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Melvin Van Peebles To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At Chicago Movies And Music Festival

  • By Sergio
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  • February 21, 2013 6:13 PM
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Melvin Van Peebles will be the recipient of the Lifetime Achivement Award at the 5th annual Chicago International Movies and Music Festival which will run from April 18-21.

The Curious Case Of Hattie McDaniel's Missing Oscar... Did You Know?

  • By Courtney
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  • February 20, 2013 7:26 PM
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Expect some interesting black Oscar trivia you may not be aware of, but should be, as we get close to this Sunday's ceremony.

African American Film Critics Association & PAFF Awards Highlights

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • February 9, 2013 6:27 PM
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Last night was the Night of Tribute at the Pan African Film Fest, where the festival teamed up with the African American Film Critics Association to present a star-studded awards ceremony for both organizations at the Tayglan Complex in Hollywood.

George Tillman Jr. And Partner Robert Teitel To Receive Honor at Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

  • By Sergio
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  • February 1, 2013 6:00 PM
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Director George Tillman Jr. and his long-time producer partner Robert Teitel, will be honored with the Commitment to Chicago Award at the annual Chicago Film Crritcs Association Awards ceremomny next Saturday Feb. 9.

'The Sapphires' Wins 11 Of 12 Awards Nominated For At 2013 Australian Academy Awards

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 31, 2013 12:31 PM
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The Weinstein Company acquired global distribution rights to the Australian film, calling it a "feel-good" movie, after it screened at the Cannes Film Festival last May, and it was announced last week that TWC will open the film in the USA on March 22.

2013 César Awards Nominations Announced - 'Kirikou,' 'Zarafa,' 'Rengaine' Make The Cut

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 25, 2013 12:31 PM
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No Omar Sy this year at the César Awards - the French equivalent to the Academy Awards here in the USA. You'll recall that Sy made history last year, becoming the first black man to not only be nominated for the Best Actor César, he also became the first black man to win the César award for Best Actor.

Don Cheadle, Sole Non-White Winner At Last Night's Golden Globe Awards. Ho-Hum...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 14, 2013 1:49 PM
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Congrats Don Cheadle - the only black winner (actually the only non-white winner) at the Golden Globes Awards Ceremony last night. Then again, there weren't that many non-white nominees.

Quvenzhané Wallis Makes History - Youngest Actress Nominated For Best Actress Oscar

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 10, 2013 8:56 AM
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Ok, let's see. First, a huge congrats to Quvenzhané Wallis who, as the title of this post states, has made history, becoming the youngest actress ever to be nominated for an Academy Award. She's just 9 years old. The previous record holder was Keisha Castle-Hughes, who was nominated for Whale Rider in 2003. She was 14.

Tyler Perry Picks Up Razzie Nominations For Worst Actor AND Worst Actress (Wait... What?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 10:43 AM
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Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, 'Django,' Peter Ramsey Get Golden Globes Recognition

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 13, 2012 9:47 AM
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Nominations for the 70th Golden Globe Awards were announces this morning at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, presented by Megan Fox, Ed Helms and Jessica Alba.