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RIP Actress, Pioneering Tap Dancer Jeni LeGon

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 17, 2012 11:10 AM
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She actually passed on December 7, but I only just got word of it over the weekend.
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Projects From K'naan, Chinaka Hodge Are 2 Of 12 Selected For Sundance Screenwriters Lab

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 17, 2012 10:40 AM
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A handful of projects from writers/filmmakers of African descent that we'll be watching and hopefully talking about in the next year or two... or three or four... you know how these things go in indie filmmaking world.

ArtMattan Productions Acquires All USA Rights To Cannes Entries, 'La Pirogue' & 'La Playa D.C.'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 17, 2012 10:15 AM
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This is wonderful news - for the films as well as the company that acquired them!

Will The Connecticut School Shooting Hurt 'Django Unchained'?

  • By Sergio
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  • December 16, 2012 1:53 PM
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Whenever there's an act of horrific violence, such as a mass shooting, some people and the media immediately look at Hollywood as a major culprit.

On Trusting Our Own People To Value & Maintain Our Heritage & Aspects Of Culture...

  • By Courtney
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  • December 15, 2012 11:19 AM
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Wow - I thought this was quite deep. I don't know if Bhanu Athaiya realizes how her action and words could reflect on Indians in general.

Jamie Foxx On Being Black In Hollywood & Consulting w/ Tyler Perry & Spike Lee About 'Django'

  • By Courtney
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  • December 15, 2012 10:27 AM
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A segment of an interview Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington and Leonardo DiCaprio did with Vibe magazine, about Django Unchained, that I thought was worth sharing on a usually dead Saturday morning...

See One Of Michael Clarke Duncan's Last Performances; 'In The Hive' Opens Today (New Trailer)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 14, 2012 3:32 PM
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'Yelling To The Sky' Is A Film You Need To See This Weekend (In Theaters, VOD, Digital)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 14, 2012 2:20 PM
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So here we are... if it feels like it's been a long journey from script to screen for Victoria Mahoney's Yelling To The Sky, it's because it has.

Amma Asante's 'Belle' Is 1st British Feature To Be Shot In True-4K, Using Sony's F65 camera

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 14, 2012 12:23 PM
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This will probably appeal most to all you cinematographers and filmmakers, and those who just love to talk filmmaking technicals.

Projects From Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia Win Funding Awards At Dubai Film Connection

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 14, 2012 12:11 PM
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Tunisian drama A Full Moon Night is one winner of the top three $25,000 prizes announced at the close of the Dubai International Film Festivals' co-production market, Dubai Film Connection (DFC) - one of the most productive industry initiatives at DIFF since it was launched in 2007, aiming to help Arab films find funding.