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2012 Africa Movie Academy Awards Calls For Entries!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 11, 2011 5:18 PM
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We covered the 2011 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) earlier this year, with Viva Riva (photo above from the film of co-star Manie Malone) a film we've touted on this website, dominating, winning 6 trophies.
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Alrick Brown's "Kinyarwanda" (2nd AFFRM Release) Wins Audience Award At AFI Fest

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 10, 2011 8:27 PM
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Congrats to Alrick Brown and his feature film debut Kinyarwanda, which won the Audience Award in the World Cinema section at AFI Fest 2011, as announced earlier today in Hollywood, CA.
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Thriller "Ainom" Starring Eritrean Actress Lula Teclehaimanot Wins Best Director Award At China Equivalent Of The Oscars

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 10, 2011 12:09 PM
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Considered to be China's top film event (the country's equivalent of Oscars), the annual China Golden Rooster Awards (named for the year of the Rooster) were handed out late last month at the Golden Rooster & Hundred Flowers Film Festival, as I just learned, and a film we've previously covered on S&A picked up a trophy in a major category!
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Eddie Murphy Exits As Oscar Host

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 9, 2011 2:29 PM
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Really Eddie? Really? All because that douche Brett Ratner had to step down thanks to a series of dumb-ass comments? This may be one of the worst career decisions you've made lately; worse than Norbit.
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"Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey" & "The First Grader" Top 5 Finalists For Gotham Awards Audience Award. Vote Now!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 9, 2011 12:18 PM
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And we're down to 5! Did you vote, as I asked you to about 3 weeks ago? If so, pat yourself on the back, because of the 5 titles that made the final cut, 2 are films we've covered quite extensively on S&A - Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey, and The First Grader.
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