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Bill T. Jones 'Super Fly, The Musical' Coming To Broadway In Late 2013?

  • By Courtney
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  • January 31, 2013 8:47 PM
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New York & Toronto - 'LA Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema' Starts In Your City This Week

  • By Courtney
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  • January 31, 2013 6:03 PM
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Chicago Screening Of 'The United States of Hoodoo' Coming In March

  • By Sergio
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  • January 31, 2013 2:18 PM
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Oliver Hardt's fascinating documentary The United States of Hoodoo will have a rare Chicago screening next month, on Weds March 7, starting at 7PM at the Chatham 14 Theatres, located on the South side of Chicago.

From Day Walker To Gallowwalker - Wesley Snipes' Long-Forgotten Horror/Western Revived

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 31, 2013 2:02 PM
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Talk about a blast from the past! 

'Homegoings' (Doc Exploring African American Funeral Traditions) Debuts at MoMA’s Doc Fortnight 2013

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 31, 2013 11:59 AM
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We first alerted you to Christine Turner's feature documentary titled Homegoings, in late 2011, when it was one of 10 projects selected to receive a total of $150,000 in grants towards completing their projects, from the Tribeca Documentary Fund.

Exclusive: Ving Rhames Orders A Hit In Clip Premiere From 'Mafia' (Pam Grier Co-Stars)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 31, 2013 11:19 AM
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Here's an exclusive clip from the Ving Rhames crime drama starrer, titled Mafia, which Ketchup Entertainment will release on VOD and DVD on February 5th.

Aaron McGruder Is Making A Live-Action Uncle Ruckus Movie. Launches Kickstarter Campaign...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 31, 2013 10:56 AM
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So, Aaron McGruder has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $200,000 that will go towards the budget for a live action R-rated Uncle Ruckus comedy feature. Not a Boondocks movie; just an Uncle Ruckus movie. 

A Dapper Forest Whitaker And Angela Bassett In On Set 'Black Nativity' Photos

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 31, 2013 10:27 AM
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Willow Smith Will No Longer Star In 'Annie' Remake; Might Quvenzhané Wallis Take Over?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2013 3:11 PM
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Last we wrote about this project in summer 2012, Emma Thompson, talking to the BBC, said that she'd been writing the script for nearly three years, was excited about it, and was heading to LA to work with Willow Smith (who was to star in the film), and that Jay-Z (who's one of the film's producers) had already started working on the music for it, with a shoot start date aimed for this spring in New York.

Interesting... In Re-Branding Effort, Blackberry Names Alicia Keys Global Creative Director

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2013 2:28 PM
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Yes, that Blackberry - the wireless phone and services developer.