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A&E Networks Orders Feature Doc On End Of Apartheid In South Africa, For 2013 Global Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 11:49 AM
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History, formerly known as The History Channel (a property of A&E Networks), has ordered a feature documentary about the end of apartheid in South Africa, which will be broadcast internationally in 2013.
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Confirming The Roles Taye Diggs & Trey Songz Will Play In 'Baggage Claim'...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 10:58 AM
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Ozwald Boateng Is Much Cooler Than You... Or New Release Trailer For 'A Man's Story' Debuts

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 10:38 AM
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As already announced, we now have official USA theatrical opening cities and theater locations for A Man's Story, the highly-anticipated Ozwald Boateng documentary, which is now set to be released in the USA on November 2nd.

Watch Teaser Trailer For First Ever Scripted Movie About Tupac

  • By Sergio
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  • October 5, 2012 10:29 AM
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You know, we over here at S & A are, of course, constantly bombarded with requests from filmmakers to post something about their latest film, hoping to get the word out. Sometimes we do, and sometimes we don't.

Matthew Cherry's 'The Last Fall' Gets Official Theatrical Playdates, New Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 10:22 AM
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Announced at the 2012 American Black Film Festival, where the film screened, Matthew Cherry's family drama, The Last Fall, was been acquired by Image Entertainment (which you may recall was acquired by Bob Johnson's RLJ) in a deal that included all non-theatrical North American rights (DVD, VOD, Digital Download, etc).

New TV Spot For 'Flight' Promises A Miracle, A Mystery & A Conspiracy

  • By Courtney
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  • October 4, 2012 8:52 PM
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Word on the street is that this one's a definite contender for Oscar, especially for its star, Denzel Washington. We'll know more next week, after Tambay reports back with his thoughts after he sees it on Sunday.

Samuel L. Jackson Taking A Break From Shooting Political Ads To Star In 'Reasonable Doubt'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 4, 2012 7:05 PM
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One of the hardest working men in showbiz, Samuel L. Jackson, has signed up to star in the indie drama Reasonable Doubt, alongside Dominic Cooper.

Moussa Touré's 'La Pirogue' Gets A Theatrical Release Date + First Full Trailer

  • By Courtney
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  • October 4, 2012 6:06 PM
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Special Harlem Sneak Preview Of 'Middle Of Nowhere' With Ava DuVernay Friday Oct. 5

  • By Sergio
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  • October 4, 2012 5:46 PM
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Harlem, and New York filmgoers in general, are in for a treat, because, tomorrrow, Friday, Oct 5, there will be a special advance sneak preview of Ava DuVernay's Middle of Nowhere, with Ms. DuVernay in person.

Black Film Center/Archive Presents Screening Of Doc 'Maestra' (60's Teen Girl Uprising In Cuba)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 4, 2012 4:55 PM
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Screening next week Monday, October 8, as part of the BFC/A-sponsored CUBAmistad Series (which celebrates Cuban art and film) at Indiana University, is the documentary Maestra, directed by Catherine Murphy, her directorial debut.