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ActNow New Voices In Black Cinema Film Festival 2012 Lineup Announcement

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act December 23, 2011 at 2:17PM

Festival profile and individual highlights of next installment coming... in the meantime, a summary of what's coming in February 2012, from the BAM press release:
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Festival profile and individual highlights of next installment coming... in the meantime, a summary of what's coming in February 2012, from the BAM press release:

FEB 17—20 (Four Days)
NEW VOICES IN BLACK CINEMA
Co-presented by ActNow
14 films—five New York premieres!

BAMcinématek kicks off its full 2012 calendar year with New Voices in Black Cinema, the second annual festival presented by the Fort Greene-based ActNow Foundation. Reflecting the wide spectrum of views and themes within the African diasporan communities in Brooklyn and beyond, the series features five New York premieres: festival favorite and Locarno prize-winning The Furious Force of Rhymes (2010), a documentary on the global reach of hip-hop from the South Bronx to Senegal, the West Bank, and Paris and its banlieues; The Tested (2010), which features three intersecting stories in NYC and stars Aunjanue Ellis (Ray, The Practice), Frank Vincent (The Sopranos), and Nathan Corbett (The Wire, Half Nelson); Infiltrating Hollywood (2011), which chronicles the story behind the making and repression of the 1973 black militant film The Spook Who Sat by the Door, adapted from Sam Greenlee’s controversial novel and helmed by prolific actor and director Ivan Dixon; and more.

ALSO INCLUDES: DEFORCE(2010, Falconer), From Fatherless to Fatherhood (2011, Brown), In Our Heads About Our Hair (2011, Angaza), Lesson Before Love (2011, Jarrod), Love Jones (1997, Witcher), Make a Movie Like Spike (2011, Smith), Single Hills (2011, Cornelius), Sneaker Stories (2008, Weingartner), The Three Way (2010, Renner).

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