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Review: John Boyega Shines in 'Imperial Dreams,' One of the Most Overlooked Gems of Sundance (Screens Aug. 9 in LA)

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • July 31, 2014 7:24 PM
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Imperial Dreams
It's easy to see why the film took the Best of Next Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival in January, as it represents classic and heartfelt storytelling at its best.

Interview: Director Malik Vitthal Explains the Similarities Between War-Torn Nations and the Hood With 'Imperial Dreams'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • July 25, 2014 10:00 AM
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Imperial Dreams
Writer-director Malik Vitthal spoke with Shadow And Act about casting Boyega, telling a story that honored the community of Watts, and the effect his film had on its real-life inspiration, Bobby "Yay Yay" Jones.

'Half Of A Yellow Sun' Finally Approved for Release in Nigeria by Government Censors Board

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 4, 2014 2:34 PM
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It was to open in Nigeria, where the film is set, on Friday, April 25, but that didn't happen, as its release date was postponed, and has since been delayed, due to "delays in getting certification from Nigerian Film and Video Censors Board."

Reminder: 'Half of a Yellow Sun' Was Released Today on Vimeo on Demand. Rent/Buy It Now!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 29, 2014 8:34 PM
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The film will be available for rental ($3.99) and purchase ($12.99) on Vimeo On Demand, starting this Sunday, June 29th.

Exclusive: Monterey Media & Vimeo Team Up for US Digital Premiere of 'Half of a Yellow Sun' + Watch New Clip

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 26, 2014 10:07 AM
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The film will be available for rental ($3.99) and purchase ($12.99) on Vimeo On Demand, starting this Sunday, June 29th.

'Half Of A Yellow Sun' Gets Week-Long Engagement in Chicago Starting Next Week

  • By Sergio
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  • June 11, 2014 10:49 AM
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'Half Of A Yellow Sun' makes its Chicago premiere next week for a week long engagement

New Stateside Release Trailer For 'Half Of A Yellow Sun' As Nigeria Release Remains In Limbo

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 5, 2014 12:19 PM
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New Stateside Release Trailer For 'Half Of A Yellow Sun' As Nigeria Release Remains In Limbo

Watch First Trailer For Film Adaptation Of Terry McMillan's 'A Day Late And A Dollar Short'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 20, 2014 12:07 PM
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Watch First Trailer For Film Adaptation Of Terry McMillan's 'A Day Late And A Dollar Short'

Lifetime Sets Premiere Date For Film Adaptation Of Terry McMillan's 'A Day Late And A Dollar Short'

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • March 3, 2014 4:43 PM
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Lifetime Sets Premiere Date For Film Adaptation Of Terry McMillan's 'A Day Late And A Dollar Short'

"Divided By War. United By Love" - First Release Poster For 'Half Of A Yellow Sun'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 12, 2014 10:54 AM
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"Divided By War. United By Love" - First Release Poster For 'Half Of A Yellow Sun'