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2014 Merge Summit Recap - One of a Kind Event That Fuses Faith and the Entertainment Industry (Pics)

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  • August 28, 2014 3:25 PM
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One of the largest events for people of faith, the multifaceted program included a full weekend of education, inspiration and entertainment
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English-Subtitled Trailer for French Romantic-Drama 'Samba' Starring Omar Sy

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  • August 28, 2014 2:46 PM
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The filmmakers call the Gaumont/Quad/Ten co-production "a crowdpleaser, an ensemble comedy about friendship, solidarity [that] deals with current issues we can relate to in different parts of the world.”
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A Boy Discovers a Secret About the Older Brother He Thought He Knew Well in 'The Return' (Trailer)

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  • August 28, 2014 2:11 PM
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"The Return" is Yohann Kouam's 3rd short film.

'The Equalizer' Engages His Adversary + Shows Off His "Special Skills" in 2 Clips From the Film

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  • August 28, 2014 12:16 PM
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The film will make its world premiere at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) next month, before it opens the San Sebastian Film Festival, also in September, a few days after it debuts at TIFF, before Sony Pictures releases it Stateside on September 26, 2014.

Powerful Documentary 'The Homestretch' to Get Week-Long Engagement in Chicago in Sept.

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  • August 28, 2014 12:00 PM
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The acclaimed new Kartemquin Films' documentary about homeless Chicago teenagers, will make its Chicago premiere next month

AAFCA Announces 2015 Special Achievement Awards: Donna Langley, Franklin Leonard, Stephanie Allain & More To Be Honored

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  • August 27, 2014 7:42 PM
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The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), will honor Universal Pictures Chairwoman Donna Langley, Los Angeles Film Festival Director Stephanie Allain, and The Black List founder Franklin Leonard with its Special Achievement Award for career excellence during its annual awards show on February 4th, 2015 at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood.

Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs Named Filmmaker-in-Residence at Chapman University

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  • August 27, 2014 6:58 PM
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Cheryl Boone Isaacs is the Academy's First African American President

'Funk, God, Jazz, and Medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn' - Featuring New Work by Bradford Young (Sept 20-Oct 12)

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  • August 27, 2014 6:11 PM
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4 Artists. 4 Community Partners. 4 New Commissions

Pioneering Documentary Filmmaker William Greaves Dies at 87

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  • August 27, 2014 10:49 AM
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A retrospective of his work is forthcoming.

Thankfully, 'The Equalizer' Gets an "R" Rating From the MPAA (No Surprise Here)

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  • August 27, 2014 8:26 AM
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As expected, 'The Equalizer' gets an R (as in "hard" R) rating from the MPAA.