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The Story of Film: An Odyssey (15-Hour Epic Journey Through The History Of Cinema)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 6:01 PM
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15 hours might seem like a really long time for one film, BUT we ARE talking about the history of cinema here folks! To comprehensively cover the history of cinema, you'd need more than 15 hours.

Ciné Institute Of Haiti, Alliance Française Present An Evening Celebrating New Haitian Cinema

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 5:28 PM
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An evening celebrating new Haitian cinema in New York City.

Military Thriller 'Allegiance' (Bow Wow, Malik Yoba) Gets A New Poster, Trailer, Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 4:52 PM
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'Mr. SOUL!' Docu (Sam Pollard, Melissa Haizlip, Bradford Young) Closes in on Final Day of Fundraising

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • October 23, 2012 4:16 PM
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Mr. SOUL!: Ellis Haizlip and the Birth of Black Power TV, the feature length documentary profiling one of the most controversial, successful, and socially significant TV shows in US history, is closing in on its final day of fundraising towards its $75,000 goal.

'The Central Park Five' Will Open In NYC On 11/23, Followed By LA On 11/30

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 3:44 PM
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Announced in August, Sundance Selects acquired USA theatrical rights to documentary master Ken Burns' The Central Park Five, which Burns co-directed with his daughter Sarah Burns, and his son-in-law David McMahon.

Morris Chestnut, Christina Milian, Lauren London, Tia Mowry Confirmed For 'Baggage Claim'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 3:27 PM
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It was a month ago when Shadow and Act reported that Morris Chestnut, Lauren London, and Tia Mowry were all in contention for parts in playwright/director David E. Talbert's rom-com, Baggage Claim, for Fox Searchlight, based on his best-selling debut novel about a flight attendant with thirty days and thirty thousand miles to find a husband.

Untold Stories From Africa & The Diaspora Fall Film Series At Maysles Cinema NYC

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 2:49 PM
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African Film Festival, Inc., Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) and Doc Watchers present Untold Stories from Africa and the Diaspora Fall Film Series at Maysles Cinema in NYC.

Zahara Jolie-Pitt Will Make Acting Debut Alongside Mom Angelina Jolie In 'Maleficent'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 1:40 PM
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It won't be just 4-year-old Vivienne Jolie-Pitt who'll be joining mom Angelina in the upcoming $200 million Disney fantasy movie, Maleficent, which tells the Sleeping Beauty tale from the perspective of the princess' evil nemesis, Maleficent, played by Angelina Jolie.

HBFF 2012 Preview: 'Mas Man: The Complete Work' (On Trinidadian Designer Peter Minshall's Rise)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 1:11 PM
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From Trinidadian-born independent filmmaker from Miami Dalton Narine, comes the feature documentary titled, Mas Man:The Complete Work - a Best Documentary award winner at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, about Trinidadian Peter Minshall’s leap from designer in the Trinidad Carnival to an artistic director of the Opening Ceremonies for three Olympic Games, based on his knack for making what is small seem big in an Olympic stadium, as the project is described.

YouTube Channel Rankings; What Are You Watching? Do You Have One?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 11:48 AM
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Is YouTube the new cable TV? Well, no. But it's an analogy I like.