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Preview 'Jeppe On A Friday' - One Day In Eight Lives In One South African Neighborhood (USA Debut In Feb)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2013 3:00 PM
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The story goes... In March 2012, eight up-and-coming South African filmmakers decided to get together and make a film about a single Johannesburg neighbourhood, all shot in one day.

Watch 3 New Clips From Sudz Sutherland's Deportation/Survival Drama 'Home Again'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2013 2:09 PM
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Watch 3 new clips from Sudz Sutherland's drama Home Again, which stars Tatyana Ali, Lyriq Bent, Stephan James, Richard Chevolleau, C.C.H. Pounder, and Fefe Dobson.

Brian Grazer Reveals Why Spike Lee Was Replaced By Tate Taylor To Direct James Brown Biopic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2013 1:23 PM
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Recapping what we've known until today...

Melancholic 'The Bastard Sings The Sweetest Song' Opens In Toronto Friday (Trailer)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2013 11:35 AM
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From Toronto-based art house, world cinema, independent feature films and documentaries distribution company, College Street Pictures, comes a documentary we profiled in May of 2012, when it was scheduled to screen at the Shefflied Doc/Fest.

Former GOP Congressman Allen West To Host New Web Series

  • By Sergio
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  • January 16, 2013 11:22 AM
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Former Florida GOP Congressman and Tea Party lapdog, Allen West (who you most will remember playing the role of Stephen in Django Unchained), and who once, believe it or not, compared himself to Harriet Tubman, now has a new job.

Berlin 2013 Preview - South African Drama 'Elelwani' (First Venda Production In Film History)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2013 11:09 AM
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The teaser doesn't reveal much (after all, it's a teaser) but there's enough here to get my attention.

Joe Morton Stars In Indie 'The Mulberry Tree' - Special Screenings In USA Throughout January

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2013 10:55 AM
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Joe Morton as scientist Mike Dyson in Terminator 2: Judgment Day, as well as The Brother in The Brother from Another Planet are two onscreen images of him that have stuck with me most, even though the revered actor has done a lot of other work, and is quite consistent, even though you may not always see his name on the marquee, or his face on posters.

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.