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'Story Of A 3-Day Pass' Screens Friday 4/19 At Northwestern w/ Melvin Van Peebles Present

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  • April 18, 2013 6:17 PM
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I’ve always suspected that Melvin Van Peebles’ early 1967 French made film, The Story of A Three Day Pass, was a big influence on Spike Lee' early films.

A Nollywood Film Festival Grows In Paris, France (May 30 - June 2)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 18, 2013 6:05 PM
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'Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution' (Historical Fashion Showdown) Now On DVD/VOD

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 18, 2013 5:08 PM
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Coffee Bluff Pictures' Versailles ‘73: American Runway Revolution, about the legendary 1973 fashion showdown between the French and Americans, fittingly nicknamed the “Battle of Versailles," is now available on almost all home video platforms (iTunes, Amazon, YouTube, VOD and DVD) as the image says above.

HBO Acquires Whoopi Goldberg's Directorial Debut, 'Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 18, 2013 2:22 PM
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Announced via press release, HBO has acquired all U.S. broadcast and home video rights to Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You from first-time director Whoopi Goldberg.

New Documentary 'RAÇA' ('RACE') Will Tackle Racial Inequality In Brazil (Trailer, Opens May 17)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 18, 2013 1:03 PM
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First Look Images From Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's Cannes 2013 Entry 'Grisgris'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 18, 2013 11:32 AM
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5-Minute Long 'Best' Wins Sundance London Short Film Competition (Watch The 2-Minute Version)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 18, 2013 10:44 AM
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Announced this morning by the festival, Best, a five-minute film from Surrey filmmaker William Oldroyd, was presented as the winner of the Short Film Competition for the second Sundance London film and music festival, which will run from April 25-28 at The O2. The film will screen as part of the official Short Film Programme at the festival.

Will Smith To Play Con-Artist In 'Focus' For Warner Bros.

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 17, 2013 8:54 PM
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UPDATE: Within minutes of posting this, Variety writer Justin Kroll posted the following on Twitter: "Update: Kristen Stewart no longer attached to FOCUS, Will Smith only actor involved with film"
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AFFRM's ARRAY Takes Neil Drumming's Nostalgic 'Big Words' - Its 6th Acquisition

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 17, 2013 8:09 PM
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I'm glad that Neil Drumming's indie dramedy charmer Big Words isn't an orphan any longer, with ARRAY, the multi-platform distribution label of AFFRM (the African American Film Festival Releasing Movement), announcing today that it's acquired all US distribution rights to the Slamdance 2013 Official Selection, in a deal negotiated by Gordon Bobb of Del, Shaw, Moonves, Tanaka, Finkelstein & Lezcano on behalf of AFFRM, with producer Matthew Keene Smith.

Black Radical Imagination Film Series Screening Event In Brooklyn, NY, 4/26

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  • April 17, 2013 7:32 PM
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As I reported back in February, filmmaker and programmer-in-residence Amir George of Chicago's Black Cinema House, and Los Angeles based filmmaker curator Erin Christovale, are jointly presenting a screening of short films they call Black Radical Imagination next week.