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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.

See Line-up & Program at Harlem International Film Festival (Sept 11-15)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 11, 2013 10:11 AM
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For those of you in New York City, here's a look at the program and film slate for the 8th Annual Harlem International Film Festival, taking place September 11-15.

Racist Skinhead Falls for Woman Who Has Black Son in Redemption Drama 'Heart of a Lion'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 30, 2013 10:37 AM
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The Finnish/Swedish drama Heart of a Lion, directed by Dome Karuskoski (Lapland Odyssey), will Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this September as part of its Contemporary World Cinema program.

Jono Oliver's Endearing, Inspirational 'Home' At Chicago's Black Harvest Film Fest Aug. 25 & 26

  • By Sergio
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  • August 19, 2013 11:35 PM
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Tambay, back in April (HERE), wasn’t giving you the bunk when he said that writer, producer and director Jono Oliver's dramatic film, Home, was “endearing” and, “Inspirational.”

'Grisgris,' 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete' At Chicago International Film Festival In Oct.

  • By Sergio
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  • August 19, 2013 6:05 PM
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The 49th annual Chicago International Film Festival, which runs this year from Oct. 10-24, has released, in the past hour, its “sneak preview" of just a tiny few of the films set to screen at this year’s festival; and two films that we've extensively covered, will be shown at this year’s CIFF.

'Things Never Said,' 'Homegoings' Anchor 2013 BlackStar Film Festival Awards

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2013 6:36 PM
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The second annual BlackStar Film Festival ended on Sunday August 4, after an even more impressive year!

'12 Years A Slave' Will Open & 'Bayou Maharajah' Will Close 2013 New Orleans Film Festival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2013 12:01 PM
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The 2013 New Orleans Film Festival will has announced that Steve McQueen's locally shot adaptation of 12 Years A Slave - starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and several others - will be the festival's opening-night film this year, screening about a week before its theatrical debut on October 18.

Slave Uprising Action-Drama 'Tula, The Revolt' Will Close Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 8, 2013 5:01 PM
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Shorts to See at 2013 Martha's Vineyard African American Film Fest (Starts This Week)

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • August 5, 2013 5:36 PM
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The annual Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival returns with a diverse array of shorts and features tomorrow, August 6. If you're heading to the vineyard this week, here's a sampling of short films you may want to check out. For a full schedule and tickets, visit mvaaff.com.

Inaugural Matatu Film Festival Coming To Oakland, CA ('Stones In The Sun,' 'God Loves Uganda,' More)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 5, 2013 5:24 PM
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