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The New York Times Discovers Nollywood

  • By Sergio
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  • February 26, 2012 8:38 AM
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Well they had to eventually discover it sooner or later; but now that they have, all is right with the world. I'm referring to the Sunday New York Times article today about the Nigerian film industry and the Times' surprise that they've gone movie crazy over there.

Film Poster And Pics Of Chris Rock In "2 Days In New York"

  • By Courtney
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  • February 25, 2012 12:00 PM
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Magnolia Pictures acquired release rights to Julie Delpy's relationship dramedy 2 DAYS IN NEW YORK, which she stars in along with Chris Rock.

"The Black British Filmmakers Guide To Success" Panel at BFI In March

  • By Sergio
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  • February 24, 2012 7:29 PM
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Sidney Poitier Rarity "The Mark Of The Hawk" Screening At BFI

  • By Sergio
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  • February 24, 2012 6:09 PM
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Just our luck it's not being screened here, but for our readers in the U.K., there's going to be a very rare screening of the very rarely seen, early Sidney Poitier movie The Mark of the Hawk at the British Film Institute, located at the Southbank Centre in London, on Saturday March 17th at 2PM (or 14:00 as they say over there).

Preview "The Iran Job" (American Pro Basketball Player Goes To Play In Iran, Becomes Entangled In Politics)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 4:54 PM
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The preview trailer for this upcoming documentary title The Iran Job doesn't immediately sell me on the film, but the subject matter is intriguing enough that I definitely want to check it out whenever it's complete.

Preview - "Moving Windmills" The William Kamkwamba Story (Aka "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 2:36 PM
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I remember first writing about this kid back in 2009, during the early S&A days, on the old site. And now, after much publicity, a book, and even a TED talk, he's now going to be the focus of a feature length documentary.

Preview Contemplative Doc "Home Country" (A Somali Community In A Small New England City)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 2:11 PM
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I'm digging the contemplative look and feel of this; the subject matter also certainly intrigues.
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First Look Images At Stereoscopic 3D Animated Feature "Kirikou And The Men And Women"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 1:48 PM
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As announced a year or so ago, the tiny Senegalese hero Kirikou is returning for yet another animated adventure titled Kirikou et les hommes et les femmes (Kirikou And The Men And Women).
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Trailer For "Battlefield America" (From The Team Behind "You Got Served")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 1:20 PM
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Marques Houston, Mekia Cox, Christopher Michael Jones, and Lynn Whitfield star in this junior You Got Served product from director C. Brian, which is expected in theaters on June 1.
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See Zoe Saldana Wielding A Phaser In Pic From "Star Trek 2"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 12:52 PM
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Principal photography for Star Trek 2 is in progress currently, although we still know very little about the story it's going to tell - other than who's in the film.
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