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Zawe Ashton Talks To S&A About 'Dreams Of A Life,' Industry Struggles, Opportunities, Making It All Work

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • August 2, 2012 8:19 PM
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With Carol Morley's Dreams Of A Life finally opening in USA theaters tomorrow, August 3rd, courtesy of Strand Releasing, we thought it would be a good idea to repost our interview with the star of the film, Zawe Ashton, originally posted in December of last year, before all the Dreams Of A Life hype really crossed over the pond, from the UK, to the USA - although, long-time readers of S&A will know that we've been reporting on the British film since last summer.

Strand Acquires USA Rights To 'Dreams Of A Life' For Release In August

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 12, 2012 6:02 PM
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Finally, a USA distributor picks up this film...

"Remember Us?" Leading Ladies Of Color In British Cinema History

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • June 5, 2012 9:50 PM
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There's been a lot of recent Internet chatter about the upcoming sports drama Fast Girls, and how it features the first lead performance by a black actress in a British film.  Not to take anything away from actress Lenora Crichlow, but that just isn't so.

Watch: Zawe Ashton Stars In Destiny Ekaragha-Directed Short Film "A Bloody Muddle"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • April 1, 2012 8:14 PM
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These two ladies should, by now, be very familiar to the S&A faithful.  One is a rising star of film and television; the other, an up and coming director with several projects already under her belt.  Together, actress Zawe Ashton and director Destiny Ekaragha have teamed up for the Joel Horwood-penned short film, A Bloody Muddle.

Exclusive: Zawe Ashton Talks "Dreams Of A Life", Industry Struggles In The U.K., Opportunities In The U.S., And Her Plans To Make It All Work

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 10, 2011 9:00 AM
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By now, S&A readers should be more than a little familiar with actress Zawe Ashton, and the numerous projects she's been a part of that have been highlighted on this site.  Just yesterday, Tambay provided us with 2 new clips from Ashton's upcoming film Dreams Of A Life, directed by Carol Morley.  I had the great pleasure of speaking with Ashton this week,  for a revealing interview that provided answers to some very pressing questions.