Shadow and Act

S & A's Sergio To Host And Discuss Screening of 'Race' Film 'Broken Strings' in Feb.

  • By Sergio
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  • January 15, 2013 5:52 PM
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That's right folks, little old me. But first, as you may recall, just a few days ago, I wote an item about The Black Cinema House in Chicago, a newly established screening space, in operation since this fall, devoted to the exhibition and discussion of independent and rarely seen black cinema in all its forms - HERE

Langston Hughes African American Film Festival (Seattle) Call For Films

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 5:48 PM
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Everything you need to know follows in the release below:

S. Epatha Merkerson, Ruby Dee Star In Barbara Montgomery's Historical Triptych 'Mitote'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 5:00 PM
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Very intriguing project here from veteran actress turned director, producer, Barbara Montgomery, titled Mitote.

New On DVD/VOD: Matthew Cherry's 'The Last Fall' - Starring Lance Gross, Nicole Beharie

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 4:25 PM
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Matthew Cherry's The Last Fall, which stars Lance Gross and Nicole Beharie, is now available on home video - DVD and on VOD - as of today, January 15, 2013.

'Detropia' Among 13 Indies Now Available via Sundance Institute's Artist Services (VOD)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 4:15 PM
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New Trailer For Charles Murray's 'Things Never Said' (Shanola Hampton, Omari Hardwick Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 11:20 AM
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Kid Cudi Continues To Build Acting Resume - Cast In Adaptation Of 'Need For Speed' Video Game

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 11:00 AM
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Scott Mescudi, known to most of the world as rapper, singer-songwriter, producer Kid Cudi, has added yet another new role to his fledgling acting resume, joining the cast of Dreamworks' adaptation of the video game Need For Speed, to be directed by Scott Waugh.
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Berlin 2013 Preview - Ivorian Crime Drama 'Burn It Up Djassa'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 10:36 AM
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One of 30 features scheduled to screen in the Panorama section at the upcoming Berlin Film Festival...

Variance Picks Up North American Theatrical Rights To 'An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 14, 2013 5:19 PM
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Music to my ears... this is great news! Hat-tip to Variance for making another bold pick-up (recall Spike Lee's Red Hook Summer last year), going where others seemingly will not; and of course congrats to Terence Nance and company.

Michel Gondry's Bronx-Set Teen Tale 'The We & The I' Will Make USA Premiere At SF IndieFest

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 14, 2013 4:39 PM
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108 Media and Paladin picked up all North American rights to Michel Gondry's Bronx tale The We and The I at the Toronto International Film Festival, where the film made its North American screening debut last year (2012).