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Andrea Lewis Hits The Stage In NYC In 'It Takes A Village To Raise Hell'

  • By Courtney
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  • September 25, 2012 9:40 AM
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You'll remember the What's Your Story? contribution from actress/singer Andrea Lewis, an alum of Degrassi The Next Generation, posted on this site earlier this year.

Take A Peek At Production Set Photos From 'Black Girl In Paris'

  • By Sergio
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  • September 25, 2012 8:32 AM
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Well I figured that it wouldn't take long.

Livestream 'Mr. SOUL!: Ellis Haizlip & The Birth of Black Power TV' Kickstarter Launch Party Tonight

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • September 24, 2012 6:00 PM
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Today signals the start of the project’s Kickstarter campaign to raise $75,000 towards principal photography. The film is in the early stages of production with roughly 30 hours of footage shot, including interviews with Ashford & Simpson, Harry Belafonte, Abiodun Oyewole and Umar Bin Hassan of The Last Poets, and Novella Nelson.

Rooftop Films Reveals 2012 Filmmakers’ Fund Recipients (Shaka King, Talibah Newman Make The Cut)

  • By Courtney
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  • September 24, 2012 5:50 PM
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Congrats to Shaka King and Talibah Newman - two filmmakers whose work we've profiled here on S&A in the recent past. Both are 2012 Rooftop Films fund grantees for Newlyweeds (King's feature film - photo above) and Sweet Honey Chile’ (Newman's short film).

Exclusive: New Minute-Long Digital Spot For 'Middle Of Nowhere' Emphasizes Narrative's Tension

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 24, 2012 3:23 PM
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Ava DuVernay's sophomore drama Middle Of Nowhere made its New York debut over the weekend at the 16th Urbanworld Film Festival, to an undoubtedly enthusiastic sold-out audience.

The Weinstein Company Acquires USA Distribution Rights To Lee Daniels' 'The Butler'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 24, 2012 2:57 PM
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The Weinstein Company has acquired USA distribution rights to Lee Daniels' White House drama The Butler.

Watch Trailer For The Late Patrice O'Neal's Final Movie 'Nature Calls' (In Theaters November 9)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 24, 2012 2:45 PM
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Almost a year after Patrice O'Neal died - a week before his birthday, on November 29th, 2011 - Magnet Releasing will open the comedy Nature Calls in theaters and VOD on November 9; and with that news comes a brand-new trailer today.

Maysles Cinema Presents 4th Annual 'Congo In Harlem' Film Series (Dates, Titles)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 24, 2012 2:19 PM
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Via Maysles press release:

Jill Scott, J Cole Also In Casting Mix For David E. Talbert's Rom-Com 'Baggage Claim'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 24, 2012 1:55 PM
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More: Jill Scott

'In Our Nature' (Co-Starring Gabrielle Union) Gets A Theatrical Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 24, 2012 1:24 PM
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