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3rd Annual Gary (Indiana) Int'l Film Fest Set To Roll 10/18-20 w/ 'Blue Caprice,' 'Mother Of George'

  • By Sergio
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  • October 9, 2013 7:07 PM
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The Third Annual Gary International Black Film Festival (GIBFF) is all set to take place this month, running Oct. 18th to the 20th..

'Spotlight Africa' Film Series + Directors Panel At Chicago Int’l Film Festival Next Month

  • By Sergio
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  • September 24, 2013 1:52 PM
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As part of its commitment to present African cinema, this year the 49th Annual Chicago International Film Festival will be screening a series of 13 films from African filmmakers throughout the festival, that they call Spotlight Africa, of which several of the films being screened we have profiled extensively before on S & A.

Shakespeare Film ‘H4' Starring Harry Lennix To Screen At Chicago Int'l Film Fest Next Month

  • By Sergio
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  • September 20, 2013 8:43 AM
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Last year, when he was at the 48th annual Chicago International Film Festival for the showing of his film Mr. Sophistication, I spoke with Harry Lennix, and he told that post–production had just been completed on his film project, H4, directed by Paul Quinn, and he was very excited and proud of the film.

9th Edition Of Montreal International Black Film Fest Kicks Off Today w/ 'Chasing Shakespeare'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 18, 2013 3:04 PM
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The 9th edition of the Montreal International Black Film Festival, presented by Global Montreal in collaboration with Zupim.com, kicks off today, September 18 and will run through to the 29.

'12 Years A Slave' To Be Screened At Chicago International Film Fest Next Month (But Hurry...)

  • By Sergio
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  • September 17, 2013 6:18 PM
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Yes I know what you’re saying…what ANOTHER article about 12 Years A Slave?

Third Annual Englewood International Film Festival In Chicago Set To Happen 10/24-27

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  • September 14, 2013 6:59 PM
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Chicago-based indie filmmaker Mark Harris is set to begin the 3rd annual Englewood International Film Festival next month in the city.

Director George Tillman Jr. To Be Honored At Chicago Int'l Film Fest’s Black Perspectives Tribute

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  • September 13, 2013 4:50 PM
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Writer, director and producer George Tillman, Jr. will be honored with a Career Achievement Award at the 17th Annual Black Perspectives Tribute on Friday, October 11 at this year’s 49th annual Chicago International Film Festival.

Larenz Tate Named Urbanworld Film Fest Ambassador + Tillman Jr's 'Mister & Pete' Will Close

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 13, 2013 11:56 AM
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Another jam-packed, exciting lineup scheduled for the Urbanworld Film Festival this year - its 17th edition. We've been highlighting films over the last 2 weeks or so, and will continue to do just that.

UWFF 13 Preview: 'The Volunteer' at Soup Kitchen Has Affair w/ Homeless Man (Aunjanue Ellis)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 11, 2013 11:37 AM
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Also premiering at the UrbanWorld Film Festival, which takes place Sept 18-22, is the Aunjanue Ellis-starrer titled The Volunteer.

UWFF '13 Preview: Suspense Thriller 'The Last Letter' (Omari Hardwick, Sharon Leal, Tatyana Ali)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 11, 2013 11:08 AM
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We just reported on the casting of this project back in June, when this suspense thriller had finished principal photography. And now, The Last Letter, starring Omari Hardwick and Sharon Leal and helmed by Paul D. Hannah, is premiering at the UrbanWorld Film Festival, which takes Sept 18-22.