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FESPACO 2013 - Watch Trailer For 'Robert Mugabe... What Happened?' (A Definitive Account)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 18, 2013 11:21 AM
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Billed as the definitive account of Robert Mugabe’s life, from director Simon Bright, comes Robert Mugabe... What Happened? - a film that had its World Premiere as the Opening Night film of the Encounters South Africa International Documentary Festival in Cape Town.  

Exclusive: One Village Entertainment Picks Up 'Apartment 4E' (Starring Nicole Beharie)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 18, 2013 10:49 AM
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A film that we've been following for since its early days in production, in 2010, has found a home, as it continues to tour the film festival circuit.

Sundance 2013 - Clip From 'Gideon's Army' (Idealistic Public Defenders Working In Deep South)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 6:12 PM
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As I noted in a past post, I'm very interested in checking out this doc - fascinating subject that I wouldn't have ever even considered as a documentary subject, and from the looks of the below clip, and all I've already seen from the film, I'm sufficiently intrigued.

The Blackhouse Foundation Returns To Park City During 2013 Sundance Film Festival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 5:54 PM
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The Blackhouse Foundation returns for another year at the Sundance Film Festival, with the usual dose of panels, talks with insiders, networking events and more.

Anna Deavere Smith Wins $300,000 Dorothy And Lillian Gish Prize For 2013

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 5:26 PM
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Said to be 1 of the largest prizes awarded in the field of the arts, and now in its 19th year, the 2013 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, which comes with a cash prize of $300,000, has been awarded to actress Anna Deavere Smith. 

Burkina Faso-Set Drama 'Soleils' Co-directed By Olivier Delahaye, Dani Kouyate, In Post-Production

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 4:26 PM
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Currently in post-production is Soleils (which translates as Suns in English) co-directed in Burkina Faso by Olivier Delahaye's and Dani Kouyate (above photo) from a script by Delahaye.

Sundance 2013 - First Trailer For 'Muscle Shoals' (The Uniting Power Of Music)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 3:27 PM
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A quick recap...

XLrator Media Teams w/ Quincy Jones To Produce Feature Film On Urban Health & Fitness Movement

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 2:45 PM
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I suppose you could consider it a companion piece to Byron Hurt's recently-released Soul Food Junkies - all part of a movement towards better eating and living within our communities.

How To Access The $1.2 Billion Entertainment Fund In Nigeria

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 1:31 PM
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Denzel Washington Talks 6th Movie w/ Tony Scott + He's Tired Of Playing Respectable Heroes

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 12:42 PM
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This is news to me, so I suspect it is as well to most of you...