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20th Annual Chicago Black Harvest Film Festival Lineup Announced

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  • July 16, 2014 7:55 PM
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The 20th annual Black Harvest Film Festival in Chicago has officially announced its lineup, schedule and dates for this year's event

Special Screening Of Bill Duke’s 'A Rage In Harlem' At 20th Black Harvest Film Festival In Chicago w/ Director Q & A

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  • July 15, 2014 11:41 AM
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Bill Duke's 1991 film 'A Rage in Harlem' will be screened at this year's Chicago Black Harvest Film Festival with a Q & A with the director.
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Chaz And Roger Ebert to Be Honored Opening Night of the 20th Annual Black Harvest Film Festival in Chicago

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  • July 14, 2014 12:02 PM
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They will be awarded with the annual Deloris Jordan Award for Excellence in Community Leadership

LAFF Review: 'Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story' is a Well-Meaning but Tepid Look at the Life of a Jazz Legend

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • June 20, 2014 6:38 PM
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Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story
Highly respected by musicians and fans of the bebop genre, his life and career were stifled by the 30 years he spent cycling in and out of San Quentin prison.

LAFF: Juntobox Films Launches Feature Film Incubator to Develop Indie Films for Under $2.5 Million

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • June 18, 2014 11:32 PM
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JuntoBox Films has announced the launch of the JuntoBox Feature Film Incubator, an in-depth story development and production readiness program for narrative feature film projects that can be produced for $2.5 million or less.

'B For Boy,' 'Bound,' 'Dear White People' Take Awards at Seattle International Film Festival

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • June 10, 2014 8:58 PM
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Celebrating its 40th year, the Seattle International Film Festival wrapped up this past weekend with a ceremony announcing the winners of its 2014 Golden Space Needle and Competition Awards.

'Echo Park' Star Tony Okungbowa on Culture Clashes, Interracial Dating, and the Revolution in Diasporic Cinema

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  • June 10, 2014 10:10 AM
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Tony Okungbowa and Mamie Gummer in 'Echo Park'
Premiering on Saturday, June 14th at the Los Angeles Film Festival, Echo Park is an understated indie romance starring Mamie Gummer and Tony Okungbowa as Sophie and Alex, a pair whose shifting lives and relationships mirror the gentrification shifts in their Los Angeles neighborhood.

Film Submissions Now Open for the Project Catalyst 'Cinema Celebration' and Additional Series

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • June 3, 2014 12:35 PM
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Official submissions are now open for feature films from filmmakers of color to participate in this November's Project Catalyst Cinema Celebration, which takes place in NYC, Chicago and Los Angeles. Submissions for short films are also open for inclusion in the Project Catalyst app and the Film & Culture College Exhibition.

African-American Indie Films To Be Showcased At Champs-Elysees Film Festival In Paris In June

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  • May 13, 2014 11:40 PM
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Independent black films will be honored at the third annual Champs-Elysées Film Festival taking place in June in Paris

TFF 2014 Preview: Desperate Fisherman Traffic Drugs Up Pacific Coast of Colombia in 'Manos Sucias'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 15, 2014 9:59 AM
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Executive produced by Spike Lee and directed by NYU grad Joseph Wladika, the Columbian production Manos Sucias will screen at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, which runs April 16 through April 27. The film just had its world premiere at the NY Colombian Film Festival at the end of March.