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Gina Prince-Bythewood's 'Beyond the Lights' Will Open 2014 Urbanworld Film Festival + Nefertite Nguvu's 'In The Morning' Will Premiere

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 20, 2014 12:14 PM
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This will be Bythewood's first feature film directorial effort since 2008's 'The Secret Life of Bees.'

Watch New Full-Length Trailer for Gina Prince-Bythewood's 'Beyond the Lights' (Gugu Mbatha-Raw & Nate Parker Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 7, 2014 6:55 PM
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This will be Bythewood's first feature film directorial effort since 2008's 'The Secret Life of Bees.'

Gugu Mbatha-Raw & Nate Parker Spice Up the First Poster for Gina Prince-Bythewood's 'Beyond the Lights'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2014 6:35 PM
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This will be Bythewood's first feature film directorial effort since 2008's 'The Secret Life of Bees.'

Interview: Reggie Rock Bythewood Talks 'Gun Hill,' 'Beyond the Lights,' Career, and Much More

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • July 11, 2014 7:29 PM
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Reggie Rock Bythewood
In a candid and in-depth conversation with Shadow And Act, Bythewood recently shared his experiences making "Gun Hill,"and also reflected on his decades-long TV and film career.

First Trailer for Gina Prince-Bythewood's 'Beyond the Lights' Debuts (Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 27, 2014 12:32 AM
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BET networks partnered with Relativity Media to produce and distribute the film.

Lupita Nyong'o, Bradford Young, Barkhad Abdi, Others Are 2014 Academy Membership Invitees

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 26, 2014 3:42 PM
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Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2014.

First-Look At Gugu Mbatha-Raw as a Rising Pop Star in Gina Prince-Bythewood's "Beyond the Lights"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 26, 2014 10:41 AM
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BET networks partnered with Relativity Media to produce and distribute the film.

Amid Competition, Gina Prince-Bythewood's 'Blackbird' Gets a New Title

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 16, 2014 10:40 AM
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BET networks partnered with Relativity Media to produce and distribute the film.

Relativity Sets November 14, 2014 Release Date For Gina Prince-Bythewood's 'Blackbird'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 18, 2013 11:14 AM
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Relativity Sets November 14, 2014 Release Date For Gina Prince-Bythewood's 'Blackbird'

BET Networks Partners w/ Relativity Media To Produce Gina Prince-Bythewood's 'Blackbird'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 26, 2013 4:33 PM
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I've said it before, and I'll say it again: despite all the criticism the network has faced and continues to be on the receiving end of, I can't help but be encouraged by BET's recent aggressive moves within the original content creation space.