Shadow and Act

Tarantino Reveals All 6 Actors Who Were In The Running To Star In 'Django Unchained'

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  • November 14, 2012 11:11 PM
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Exclusive: Pan African Film Festival Set To Honor Omari Hardwick & Nicole Beharie w/ 'Rising Stars' Awards

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 14, 2012 4:57 PM
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How fast time flies; I feel like it was just yesterday when I was LA for this year's Pan African Film Festival; but the festival was in February, as it is just about every year.

Andre Benjamin Talks Hendrix Project: 'This Movie Is The Real Sh*t Right Here'

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  • November 14, 2012 3:51 PM
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Matthew Cherry's Family Drama 'The Last Fall' Heading To DVD, VOD January 15, 2013

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  • November 14, 2012 3:11 PM
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Continuing its grassroots limited threatical USA run, Matthew Cherry's The Last Fall, which stars Lance Gross and Nicole Beharie, will be heading to home video - DVD and on VOD on January 15, 2013.

Indie Dramedy 'In Our Nature' (Co-Starring Gabrielle Union) Gets A New Release Trailer

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  • November 14, 2012 2:30 PM
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ADIFF 2012 Preview: Curaçao-Set Little League Baseball Drama 'Boys Of Summer'

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  • November 14, 2012 1:59 PM
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For 1st Time Ever, August Wilson Estate Grants Rights to Record American Century Cycle Plays

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 14, 2012 1:38 PM
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This is good; any attempts to introduce August Wilson's to audiences is great; it all helps keep his work and memory alive; and all under Ruben Santiago-Hudson's watch in this case. He's serving as Artistic Director of the venture.

Dramedy 'The Great Divide' (Tichina Arnold, Richard T. Jones, Golden Brooks) Coming To Chicago

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 14, 2012 1:10 PM
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We've been informed that director Ibrahim Yilla's dramedy The Great Divide, will screen at ICE theaters in Chicago, IL, on December 1, at 7pm.

'The Upsetter: The Life & Music of Lee “Scratch” Perry' Released On New Self-Distribution Platform

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 14, 2012 1:00 PM
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A critically-acclaimed musical documentary we gave lots of ink/pixel to, from Ethan Higbee and Adam Bhala Lough, on the life of Jamaican reggae pioneer and legend Lee Scratch Perry. We interviewed both directors several months ago, when the film was traveling the country in a limited theatrical release. Read that wonderful piece HERE if you missed it.

Preview 'Mercy Mercy' (Feature Doc That Shows The Downside To International Adoption)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 14, 2012 12:11 PM
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The short version of the story goess... At first sight, adoption seems like a win-win situation: a poor orphan gets some loving parents and a good life. But the world of adoption is a question of supply and demand, with Ethiopia as a chief supplier of thousands of needy children. The fact that the well-being of the child is not always top priority becomes painfully clear in this tragic story about Masho and her little brother Roba.