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Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan And Harry Lennix To Topline Caribbean Set Version of Shakespeare's 'Macbeth'

  • By Sergio
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  • March 3, 2013 9:32 AM
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Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan and Harry Lennix are all set to star in a new film version of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, set to start pre-production in Sept. 2013 on location in Jamaica and Puerto Rico.

Weinstein Co Sets Release Dates For 'Fruitvale' and 'Mandela'

  • By Sergio
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  • March 2, 2013 8:18 PM
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Two films that were recently picked up by The Weinstein Co and sure to be two of the most discussed films this year on S & A have had their theatrical release dates announced.

Kickstarter Campaign For 70's New York Set Doc 'Rubble Kings'

  • By Sergio
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  • March 2, 2013 5:35 PM
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Here's an interesting documentary film on a little known or forgotten aspect of music and culture currently in development which chronicles the rise of the Rubble Kings

FESPACO 2013 - Listen To BBC Africa Panel On Challenges Facing African Filmmakers

  • By Courtney
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  • March 2, 2013 11:12 AM
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Watch Halle Berry Take Abigail Breslin's 911 Call In New Clip From 'The Call'

  • By Courtney
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  • March 2, 2013 9:55 AM
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Here's a clip from the surprisingly R-rated Halle Berry thriller The Call.

'Samuel Coleridge-Taylor In America' Set To Premiere In March

  • By Sergio
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  • March 2, 2013 12:44 AM
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I've previously on S & A have written about British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and the upcoming documentary about him Samuel Coleridge-Taylor in America who is little known now, but back during the early part of the 20th century was one of the most famous composers in the world (HERE and HERE)

African American Film Critics Association Honors Cicely Tyson, Rainforest Films, PAFF

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • March 1, 2013 9:33 PM
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The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), an organization I only recently became very aware of, but which seems to be doing a lot to raise its profile lately, recently hosted its Special Achievement Honors in Marina Del Ray.

'Welcome To Pine Hill' Opens At IFC Center In NYC Today

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2013 3:41 PM
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Oscilloscope Laboratories is releasing Keith Miller's quietly absorbing work of cinema verite, Welcome To Pine Hill, starting TODAY, March 1 at IFC in NYC.

FESPACO 2013 - Preview Cameroonian Drama 'Nina's Dowry'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2013 3:13 PM
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From Cameroonian filmmaker Victor Viyuoh comes a drama titled Ninah’s Dowry, his feature film debut.

New Film Resurrecting Orishas As Modern Day Superheroes Needs Your Help (Fundraising)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2013 1:25 PM
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Based on the number of *likes* and retweets my original post on this received, I think it's safe to say that many of you were excited by the idea of the film.