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Interview: Nadine Patterson's Talks Her Reimagining Of Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' Which Screens 4/23 In Harlem

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  • April 19, 2014 1:42 PM
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Nadine Patterson's 'Tango Macbeth' will premiere in new York very soon; but first a talk with the director herself.

Interview: Nailah Jefferson Talks Directing Debut 'Vanishing Pearls' & 2010's Oil Spill Aftermath in Black Fishing Community (Opens Today)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 18, 2014 11:30 AM
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Vanishing Pearls, a passion project and Naihla Jefferson’s feature directorial debut, documents the aftermath of the BP (Beyond Petroleum) oil spill of 2010, specifically its effects on the oyster fishing industry in the Louisiana Gulf town of Pointe a la Hache in New Orleans. Jefferson wanted to record the place in history of this town’s African American fishing community, who relied on fishing for their livelihood for generations, prior to the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.

Interview: Marlon Wayans Talks Career, Comedy Franchises & Studying to Play Richard Pryor ('Haunted House 2' Opens Today)

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • April 18, 2014 10:58 AM
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Wayans made time to talk with Shadow And Act on a recent press tour to promote A Haunted House 2, which opens in theaters on April 18.

Salli Richardson-Whitfield Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Lena Horne Bioplay 'A Lady Must Live'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • April 16, 2014 7:13 PM
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In the upcoming bioplay A Lady Must Live, Salli Richardson-Whitfield is set to play legendary singer and actress Lena Horne.

Interview: Chatting with RZA About Paul Walker, Martial Arts, Gentrification and More in Action Drama 'Brick Mansions'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • April 14, 2014 3:15 PM
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Actor, director, composer, and member of the Wu-Tang Clan RZA made time to talk with S&A about his role in the film as crime lord Tremaine Alexander, from his interest in Parkour to his experience working with co-star Paul Walker.

Interview: 'Draft Day' Cast Swaps Sports Stories and Talks Football Fandom (Terry Crews, Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Arian Foster)

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • April 11, 2014 2:01 PM
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The cast, including Costner, Terry Crews, Jennifer Garner and Arian Foster gathered at a recent press event to talk about the film in anticipation of its release on April 11.

Interview: A Conversation With Director Darius Clark Monroe On 'Evolution of a Criminal'

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • April 11, 2014 12:08 PM
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Clark retraces the events, moments, and social dynamics that led him to rob a bank, and explores the lasting trauma it caused him, his family, and the people in the bank during the robbery, as he takes responsibility for his actions, on camera.

Interview: Chadwick Boseman Talks 'Draft Day,' 'Get On Up' and Finding the Truth of Characters (Opens Today)

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  • April 11, 2014 11:25 AM
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In the upcoming sports drama Draft Day, Chadwick Boseman plays Vontae Mack, a linebacker looking to secure his family's future by earning a spot with the Cleveland Browns.

Interview: Tishuan Scott Talks Playing A Fugitive Ex-Slave In Acclaimed Drama 'The Retrieval' (Opens At Film Forum, NYC)

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  • April 3, 2014 4:13 PM
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Interview: Tishuan Scott Talks Playing A Fugitive Ex-Slave In Acclaimed Drama 'The Retrieval' (Opens At Film Forum, NYC)

Interview: 'The Retrieval' Helmer Chris Eska On His Approach To The Slavery-Set Film (Opens At Film Forum, NYC)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 3, 2014 12:17 PM
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Interview: Chatting w/ 'The Retrieval' Helmer Chris Eska About His Approach To The Slavery-Set Film (At Film Forum, NYC)
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