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Hill Harper joins Rosario Dawson, Others In Ensemble Relationship Drama 'Parts Per Billion'

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  • December 12, 2012 4:25 PM
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Hill Harper joins Rosario Dawson, Josh Hartnett, Frank Langella, Gena Rowlands, Penn Badgley, Teresa Palmer and Alexis Bledel in the ensemble relationship drama, Parts Per Billion.

UK - Lashana Lynch & Riann Steele Join Cast Of Indie Drama 'Powder Room'

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  • December 12, 2012 4:08 PM
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Lashana Lynch and Riann Steele have joined the cast of the all-woman UK comedy, Powder Room, from commercial director M.J. Delane (feature debut).

Trailer For 'Hypebeasts' (Racial Tension At A New Sneaker Line Sale)

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  • December 12, 2012 12:50 PM
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Here's a trailer for Jessica dela Merced's NYU graduate thesis film Hypebeasts, which she tells us she wrote during an independent study under one professor Spike Lee (you may have heard of him).

Trailer For Carl Franklin's 'Bless Me Ultima' Surfaces + Release Playdates

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  • December 12, 2012 12:27 PM
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A project we've been following since we first discovered in late 2010, finally gets a trailer, and release.

USA Theatrical Premiere Of 'The Loving Story' - December 10-16, 2012, At Maysles NYC

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  • December 12, 2012 11:48 AM
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I almost forgot to mention this, especially as the film is NOW PLAYING in NYC, but for a very limited run - it'll be gone in a matter of 4 days. So, if you're at all interested, and you live in NYC, go see it!

Acclaimed Nigerian Hit Drama 'Ijé' ('The Journey') Now Available In North America

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  • December 12, 2012 11:14 AM
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The film, which stars one of Nigeria's most popular actresses - Genevieve Nnaji and Omotola Ekeinde, together in a film for the first time - was first released in Nigeria in 2010, to box office success.

Shepard Fairey-Designed Poster For 'Let Fury Have The Hour' (Chuck D, Edwidge Danticat, Van Jones, Others)

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  • December 12, 2012 11:02 AM
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A call to action, the short story goes... In the 1980s, a generation of artists used their creativity to respond to the reactionary politics that came to define the culture at the time. In director Antonino D Ambrosio's Let Fury Have The Hour, over 50 notable musicians, artists, and thinkers are brought together to trace a social history from the cynical heydays of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, to today, ultimately imparting a message of hope.

Exclusive: 'Django Unchained' Actress Daniele Watts, In Post On Whimsical Feature Doc 'Urgency'

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  • December 11, 2012 7:55 PM
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Ving Rhames Is A Mohawk-Wearing Crime Boss w/ Pam Grier On His Tale In Trailer For 'Mafia'

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  • December 11, 2012 6:32 PM
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In May 2011, we alerted you to a Pam Grier/Ving Rhames project titled Mafia, which Grier tweeted about at the time, as she was letting all her followers know what films she was starring in that were coming up.

Critically-Acclaimed 'Otelo Burning' Held Over For 2 More Dates This Week In NY

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  • December 11, 2012 5:57 PM
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If you live in NYC, I cannot encourage you enough to go check out this film, before it leaves!