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'A Different World's' Lou Myers Passes Away At Age 76

  • By Sergio
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  • February 20, 2013 10:11 PM
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Actor/singer Lou Myers, best known as the restaurant owner Mr Gaines on A Different World, passed away today after a short illness at the age of 76.
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Kerry Washington & Craig Robinson Feature In 2 New Character Posters For 'Peeples'

  • By Courtney
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  • February 20, 2013 5:12 PM
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As Tambay noted yesterday, the marketing machine has begun spinning for Tina Gordon Chism's We The Peeples - now titled Tyler Perry Presents Peeples - which stars Craig Robinson, David Alan Grier, Kerry Washington, S. Epatha Merkerson, Melvin Van Peebles, Diahann Carroll, and Kali Hawk.

Rachel Mwanza (Star Of Oscar-Nominated 'War Witch') Will Attend The Oscars After All...

  • By Courtney
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  • February 20, 2013 4:00 PM
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Preview 'Taboo Yardies' (An Account Of How Ordinary LGBT People Live Their Lives In Jamaica)

  • By Courtney
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  • February 20, 2013 2:48 PM
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Currently touring the international film festival circuit is director/poducer Selena Blake's feature documentary titled Taboo Yardies. 

Trailer #2 For Halle Berry's 'The Call' Amps Up The Scares

  • By Courtney
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  • February 20, 2013 2:16 PM
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Brad Anderson directs Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin and Morris Chestnut (as Halle's cop lover) in the thriller The Call (previously titled The Hive).

Call For Entries 2013 Rwanda Film Festival - This Year's Theme 'Our Mothers, Our Heroes'

  • By Courtney
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  • February 20, 2013 2:05 PM
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Call for entries for a relatively young film festival (created in 2005) that continues to grow and flourish, attracting international interest.

Delegations From Nigeria & South Africa Will Participate In International Co-Production Day At Hot Docs

  • By Courtney
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  • February 20, 2013 11:09 AM
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At the 2013 installment of the Festival in April, the Canada-based Hot Docs will host official delegations from Nigeria, South Africa, USA, China, Germany, Japan, the Nordic Region, and Poland.

Watch 'We Are Nigerians' - Country Begins 12-Month Commemoration Of 100th Anniversary Of Unification

  • By Courtney
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  • February 20, 2013 10:46 AM
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A short educational documentary titled We Are Nigerians (The Journey to Amalgamation), made in honor of the 100th anniversary of Unification of Southern and Northern Nigeria, to form Africa’s most populous country.

Federal Judge Blocks New York City From Getting 'Central Park Five' Footage

  • By Sergio
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  • February 20, 2013 8:54 AM
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Yesterday, in a New York City federal court, Judge Ronald Ellis blocked an ongoing attempt by New York City to get its hands on footage obtained by filmmaker Ken Burns, daughter Sarah Burns and son-in-law David McMahon, while making their documentary The Central Park Five.

New Doc On The Many World-Class Long-Distance Runners And Their Ethiopian Roots

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 19, 2013 5:34 PM
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With last year's Channel 4 (UK) TV documentary that questioned why African American and Caribbean sprinters tend to excel, and whether answers to that question are rooted in slavery, comes this other documentary that seems to ask a similar question - but instead of looking at sprinters, its focus is on long-distance ruuners, and why numerous world-class long-distance runners come from Ethiopia.