Shadow and Act

Focus Features Africa First Alum Dyana Gaye's Feature Debut ("Des Etoiles") Short-Listed For Cannes L'Atelier

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 19, 2012 12:53 PM
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A project I've been tracking since it first showed up on my radar last fall... a brief catch-up...

Acclaimed Doc "Louder Than A Bomb" Gets DVD Release Date (The World's Largest High-School Poetry Slam)

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  • March 19, 2012 12:29 PM
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An acclaimed feature doc we covered quite a bit last year, which went onto a limited stateside theatrical rollout over the summer, an thend a television premiere as an OWN Documentary Club release, will now be released on DVD for the rest of you to see.

Nia Long On "Love Jones" Sequel: "We've Been Talking About It" (Do YOU Want To See It?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 19, 2012 11:41 AM
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Talk of a sequel to Love Jones have been in the air for some time now, though nothing concrete has developed thus far; and whether director Theodore Witcher, who, as his words suggest, became somewhat disillusioned with the industry and seemed to walk away from it, will even want to make a sequel is another uncertainty.

Bobby Brown Biopic Being Shopped Around By Bobby Brown & Michael Pinckney

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 18, 2012 10:34 PM
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Just got word via email that a script on the life of Bobby Brown is being shopped around Hollywood, and there's apparently been some interest, although details are still sparse currently.

Spike Lee Producing Debut Feature Of Top Hedge Fund Manager's Son Centered On Manic Depressive Rapper

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  • March 18, 2012 10:09 PM
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Interesting...
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Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2012 Nominations Announced ("Kinyarwanda," "High Chicago" Included)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 18, 2012 8:59 PM
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Hot off the presses...! You'll recognize several of these films, as we've covered them in previous posts; like Kinyarwanda, White Wash, Mwansa The Great, An frican Election, How To Steal 2 Million, Man On Ground, High Chicago, Toussaint Louverture, and more.

Octavia Spencer Honored in Alabama with Her Own Day and Presented Key To City

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 17, 2012 2:55 PM
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Octavia Spencer will be honored in her hometown state of Alabama with her own day next Wednesday. According to Starpulse, the day will be officially procclaimed Octavia Spencer Day.
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See Mario Van Peebles' Teen Dramedy "We The Party" 2 Weeks Before Official Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 17, 2012 10:36 AM
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It opens April 6th in limited release, but if you live in Los Angeles, or will be there on that day, you can see the film 2 weeks early, on March 22nd at 7PM at The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108, George Lucas Building, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, 900 W. 34th Street.

Shocking! Sequel To "21 Jump Street" Is Already In The Works

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 17, 2012 10:22 AM
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No surprise I guess...

Preview "The Black Moses" - Feature Doc On L.O. Pindling, 1st Black Prime Minister Of The Bahamas

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 16, 2012 8:38 PM
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From filmmaker Travolta Cooper comes a documentary titled The Black Moses - no, not a film about Isaac Hayes, nor Harriet Tubman, nor Marcus Garvey, but on the life and times of L.O. Pindling (Sir Lynden Oscar Pindling), the first black Prime Minister of the Bahamas.