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2012 DISCOP AFRICA Kicks Off (Market For Producers, Distributors Of Film, TV, Web Content In Africa)

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  • October 30, 2012 11:35 AM
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Taking place starting tomorrow, October 31, and running through November 2 in Johannesburg, South Africa is the 2012 edition of DISCOP AFRICA - the annual event/market dedicated to the production and distribution of multi-platform, film and television content across Africa.

Preview Feature Doc 'In Another Way' (Africans Challenge Dominant Systems That Define Societies)

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  • October 30, 2012 10:20 AM
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A work-in-progress feature documentary titled Autrement (English translation, In Another Way), which claims to explore West Africa - the "least developed" region on the planet.

Kartemquin Films Starting Development Program For Documentary Filmmakers of Color

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  • October 29, 2012 11:03 PM
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Following up on Courtney's item belew about the Chicago-based Kartemquin Films' upcoming documenatry about Muhammad Ali... Go ahead take a look... I can wait...

Michael Jai White Working On Paul Robeson Biopic + Was Offered 'Expendables' But Had Conflicts

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  • October 29, 2012 8:52 PM
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In the below interview, Leslie Carvery caught up with Michael Jai White in Las Vegas, where he was on-hand for a documentary film project he's a part of. 

Halle Berry Reiterates Her Strong Desire To Bring Angela Davis' Life Story To The Big Screen

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  • October 29, 2012 7:33 PM
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Halle Berry Reiterates Her Strong Desire To Bring Angela Davis' Life Story To The Big Screen

Watch Preview Of 'City Of God - 10 Years Later'

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  • October 29, 2012 6:33 PM
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One of my absolute favorite films of the past decade is the 2002 Brazilian film, City of God, directed by Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund.

Nollywood Meets Bollywood In First Co-Production Between Both Industries - 'J.U.D.E.'

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  • October 29, 2012 6:12 PM
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It might be hard to believe that the two largest film industries in the world (Nollywood and Bollywood) collaborated on/co-produced a feature film for the very first time last year - a film that made its world premiere in the spring, earlier this year, in Nigeria.

Preview 'The Trials of Muhammad Ali' (Fight To Overturn Prison Sentence For Refusing Military Service)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 29, 2012 2:02 PM
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From Kartemquin Films, the company behind a few documentaries we've covered here on S&A, like acclaimed films The Interrupters and the Bill T Jones profile A Good Man, comes what is expected to be yet another enthralling feature documentary work in The Trials of Muhammad Ali, which is currently a work-in-progress, aimed for a 2013 release.

First Noel Clarke-Branded Film To Get USA Theatrical Release - Magnolia Picks Up 'Storage 24'

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  • October 29, 2012 1:02 PM
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Magnolia Pictures' genre arm Magnet Releasing has acquired USA distribution rights to Noel Clarke's horror film Storage 24, which was release in the UK earlier this year, and which got lots of coverage on S&A.

RZA, On A Roll, Signs Up To Direct Genghis Khan Biopic And Action Thriller 'No Man's Land'

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  • October 29, 2012 12:34 PM
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His The Man With The Iron Fist isn't even out yet, but RZA continues to pile up future projects for himself to direct. Kudos!
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