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Carl Franklin's 1st Big Screen Project In 10 Years Gets A Release Date + A New Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 18, 2013 6:15 PM
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New Release Trailer For 'The Bastard Sings The Sweetest Song' (Opens Today)

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  • January 18, 2013 2:22 PM
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Recapping...

'Stolen Seas' (How Victims Become Villains & Other Untold Stories Of Somali Piracy) Opens In NYC

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 18, 2013 12:56 PM
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Here's another Somali piracy film; this one, a feature documentary from director Thymaya Payne, titled Stolen Seas.

Watch Michael K. Williams Perform Ol' Dirty Bastard's 'Brooklyn Zoo' (Rehearsing For Film Role)

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  • January 18, 2013 12:28 PM
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'Hoop Dreams,' 'Interrupters' Filmmakers Looking For 1963 Chicago School Boycott Participants For New Doc

  • By Sergio
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  • January 18, 2013 12:11 PM
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Kartemquin Films, the Chicago based documentary film production company, with many films to their credits, including Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters, A Good Man (about choreographer Bill T. Jones) and No Crossover: The Trails of Allen Iverson, is currently working on their latest project about the 1963 Chicago Public School Boycott.

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)

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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

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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.