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Isaach De Bankole and Cassandra Wilson, Directed by Arthur Jafa

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 15, 2014 12:23 PM
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I love when I stumbled upon *artifacts* like this one, featuring artists whose work I follow and appreciate.

Watch 3 Clips From Philippe Lacôte's Cannes 2014 Un Certain Regard Selection 'Run'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 20, 2014 5:11 PM
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Watch 3 Clips From Philippe Lacôte's Cannes 2014 Un Certain Regard Selection 'Run'

Cannes 2014 African Diaspora Highlights - Un Certain Regard Selection 'Run'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2014 12:13 PM
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Cannes 2014 African Diaspora Highlights - Un Certain Regard Selection 'Run'

Andrew Dosunmu's 'Mother Of George' Opens In DC For One Week Only (10/18)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 15, 2013 8:59 AM
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I'm disappointed, yet not surprised, that Andrew Dosunmu's acclaimed sophomore effort, Mother of George, will be opening in my area for one week only.

In Production: Isaach de Bankole Stars In Côte d'Ivoire Filmmaker Philippe Lacôte's 'Run' (Pics)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 27, 2013 5:30 PM
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Côte d'Ivoire native Philippe Lacôte is making his feature film debut with a project titled Run, which was one of 15 projects selected for the Cannes L’Atelier - an initiative which runs during the Cannes Film Festival aimed at finding financing for projects by upcoming directors that are in an advanced state of development - last year (2012), when it first showed up on my radar.

DIY Release Of Provoking 'Machetero' Continues On VOD (Isaach de Bankolé, Not4Prophet Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 25, 2013 12:33 PM
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A lot of information here, so instead of me summarizing, here are words directly from the filmmaker himself, which are far more personal and thus I believe much more effective than anything I could say...

Box Office Figures For 'Mother Of George' & 'Blue Caprice' + Upcoming Theatrical Playdates

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 16, 2013 1:30 PM
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Both films opened over the weekend, both in new York City, both playing in one theater, so box office totals for each weren't exactly earth-shattering; but, their per screen averages were strong.In fact, Andrew Dosunmu's Mother of George, released by Oscilloscope, had the highest per screen average of any film in release over the weekend, at $22,500. In comparison, the number 1 film in terms of gross, Insidious Chapter 2, earned a per screen average of $13,463.And Blue Caprice, released by Sundance Selects, wasn't that far behind, in the top 5 per screen averages, with $15,200.By the way, after 2 weeks, Winnie Mandela, the Jennifer Hudson biopic on the life of Winnie Mandela, has grossed over $80,000 at the box office.For those in other cities (other than New York), here are the upcoming theatrical play-dates for both Mother of George and Blue Caprice:For Mother of George:09/13/13New York, NYAngelika Film Center09/20/13Atlanta, GALandmark Midtown Art Cinema09/20/13Los Angeles, CALaemmle Royal09/20/13New York, NYAMC Empire 2509/27/13Chicago, ILSiskel Film Center09/27/13Nashville, TNBelcourt09/27/13Seattle, WALandmark - TBD10/04/13Boston, MALandmark Kendall Square Cinema10/04/13Portland, ORLiving Room Theater10/18/13Washington, DCLandmark E-Street Cinema11/08/13Denver, COLandmark - TBD11/22/13Philadelphia, PALandmark Ritz at the BourseFor Blue Caprice:9/20 Roxie Theater San Francisco CA

Will 'Mother Of George' Play At A Theater Near You, As It Opens Today? Find Out Here...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 13, 2013 1:43 PM
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Oscilloscope Laboratories opens Andrew Dosunmu's lauded Sundance competition drama entry Mother of George in theaters, TODAY, in a limited release, as it gradually expands to other cities over the next 2-3 months.

Enter The S&A 'Mother of George' Ticket Giveaway - 3 Pairs For New York City Residents

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 12, 2013 3:14 PM
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Oscilloscope Laboratories opens Andrew Dosunmu's lauded Sundance competition drama entry Mother of George tomorrow, Friday, September 13, 2013, at theaters in major markets across the country.

Review: 'Mother of George' Is The Best Film I’ve Seen Thus Far This Year (Opens Friday)

  • By Dankwa Brooks
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  • September 9, 2013 12:41 PM
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Every year I pick a favorite film, among the many I see at the Maryland Film Festival, and this year it's a truly remarkable one—Mother of George.