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Canal France Launches Haraka! Initiative - €10,000 To 12 African Filmmakers To Produce Short Films

  • By Courtney
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  • August 4, 2012 12:27 PM
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It's safe to say that Africa is probably the one continent with the most fertile ground right now for film and filmmakers, with many countries in the continent with still relatively young (and in some cases) non-existent film industries.

Lance Reddick Heading To 1600 Pennsylvania Ave To Serve & Protect In 'White House Down'

  • By Courtney
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  • August 4, 2012 9:54 AM
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Lance Reddick is in talks to join Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx and Maggie Gyllenhaal in Roland Emmerich's action film White House Down.

A Hint Of What's To Come - Gabby Douglas Gets Kellogg's Endorsement

  • By Sergio
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  • August 3, 2012 11:18 PM
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In what will no doubt be the first of many product endorsement deals, Kellogg's was the first company to sign a deal with Olympic Gold metalist and America's Sweetheart, Gabby Douglas, just hours after Douglas won her second gold metal in the gymnastics all-around competition, at the London Olympics, putting her on the box of Kellogg's Corn Flakes.

Poster + Trailer For Ken Burns' Racial Injustice Doc 'The Central Park Five'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2012 6:18 PM
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The upcoming new film from documentary master Ken Burns, titled, The Central Park Five, which Burns co-directed with his daughter Sarah Burns, and his son-in-law David McMahon, will have its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, and we've got a trailer and poster for the film. 

Kevin Durant, Brandon T. Jackson Sports Drama 'Thunderstruck' Gets Trailer, Poster, Synopsis, Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2012 3:53 PM
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Well, the kids should love it.

The Many Faces Of Halle Berry In New 'Cloud Atlas' Pics (Keith David & David Gyasi As Moriori Tribesman Too)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2012 2:43 PM
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First Trailer For 'Kirikou And The Men And Women' (3rd Film In Franchise, This One In 3D)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2012 1:48 PM
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As announced a year or so ago, the pint-sized Senegalese hero Kirikou is returning for yet another animated adventure titled Kirikou et les hommes et les femmes (Kirikou And The Men And Women) - this, however, will be the first film in the franchise to be produced in stereoscopic 3D, a format French director Michel Ocelot used for the first time on Tales of the Night (2011).

Adaptation Of Stephen King's Epic 'Dark Towers' Seemingly Revived; Who Should Play Susannah Dean?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2012 12:19 PM
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A mega- cross-platform project that's been in limbo for the last almost 2 years now, is apparently no longer on life support, and has been revived. 

ArtMattan Productions Adds Award-Winning Malawian Film 'Seasons of a Life' To Library

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2012 11:32 AM
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Following their June acquisition of Senegalese filmmaker Khady Syllla's The Silent Monologue/Le Monologue de la Muette, co-directed with Charlie Van Damme (a 45-minute analysis of the life of maids in Senegal), comes the annnouncement that ArtMattan Productions has also now added Malawian filmmaker C. Shemu Joyah's debut feature, Seasons of a Life, to their already impressive library of films from continental Africa (photo above is of the filmmaker).

Spike Lee To Be Awarded Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory To The Filmmaker Award At Venice Film Fest

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2012 9:44 AM
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With his Michael Jackson documentary (titled Bad 25) scheduled to make its world premiere at the 2012 Venice Film Festival, comes news that Spike Lee will be awarded the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award at the festival.
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