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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.

Red-Band Trailer For 'About Last Night' (Michael Ealy, Regina Hall, Kevin Hart, Joy Bryant Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2013 10:39 AM
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Mischa Webley's Thriller 'The Kill Hole' (Starring Chadwick Boseman) Gets March Theatrical Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 14, 2013 5:46 PM
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Great news! A film we've been following for quite some time now (see Vanessa's review HERE; as well as her interview with director Mischa Webley HERE), will see a theatrical release before heading to home video platforms.

Giving Away 25 Free Passes To Advance Screening Of 'Snitch' In Chicago...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 14, 2013 5:27 PM
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An advance screening of Summit Entertainment's upcoming action-drama Snitch, has been set up for next week Thursday, February 21, 7PM at the Showplace Icon in Chicago, IL, and we've been allotted 25 free passes to hand out to S&A readers for that screening.

Tyler Perry Has Reportedly Cast Sweet Brown In 'A Madea Christmas' (She's Apparently In Demand)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 14, 2013 4:56 PM
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File this one under unconfirmed...