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Turner Classics Movies To Broadcast Oscar Micheaux’s Restored Powerful Silent Film 'Within Our Gates' Sunday 9/7

  • By Sergio
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  • September 1, 2014 9:26 AM
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TCM will have a rare broadcast of Oscar Micheaux's powerful and disturbing silent film "With Our Gates," this Sunday night

New Indie Film 'The 4th Meeting' Explores the Impact of Survivor’s Guilt

  • By Sergio
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  • September 1, 2014 9:00 AM
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Josh MacNeal's and Cy Weisman's new indie film 'The 4th Meeting,' tackles the complex and emotionally charged subject of survivor's guilt.

Teaser Trailer: Street Harassment Triggers a Combat Veteran's PTSD in New Short Film 'Violation'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • August 30, 2014 5:37 PM
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Violation
Bowman-Bullock says she was inspired to write the story after experiencing street harassment on her way to and from independent film sets in the wee hours in New York City.

ABC Backs Another Black Woman-Led Drama With Janine Sherman Barrois' 'Cold Blood'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • August 30, 2014 5:12 PM
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Janine Sherman Barrois
"Cold Blood" joins a slate of new projects in ABC's apparent push for diversity, including John Ridley's "American Crime," Kenya Barris' "Black-ish," and Shonda Rhimes' "How To Get Away With Murder."

Kickstart This: Multi-Layered, Diverse Cast, In-The-Works TV Series Titled 'Rural'

  • By Sergio
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  • August 29, 2014 4:55 PM
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Filmmaker Vincent Singleton has started a Kickstarter campaign to help fund his TV series about the realities and complexities of American rural life.

Is Wesley Snipes Returning for a 4th 'Blade' Movie?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 29, 2014 11:08 AM
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I'll file this one under "unconfirmed" for now until I hear something from the studio or Snipes himself on the matter. But it's always fun to indulge on stories like this.

Crowdfund This: Contemporary African Take on Icarus, the Greek Mythological Figure (Video)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 29, 2014 10:40 AM
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The goal is to raise $20,000 by September 08, 2014.

iROKOtv.com Expands - World’s Largest Online Distributor of African Content Adds American Titles

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 28, 2014 6:24 PM
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iROKOtv.com today announces that it has licensed from Starz Digital Media two of the top award-winning Hollywood dramatic TV series from Starz, "Spartacus" and "Magic City."
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Harry Belafonte to Receive Academy's Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

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  • August 28, 2014 5:12 PM
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He joins Jean-Claude Carrière, Hayao Miyazaki And Maureen O'Hara Who Will Receive The Academy's Honorary Award

Montreal International Black Film Festival Introduces 1st Annual MIBFF Black Market

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  • August 28, 2014 4:18 PM
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Attendees will learn how to expand their network and knowledge by learning and sharing with the experts. Furthermore, it’s a chance for them to gain a competitive edge and rub elbows with international up-and coming filmmakers and entertainment professionals.
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