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Stacy Spikes Relaunches All-The-Movies-You-Wanna-Watch 'MoviePass' Service

  • By Sergio
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  • February 17, 2013 8:56 PM
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Sometimes it takes a couple of attempts before you get off the ground. Bu tmaybe the third time around will be the charm.

Watch - Antonia Thomas Talks Upcoming Films 'Northern Soul', 'Sunshine On Leith'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 17, 2013 5:54 PM
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Antonia Thomas (Misfits, Homefront) recently spoke with Red Carpet News TV about the two upcoming film projects we can expect to see her in this year.

Reagan Gomez Seeks To Create Opportunities For People Of Color w/ New Dramatic Web Series

  • By Courtney
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  • February 16, 2013 11:55 AM
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The web is the new TV, as we've said many times on S&A. And content creators from under-represented groups are taking full advantage, which is a good thing! If you're not seeing yourself on screen (Broadcast TV and at the movie theater), the burden is on you to create those images of yourself that you want to see, especially now that the tools of creation and distribution have become much more accessible.

Upcoming Feature Film Project Will Resurrect Orishas As Modern Day Superheroes (Details)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2013 5:11 PM
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I've previously said on Twitter and Facebook that any one, or any few from the pantheon of Orishas will make for great fodder for a feature film - whether a literal translation, or (getting creative) as superheroes, especially as Hollywood seems to be superhero movie happy right now.

Afrinolly Short Film Competition Reveals 20 Finalists - Watch Them All & Vote For Your Favorites

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2013 3:56 PM
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An update on the the Afrinolly Short Film Competition, we first told you about last November, whose goal is to help cultivate the next generation of African filmmakers, to expand the conversations on issues about the African continent via stories told by Africans, and to motivate and reward young and emerging filmmakers who exhibit exceptional narrative skills.

Watch Gruesome Red Band Trailer For Danny Boyle's 'Trance' w/ Rosario Dawson

  • By Sergio
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  • February 15, 2013 2:55 PM
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Here's your look and director Danny Boyle's (28 days Later, Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours) latest film, Trance, which, judging from the trailer, is going to be a trippy experience to say the least.

First Poster For Alain Gomis' Drama 'Tey' (Saul Williams, Aissa Maiga Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2013 12:42 PM
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Senegalese director Alain Gomis' 3rd feature film titled Tey (previously titled Aujourd'hui, or Today in English), will make its New York premiere at the 3rd annual New Voices In Black Cinema Festival, presented by BAMcinématek and ActNow Foundation, which starts today, running from February 15 - 18, at BAM Rose Cinemas.

Let's Talk Film Equipment - Specifically Cameras (The 2013 Version)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2013 12:13 PM
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Long time readers will know that I do this once every year, right around this time. It serves several purposes, but, for me, your responses are very useful because I'm not I'm not one of those filmmakers who salivates at the thought of shooting with the newest, latest, greatest piece of video camera equipment. I know very little about what's current, and I'm perfectly OK with that.

Documentary Fortnight 2013: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2013 11:34 AM
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Starting today, here in NYC - Documentary Fortnight 2013: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media.

The Criterion Collection On Hulu, Free All Weekend

  • By Sergio
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  • February 15, 2013 10:52 AM
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No, this isn't black film related, but this still is big news for anyone who loves really good films.