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'Where The Road Runs Out' w/Isaach De Bankolé to Make World Premiere at San Diego Film Festival

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • September 3, 2014 5:02 PM
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Billed as the first feature film shot in Equatorial Guinea, "Where The Road Runs Out" is will have its world premiere on September 26 at the San Diego Film Festival.

Watch Isaach De Bankolé Fight to Escape Modern-Day Slave Camp in Trailer for 'Mirage'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 2, 2014 10:40 AM
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'Mirage' is a TIFF Contemporary World Cinema selection for this year's installment of the festival, one of the top movie showcases and a favored platform to unveil Oscar contenders, which will run from September 4-14.

Isaach De Bankolé Fights to Escape Modern-Day Slave Camp in Western 'Mirage' (Pics)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 12, 2014 11:24 AM
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'Mirage' is a TIFF Contemporary World Cinema selection for this year's installment of the festival, one of the top movie showcases and a favored platform to unveil Oscar contenders, which will run from September 4-14.

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