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VOD Review: BBC Films' 'Shoot The Messenger' (2006)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • May 26, 2013 9:00 AM
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"Whenever I think about it, everything bad that has ever happened to me has involved a black person."

Cannes 2013 - Ryan Coogler's 'Fruitvale Station' Wins Un Certain Regard Sidebar 'Future Prize'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 25, 2013 7:11 PM
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  • 6 Comments

Holiday Weekend Treat: Will & Jaden Smith Rap, Jazzy Jeff Spins, Alfonso Ribeiro Dances

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 24, 2013 7:31 PM
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  • 24 Comments
No intro necessary. Enjoy! Or not...:

'Spirits of Rebellion' - A Documentary Film On The L.A. Rebellion Film Movement, Set For 2014

  • By Sergio
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  • May 24, 2013 5:49 PM
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As I said, when I hosted one of screening before of the L.A. Rebellion black film series a few weeks ago, when it came to black filmmakers, these were the black filmmakers I knew and who inspired me before other more famous black filmmakers attracted the public’s attention.

Shemar Moore Takes To Kickstarter To Raise $1.5 Million To Finance Romantic Comedy

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 24, 2013 4:45 PM
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  • 35 Comments
Shemar Moore - The Bounce Back
Well, it's worked for some, and not well for other *celebs* who've taken to Kickstarter recently to raise money to finance their feature film projects.

Kickstarter Campaign For New Doc About Black Tea Partiers (Yes There Are A Few...)

  • By Sergio
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  • May 24, 2013 3:58 PM
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So you may recall back in March (HERE) I reported about a new documentary in the works called Black Tea: The New Civil Right, or as I would like to call it, as I said back then (and still do), The Descendants of Stephen (for those of you who know Django).

'Born This Way' Gets A Trailer (Feature Doc On The Lives Of Homosexuals In Cameroon)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 24, 2013 2:29 PM
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Last year, the internationally-acclaimed feature documentary Call Me Kuchu (read Nijla's review HERE) documented the what life is like for homosexuals in Uganda. This year, Roger Ross Williams tackles a similar topic in his new documentary God Loves Uganda.

BAM FilmAfrica Series May 24th – May 27th (Cinematic Companion to DanceAfrica)

  • By Dan Simolke
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  • May 24, 2013 1:56 PM
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Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Series “FilmAfrica” Showing May 24th – May 27th as Cinematic Companion to “DanceAfrica,” Which Opens May 17th and Also Runs Through the 27th

Win A Walk-On Role In Chris Rock's 'Finally Famous' (Starts Shooting In NYC Next Month)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 24, 2013 1:35 PM
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Charitybuzz is auctioning off a walk-on role in Chris Rock's upcoming dramedy, Finally Famous.

Call For Entries: 2013 Pitching Forum At Encounters Documentary Fest (Monday Deadline)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 24, 2013 1:10 PM
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