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AFFRM Founding Member Langston Hughes African American Film Festival Call For 2012 Entries

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 29, 2011 11:49 AM
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Everything you need to know follows below (Good luck to all!!):
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"The Loving Story" (On Landmark Civil Rights Case That Overturned Interracial Marriage Ban) To Debut On HBO In Feb 2012

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 28, 2011 1:34 PM
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The film's website says that it'll make its TV debut on HBO during Black History Month next year (2012) on Valentine's Day. 

2012 International Black Women's Film Festival Wants Your Films (Call For Submissions)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 28, 2011 11:37 AM
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The basics are on the image above; for the longer, all-inclusive version, go to the festival's website HERE.
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Doc "The Girls In The Band" To Make US Premiere At PSIFF In January (Untold Stories Of Women Jazz Instrumentalists)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 8:26 PM
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And yet another film (the 3rd one) we've highlighted on S&A that'll make screen at the upcoming Palm Springs International Film Festival.
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Watch 1st Full Subtitled Trailer For Dutch Interracial Love Story "Sonny Boy" + Upcoming USA Screening Info

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 7:23 PM
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Last written about in September, when it was announced that the film would be the Dutch submission in the Best Foreign Language Oscar category...

Wrapping Up The 19th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF)

  • By Aundre Burke
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  • December 27, 2011 1:18 PM
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Sunday, December 11th marked the closing ceremony for the 2012 19th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF).

ActNow New Voices In Black Cinema Film Festival 2012 Lineup Announcement

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 23, 2011 2:17 PM
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Festival profile and individual highlights of next installment coming... in the meantime, a summary of what's coming in February 2012, from the BAM press release:
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Watch Sundance 'Meet The Artists '12' Video with Ava Duvernay

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • December 20, 2011 9:41 PM
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In anticipation to the Sundance Film Festival, which runs this upcoming January 19-29, Sundance.org released a video earlier today called Meet The Artists '12: Ava Duvernay, in which our much celebrated, and rightly so African American Film Releasing Movement (AFFRM) founder talks about her inspiration for getting into filmmaking and provides a few details on her new film Middle of Nowhere, which has been accepted into the festival's U.S. dramatic feature film competition lineup.

Sundance 2012 - First Look At Tracy Morgan, Isiah Whitlock As Hapless Drug Dealers In Dramedy "Predisposed"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 19, 2011 4:35 PM
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Amongst 4 new titles the Sundance Film Festival announced earlier today as part of its 2012 lineup is an indie dramedy titled Predisposed, which Tracy Morgan stars in, along with Melissa Leo, Jesse Eisenberg, and Isiah Whitlock Jr.
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Belinale 2012 - Kevin MacDonald's Long In Development Bob Marley Film Will World Premiere At February Fest

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 19, 2011 11:37 AM
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The plan was for it to debut at the Toronto International Film Festival this fall, but that didn't happen.
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