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'Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution' (Historical Fashion Showdown) On VOD Feb 12

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  • February 8, 2013 10:32 AM
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It's been announced that the documentary from Coffee Bluff Pictures titled Versailles ‘73: American Runway Revolution, about the legendary 1973 fashion showdown between the French and Americans, fittingly nicknamed the “Battle of Versailles,"will become available on almost all home video platforms (iTunes, Amazon, YouTube, VOD and DVD) on February 12.

There's 'Greatness' In Brand New Poster For Jackie Robinson Biopic '42'

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  • February 7, 2013 9:16 PM
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WB set an official release date of April 12, 2013 for 42, its Jackie Robinson biopic that Brian Helgeland directed for Legendary Pictures.

Watch Nigerian Musical Short 'Yoruba E Ronu' Directed By Tunde Kelani

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 7, 2013 7:19 PM
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Check out this Yoruba musical short film directed by Tunde Kelani (a name that has come up a lot on this blog lately, in part because he's developing his next feature - an adaptation of a novel titled Dazzling Mirage).

10 Feature Films You Should See At The 2013 Pan African Film Festival (February 7 - 18)

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  • February 7, 2013 3:54 PM
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Poland's African Diaspora Film Festival Call For Entries (Compensation For Selected Films)

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  • February 7, 2013 2:45 PM
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Yes, we are repped all over the world, even in Poland.

Tosh Gitonga's 'Nairobi Half Life' Is Coming To 100 Theaters In The USA In March (Details)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 7, 2013 2:03 PM
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I still haven't seen the Kenyan crime drama, Nairobi Half Life, from director David Tosh Gitonga, which was Kenya's selection for the Best Foreign Language Oscar category, making it just the second film from Kenya to be entered into the race; the first was 2008's Heart of Fire, a Kenyan/German co-production about civil war in Eritrea. However, despite the entry, the film didn't make the short list of final nominations by the Academy for the 2009 Awards, and neither did Gitonga's much-buzzed about film.

Watch 'Occupy Nigeria' Documentary 'Fueling Poverty' Feat. Wole Soyinka, Seun Kuti, Others

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  • February 7, 2013 1:17 PM
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The short version of the story goes...

Sundance Institute East Africa Theatre Labs Call For Entries (March 21, 2013 Deadline)

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  • February 7, 2013 12:50 PM
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Still a relatively new program, launched in 2010, when the Sundance Institute East Africa conducted a pilot Lab on Manda Island off the coast of Kenya. Four projects from four countries were selected for development.

Film Life Launches 'ABFF Movie Review' - Weekly Critique Of Hollywood Releases

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  • February 7, 2013 11:50 AM
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It's all in the press release below...

'Fire In The Blood' (Exposé On The West's Blocking Of Aids Drugs From Reaching Africa) Gets UK Theatrical

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  • February 7, 2013 11:41 AM
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It made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival last month, competing in the World Cinema Documentary category, and now it's heading to theaters, but only in select UK and Irish cinemas at the moment.