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7th Annual Women Of Color Arts & Film Festival Announces Opening, Closing, Centerpiece Films

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 6, 2012 9:51 AM
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For those of you in ATL... all 3 films have been covered on S&A, so hopefully you're familiar. 

SXSW 2012 - Watch Gabrielle Union In Trailer For Indie Couples Dramedy "In Our Nature"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 5, 2012 10:00 PM
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The last time Gabrielle Union was in a theatrically released movie was in 2008's Cadillac Records, although it feels like it's been longer than 3+ years.
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2012 New Voices in Black Cinema Festival Wrap-Up (+ Photos!)

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 3, 2012 1:11 AM
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This post comes a tad late, but in case you missed NVBC Fest 2012, or would just like to relive a few great cinematic moments, read on ;)

The 2012 DC Independent Film Festival (DCIFF) Opens Today

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 29, 2012 2:01 PM
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It's not too late to get tickets for screenings at the 2012 DC Independent Film Festival (DCIFF), which runs from February 29 - March 4 in our nation's capital.
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Third Annual Sidney Poitier Film Festival To Be Held February 29 - March 4 In The Bahamas

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 3:42 PM
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I'm actually surprised that there aren't more than a few black film festivals with named after the great Sir Sidney Poitier; then again, I guess we can't have too many, otherwise there'd be all this confusion.

Africa In Motion Film Festival Looking for Submissions

  • By Sergio
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  • February 23, 2012 4:39 PM
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The 7th annual 2012 Africa in Motion Film Festival in Edinburgh is currently accepting submissions - features, shorts and documentaries - for this year's festival.

ND/NF Fest Unveils 2012 Lineup - "An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty," "Omar Killed Me" + More Make The Cut

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 23, 2012 2:28 PM
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Ahhh yes, it's that time of the year, when the early film festivals debut/premiere some of the films that we'll be talking about later on in the year.

Pan African Film Fest '12 Winners: "Toussaint L'Ouverture," Jimmy Jean-Louis Receive Top Honors + Full List

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • February 20, 2012 9:38 PM
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The 2012 Pan African Film Festival came to a close this evening; the last screening was the eagerly anticipated French TV film/miniseries Toussaint L'Ouverture, which was ultimately the festival's big winner.  L'Ouverture and Jimmy Jean-Louis were awarded top honors for Best Narrative Feature and Best Actor, respectively.

Berlinale 2012 Review - "Leave It on The Floor" Musical Explores 'Vogue Ballroom' Underground Culture in L.A.

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • February 20, 2012 7:35 PM
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As Tambay noted in two previous review posts (Call Me Kuchu and Indignados + Espoir Voyage), S&A reader Denise VanDeCruze (The Mic Movement - Amplifying Art In Berlin & Beyond), currently at the Berlinale Film Festival, is back with another review write-up to share with us!

SXSW 2012 Trailer - "Gimme The Loot" (Graffiti, Revenge, Heists, New York City...)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 20, 2012 11:30 AM
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Here's the first trailer for one of a few S&A SXSW 2012 higlights.
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