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NVBC Festival 2012 - Day 4 -- Les Nubians in 'The Furious Force of Rhymes', Natural Hair Doc, + Julian Renner's 'The Three Way'

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • February 20, 2012 10:38 AM
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On this last day of the New Voices in Black Cinema Festival (presented by ActNow Foundation and BAMcinematek) are some extra special treats as French hip-hop soul duo Les Nubians are present for the screening and Q&A of Joshua Atest Litle's The Furious Force of Rhymes (along with some other great potential guests). See the full schedule below. Tickets are available at: BAM.org/NewVoicesinBlackCinema

NVBC Festival 2012 - Day 3 Highlights -- LOVE JONES, Compelling Shorts, & Magical Realist Drama

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • February 19, 2012 10:30 AM
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The third day of the New Voices in Black Cinema Festival at BAMcinematek in Brooklyn, NY will continue to be one of the biggest, even following the sellout of Brooklyn filmmaker Wilkie Cornelius Jr.’s Single Hills last night, the wonderful turnouts for Sneaker Stories and From Fatherless to Fatherhood, and the passionate (and full) audience for Infiltrating Hollywood: The Rise & Fall of The Spook Who Sat By The Door.

Berlinale 2012 Review - Teddy Award Winner For Best Documentary "Call Me Kuchu" + Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 18, 2012 12:39 PM
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NVBC Festival 2012 - Day 2 Highlights -- Three NY Film Premieres!

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • February 18, 2012 11:04 AM
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Day 2 of ActNow Foundation's 2nd annual New Voices in Black Cinema Festival at BAMcinematek in Brooklyn begins in a few hours with another great lineup of films including 3 NYC premieres. Tickets are available at: BAM.org/NewVoicesinBlackCinema

Dual Coast Screening of Van Peebles' "We The Party" in L.A. & Boston Tomorrow Night + Full Synopsis

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • February 17, 2012 9:10 PM
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We haven't mentioned this project in a while since we posted the trailer and first synopsis, besides the fact that it's screening at the Pan African Film Festival this weekend. Well now, Mario Van Peebles' We The Party will also screen simultaneously on the east coast in Boston at the Roxbury International film festival. Although different time zones, both will screen tomorrow 2/19 at 7pm.
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NVBC Fest 2012 - Watch Tobias Truvillion in a Clip From 'The Tested'

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • February 17, 2012 12:01 PM
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The films of the New Voices In Black Cinema Festival begin today February 17th through the 20th at BAM Rose Cinemas in Brooklyn, NY.   On deck in the primetime spot tonight is The Tested, a popularly covered film here on S&A. 

NVBC Fest Day 1 Highlights

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • February 17, 2012 11:19 AM
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New Voices in Black Cinema Festival screenings begin today in Brooklyn, NY at BAM with four thought-provoking films sure to illuminate and entertain audiences. Check out the list below and see more ticket info on the host theater’s site – BAM.org/NewVoicesInBlackCinema and on the festival programmer’s website: www.ActNowproduction.org

Berlinale 2012 Reviews - "Indignados" And "Espoir Voyage" (Shadows In Flux)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 17, 2012 11:00 AM
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S&A isn't attending the Berlin International Film Festival this year (although I'm planning on it for 2013), but thankfully an S&A reader, Denise VanDeCruze (The Mic Movement - Amplifying Art In Berlin & Beyond) is there, and offered to write up some reviews for me to share here.Here are 2 of a few more to come - both films that have been profiled/covered here on S&A so they shouldn't be too foreign to you if you've been reading.

Watch Revealing "Aujourd'hui" Post-Berlinale Premiere Press Conference w/ Saul Williams, Aissa Maiga, Alain Gomis

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 16, 2012 7:58 PM
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Senegalese director Alain Gomis' 3rd feature film titled Aujourd'hui (or Today in English), just had its world premiere in competition at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival.

NVBC 2012 Preview: "From Fatherless To Fatherhood" Attempts To Turn Page On Absent Fathers

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2012 10:37 AM
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More highlights from the upcoming New Voices In Black Cinema Festival housed at BAMCinematek in Brooklyn, NY, which kicks off tomorrow, Thursday, the 16th of February, and will run through the 20th...