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Comedian Deon Cole's New Series 'Black Box' Debuts Tonight On TBS (Preview)

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  • June 10, 2013 1:16 PM
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Watch Sudz Sutherland's 'Home Again' TEDx Talk

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 10, 2013 1:05 PM
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Canadian filmmaker Sudz Sutherland's lauded drama Home Again, which stars Tatyana Ali, Lyriq Bent, Stephan James, Richard Chevolleau, C.C.H. Pounder, and Fefe Dobson, will next screen at the American Black Film Festival in Miami Beach, FL, which runs from June 19-23.

Film Adaptation Of Wole Soyinka's Memoir 'Ake: The Years of Childhood' In Development

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 10, 2013 11:43 AM
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Thanks to our friends at Nollywood Mindspace, I've learned that a feature film based on the 1989 memoir of Wole Soyinka - the internationally-renowned prolific Nigerian playwright, poet, novelist, and critic, who was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature,

Millennium Entertainment Picks Up North American Rights To 'Khumba' For Summer 2013 Release

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  • June 10, 2013 10:57 AM
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Millennium Entertainment has picked up 3D family animation feature, Khumba, which they will release in North America in summer 2013.

Character Poster For Octavia Spencer In Sci-Fi Actioner 'Snowpiercer'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 10, 2013 10:42 AM
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It's not a *black film* but it's one of a handful of films that I'm really looking forward to checking out this year - South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-Ho's sci-fi thriller Snowpiercer.

2 Minutes Not Enough? Watch 4 1/2-Minute Trailer For 'White House Down'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 10, 2013 10:17 AM
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Here's a 4 1/2-minute trailer for Roland Emmerich's thriller White House Down, which stars Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum. Although you may not want to watch it, if you'd rather wait to see it when it's out in theaters in about 2 weeks.

Watch Hour-Long C-SPAN Interview With Filmmaker Shola Lynch

  • By Sergio
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  • June 10, 2013 9:34 AM
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Though I’m just finding out about it now, the C-SPAN interview program, Q & A, hosted by C-SPAN’s founder and former CEO Brian Lamb, featured an interview with filmmaker Shola Lynch, in early May, about her films, her career and her life in general.

4 Black Actors Took Home Tony Awards Tonight - Only The Second Time In History

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 10, 2013 12:08 AM
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It was indeed a good night for black actors at the 2013 Tony Awards event, broadcast on CBS, with Neil Patrick Harris hosting once again, as a total of 5 black artists took how trophies tonight, which I believe may actually be a record. I'll return to this in a minute.

Weekend B.O. June 7-9 (Where Did That Come From?)

  • By Sergio
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  • June 9, 2013 12:26 PM
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"That," being the Ethan Hawke film The Purge. The low budget /horror/suspense thriller, that no one was paying attention to, shot to the top of this weekend's Box office list, with an amazing $36.4 million.

Your List Of Black 2013 Tony Award Nominees Ahead Of Tonight's Event Broadcast

  • By Courtney
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  • June 9, 2013 10:16 AM
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The 2013 Tony Awards will be broadcast on CBS tonight, starting at 8pm, with Neil Patrick Harris hosting.

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