciated, was informed and even entertained by it.
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Slamdance Grand Jury Prize-winner 'Welcome To Pine Hill' Opens In LA on June 7 (on VOD June 4)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 31, 2013 2:57 PM
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Following its early 2013 New York City run, Oscilloscope Laboratories has announced that it will open Keith Miller's quietly absorbing work of cinema verite, Welcome To Pine Hill, theatrically in Los Angeles at the Arena Cinema on June 7th; prior to this, the film will premiere on VOD on June 4th.

Watch Kibwe Tavares' Sundance 2013 Magical Short Film 'Jonah' Now (Short Shout!)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 31, 2013 1:58 PM
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Kibwe Tavares is his name; filmmaking is his game.

LAFF 2013 Preview - Award-winning Guinea-Set Documentary 'Black Out'

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  • May 31, 2013 1:45 PM
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LAFF 2013 Preview - Award-winning Guinea-Set Documentary 'Black Out'

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