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Trailer For British 'Street Dance' Spin-Off 'All Stars' Starring Akai Osei

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 21, 2013 1:08 PM
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Not quite like all those past *Dance* movies (Step Up, and its countless sequels, Street Dance, etc), but not so unlike them either. Combining dance and kids this time around, the new Brit comedy All Stars, will be released in the UK on May 3rd.

Abu Dhabi Film Fest Call For Applications - SANAD Grant For Filmmakers From The Arab World

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 21, 2013 12:27 PM
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The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has announced the call for applications for the Festival’s SANAD grant (a key element of the Film Festival) which aims to support filmmakers from the Arab world.

Will You Be Using The New Netflix/Facebook Integration Feature? I Probably Won't...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 21, 2013 12:06 PM
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I'm already averse to sharing much of my personal life on the web - specifically on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, where a lot of sharing happens; just not by me. I'm often astonished at what a lot of folks (many whom I don't know personally, but are my *friends* on Facebook, or *followers* on Twitter), are willing to share in these social networking environments.

Black Film Center/Archive Presents 'The Lost Films of Kathleen Collins' TONIGHT! FREE!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 21, 2013 11:02 AM
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African American filmmaker, playwright and professor of film history and production, Kathleen Collins, died of cancer in September 1988. She was just 46 years old.

Chicago Preview of L.A. Rebellion Film Series At Siskel Film Center And Filmmaker Q & A Black Cinema House Next Week

  • By Sergio
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  • March 21, 2013 9:25 AM
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As we have mentioned several times before, the touring edition of the L.A. Rebellion film series has been making its way across North America, first in Philadelphia and then Toronto and now the series is currently playing at the Museum of the Moving Image in N.Y. before coming Chicago in May.

'Motown: The Musical' Is A Hit - Grosses Over $1 Million In Its First Week Of Previews

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 20, 2013 9:36 PM
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New Ghanaian Romcom 'Contract' Making A Splash In West Africa & The UK (Trailer)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 20, 2013 6:53 PM
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Scheduled to open in Nigerian cinemas this Friday is a new romantic comedy titled Contract, directed by Shirley Frimpong Manso, and starring Ghanaian actress Yvonne Okoro, South African actor Hlomla Dandala, and Nigerain actor Joseph Benjamins.

FOX Adapting 'The Run Of His Life: The People V. O.J. Simpson' For The Screen

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 20, 2013 5:16 PM
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Curious...

Halle Berry's Stock Is Apparently Back Up Again, Thanks To 'The Call' Box Office...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 20, 2013 2:20 PM
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Turn Those *Likes* & *Tweets* Into Dollars - 2 Projects In Need Of Funding w/ A Few Days Left

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 20, 2013 1:30 PM
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I'd really love to see both of these projects financed fully, especially as we consistently have discussions/debates on this blog about the lack of representation of black artists in genres like sci-fi and fantasy.