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108 Media, Paladin Take North American Rights To Michel Gondry's Bronx Tale 'The We & The I'

  • By Courtney
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  • September 8, 2012 11:50 AM
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108 Media and Paladin have picked up all North American rights to Michel Gondry's Bronx tale The We and The I at the Toronto International Film Festival, where the film is making its North American screening debut.

Report: Senegal Anguishes Over 'Slow Death' Of Its Film Industry

  • By Courtney
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  • September 8, 2012 11:13 AM
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Senegal was once at the forefront of African cinema, with directors like Ousmane Sembene and Djibril Diop Mambety receiving international acclaim in the years after the country's independence from France in 1960.

Idris Elba Is Fidgety In New 'Prometheus' Viral Clip, Ahead Of Digital HD Release

  • By Courtney
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  • September 8, 2012 10:38 AM
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The movie is behind most of us by now, some more disappointed than others, but that hasn't stopped the viral campaign. We suppose it could be as a lead-up-to the film's home video release.

New In USA Theaters: 'Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution' (Historical Fashion Showdown)

  • By Courtney
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  • September 8, 2012 9:13 AM
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A film that's also opening this weekend, that we missed in our weekly compilation of noteworthy new films you should see in theaters...

New In USA Theaters - Zoe Saldana's 'Words', Forest Whitaker's 'Toys', The City Of Detroit's Ills

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 7, 2012 7:15 PM
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A quick round-up of noteworthy films opening in USA theaters today...

Aretha Franklin Calls Her Biopic 'Epic Tale w/ Most Roles Since Roots' + Begins Casting

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 7, 2012 4:46 PM
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The 7th Annual Harlem International Film Festival, September 19-23, 2012

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 7, 2012 4:10 PM
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The 7th Annual Harlem International Film Festival, September 19-23, 2012

Fox Will Make Its Movies Available For Digital Ownership For $15, 3 Weeks Before DVD/Blu-ray

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 7, 2012 2:57 PM
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20th Century Fox has introduced an initiative it's calling Digital HD, which will make its films available for digital purchase a full 3 weeks before they are available on DVD and Blu-Ray.

'Rollaball' - Doc On Ghanaian Polio Survivors & A Skateboard-Inspired Brand Of Soccer (Fundraising)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 7, 2012 2:31 PM
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Directed by Eddie Edwards, and produced by Steven Markovitz (he also produced Viva Riva!, will produce Djo Munga's next feature, as well as Wanuri Kahiu's, and is behind initiatives like ImagiNations, and African Metropolis), Rollaball is a feature-length documentary, currently in production, about Ghana’s skate soccer team, the Rolling Rockets, who play a skateboard-inspired version of soccer adapted to suit their disability.

Montreal International Black Film Fest Unveils Strong 2012 Lineup (115 Films From 40 Countries)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 7, 2012 2:18 PM
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Expect our individual profiles of nteworthy films in this year's lineup, which looks quite strong. I'm looking forward to the scrub.