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Actress Brandi Huzzie Tells Her Story; What's Yours?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2013 11:45 AM
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Recapping... I did this in February of last year (2012), and got a few response, so I figured, a year-and-a-half later, with the site's audience now larger than it was back then, that I'd try it again.

NYC Premiere Set For Ka'ramuu Kush's S&A Filmmaker Challenge Winning Film 'And Then...'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 31, 2013 11:32 AM
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Ka'ramuu Kush's Shadow & Act Filmmaker Challenge winning short film And Then..., which will World Premiere in Los Angeles on August 7th, at Dim Mak Studios (formerly CineSpace), will make its East Coast premiere - in New York City - at The New School Theresa Lang Student Center (55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor), and it happens next Wednesday, August 7th at 7pm. Presented by Creatively Speaking, which is spearheaded by New School faculty member Michelle Materre, the FREE screening will be followed by a Skype interview with director Kush, while the film's producer Sean O'Halloran and film's cast will be present for a Q&A session.

Jean-Pierre Bekolo Criticizes Cameroon's Leadership In Banned Mockumentary 'Le President' (Trailer, Poster)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2013 11:24 AM
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A film that premiered during FESPACO 2013 (not in Official Selection, but at the Goethe Institut of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso), and which has effectively been banned in the filmmaker's country (Cameroon) due to content that's critical of the government, here's a trailer for Jean-Pierre Bekolo's latest film, Le President (The President).

David Gyasi Will Fight To Save A Kidnapped Woman He's Infatuated With In 'Panic'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2013 10:44 AM
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On the heels of yesterday's news that he'd joined the cast of Christopher Nolan's super-secret sci-fi project Interstellar, Brit actor David Gyasi will be starring in an upcoming thriller titled Panic - his first true starring role, as he headlines the film which is directed by Sean Spencer, and is currently listed as being in post-production after a later 2012 shoot.

Cheryl Boone Issacs Elected First AA President Of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

  • By Sergio
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  • July 31, 2013 7:59 AM
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Veteran Hollywood marketing executive Cheryl Boone Isaacs was elected, yesterday evening, as the new president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, who you will know better as the organization that hands out the Oscars every year.

Tonight: ESPN Films & espnW’s Nine for IX Series Continues With 'Swoopes' (July 30)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2013 8:18 PM
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Confirmed! Denzel Washington Is Indeed Returning To Broadway For 'Raisin In The Sun' Revival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2013 7:49 PM
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After unconfirmed rumors from Showbiz411, the man himself, Denzel Washington has confirmed that he is indeed returning to Broadway in 2014 to star in a revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, to be directed by Kenny Leon.

Netflix Streaming Review - 'Neo Ned' (Neo-Nazi Falls For Black Woman Who Thinks She's Hitler)

  • By Malcolm Woodard
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  • July 30, 2013 7:16 PM
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On its surface, and in its most basic form, Neo Ned might sound like a Monsters Ball retread - a young black single mother gets romantically involved with a racist white man. But will digging further reveal more?

David Oyelowo, David Gyasi Join Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' Cast

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2013 5:13 PM
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British actors David Oyelowo and David Gyasi have joined the growing cast of Christopher Nolan's super-secret sci-fi project Interstellar, according to TheWrap.

Netflix Streaming Pick Review - 'Night Catches Us' Educates And Entertains

  • By Malcolm Woodard
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  • July 30, 2013 4:53 PM
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The past haunts two former members of the Black Panther Party, in this soulful drama by writer/director Tanya Hamilton, in which the burden lies in the decision to either continue fighting the old fight, or just simply live and survive.

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