Shadow and Act

'Middle of Nowhere' Expands To More Cities This Weekend - Is Your City One Of Them?

  • By Sergio
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  • October 25, 2012 8:55 AM
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Is S & A turning into the Middle of Nowhere channel? Seems that way doesn't it? But then again isn't that we're all about? That is bringing to attention intelligent, well made, independently made black films? 

Teaser For Gabriel Mascaro's Feature Doc 'Doméstica' ('Housemaids') - 'The Help' Unscripted

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 6:41 PM
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First, recapping what I wrote in my initial profile of the film last week...

HBFF 2012 Preview: Dramedy 'The Great Divide' (Tichina Arnold, Richard T. Jones, Golden Brooks)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 4:41 PM
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Continuing our pre-festival highlights of the 2012 Hollywood Black Film Festival, here's a dramedy from director Ibrahim Yilla, titled The Great Divide, Yilla's second feature-lenght effort.

Challenging The Authenticity/Minstrelsy Lens: Jacqueline Stewart On Spencer Williams At BFC/A

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 4:05 PM
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Courtesy of the Black Film Center/Archive (BFC/A)... news you can use, especially if you like in the Bloomington, IN area.

Trailer For Somali Pirate Thriller 'A Hijacking' (Claims To Consider Global Economic Disparities)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 3:29 PM
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Speaking of Somali pirate movies (see my David Oyelowo post from earlier this morning HERE)...

On-Set Photos From 'Belle' Filming In Oxford, With Gugu Mbatha-Raw

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 2:58 PM
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Thanks to our spies across the pond...

Kat Williams Books Starring Role In Malcolm D. Lee's 'Scary Movie 5'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 2:28 PM
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This isn't a project I would've expected Malcolm D. Lee (Roll Bounce, Undercover Brother) to direct next, if at all, but I guess work is work.

'Walking Deads' Danai Gurira Awarded Whiting Writing Award

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • October 24, 2012 12:47 PM
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Danai Gurira best known for her role of Michonne on The Walking Dead has been awarded the Whiting Writers Award.

7th Annual Kenyan Film Festival Starts Today

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • October 24, 2012 11:57 AM
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The 7th Annual Kenyan Film Festival or KIFF is kicking off today!

South Africa And Ireland Join Forces To Produce Films

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • October 24, 2012 11:10 AM
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Government of the Republic of South Africa and the government of Ireland have joined forces to co-produce films.