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Watch Trailer For the Quirky, Funny Short Film 'Ackee & Saltfish'

  • By Sergio
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  • July 21, 2014 10:29 AM
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Watch the trailer for the Robert Altman-like oddball and humorous short film 'Ackee & Saltfish'

Will You Join The Boycott 'Exodus' Movement? (Or You Don't Care)

  • By Sergio
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  • July 20, 2014 3:50 PM
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People are getting upset over the casting in Ridley Scott's upcoming 'Exodus' movie, and are planning to boycott the film? Will you be joining them?

Film Movement Announces USA DVD & Digital Releases of Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's 'Grisgris'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2014 5:51 PM
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The DVD features a bonus short film specially selected to compliment the feature - the Academy Award-nominated animated short film "Feral."

Exclusive: 'Newlyweeds' Star Trae Harris Lands Lead Role in Dennis Leroy Kangalee's 'Octavia: Elegy for a Vampire'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2014 12:37 PM
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The actress was most recently seen in an episode of Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black."

Agency, Studio & Filmmakers Behind N.W.A. Biopic Release Statements on Casting Call Outrage

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2014 11:08 AM
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Sande Alessi Casting posted an open call earlier this week that sought women in four categories: “B girls” were to be “light-skinned,” “D girls” were “African American… Poor, not in good shape."

Hollywood Insider Movie 'An American in Hollywood' Opens in NY, NJ and PA Theaters Today

  • By Shadow And Act
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  • July 18, 2014 10:02 AM
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An American in Hollywood
Indie comedy-drama "An American In Hollywood" comes to AMC theaters in New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia, PA today.

O.J. Simpson Almost Played The Terminator in the 1984 Sci-Fi Classic (Did You Know?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 17, 2014 5:25 PM
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Needless to say, the notion of casting Simpson didn't go any further than that, with Medavoy adding, "I don’t think we went beyond the idea... Jim [Cameron] didn’t like the idea at all."

The Fledgling Fund Announces Film Media & Field Building Grants

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 17, 2014 3:02 PM
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Highlights of individual projects and causes that will be of interest to this blog, given its stated missions (and there appear to be a few), are forthcoming.
More: Grants

DIFF 2014 Preview: Ethiopian-Set Fantasy/Historical Romantic Drama 'Beti and Amare'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 17, 2014 1:36 PM
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This micro-budget gem is filled with many powerful moments made up of stunning, intense and thought provoking imagery, a unique but professional score and sound-design, and masterful acting.

South African Action-Romance 'Hard to Get' Opens 35th Durban International Film Festival Tonight (Trailer, Poster)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 17, 2014 12:59 PM
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The Durban International Film Festival runs from July 17 – 27