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DIFF 2014 Preview: Ethiopian-Set Fantasy/Historical Romantic Drama 'Beti and Amare'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 17, 2014 1:36 PM
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This micro-budget gem is filled with many powerful moments made up of stunning, intense and thought provoking imagery, a unique but professional score and sound-design, and masterful acting.

South African Action-Romance 'Hard to Get' Opens 35th Durban International Film Festival Tonight (Trailer, Poster)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 17, 2014 12:59 PM
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The Durban International Film Festival runs from July 17 – 27

20th Annual Chicago Black Harvest Film Festival Lineup Announced

  • By Sergio
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  • July 16, 2014 7:55 PM
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The 20th annual Black Harvest Film Festival in Chicago has officially announced its lineup, schedule and dates for this year's event

35th Durban International Film Festival Kicks off This Week w/ a Feast of African Films (Watch Event Trailer)

  • By DIFF
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  • July 15, 2014 5:41 PM
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This year’s opening night film on July 17 see the world premiere of "Hard To Get," the electrifying feature debut from South African filmmaker Zee Ntuli, who has already received critical acclaim for his short films.

Chaz And Roger Ebert to Be Honored Opening Night of the 20th Annual Black Harvest Film Festival in Chicago

  • By Sergio
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  • July 14, 2014 12:02 PM
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They will be awarded with the annual Deloris Jordan Award for Excellence in Community Leadership

British Urban Film Festival Scores Major Coup, Securing UK Rights to Premiere Acclaimed Doc 'The Trials of Muhammad Ali'

  • By BUFF
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  • July 8, 2014 10:15 AM
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One of several showpiece premieres which will be screened in Central London from the 4th to the 7th of September, with the full line-up to be announced at the end of July.

"A Storm Approaches" in Poster for 'Oya: Rise of the Orishas' Premiering at Matatu Film Festival (Lineup)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 7, 2014 10:54 AM
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A welcomed project that digs into the pantheon of Orishas as inspiration for a superhero-style picture, here's a description of it.

Watch Blackstar Film Festival's Hat-Tip to Spike Lee's 'Do The Right Thing' in 2014 Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 30, 2014 10:48 AM
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Refresh your memory of it all with the Philly-set Blackstar Film Festival trailer below, and as well as the original from the Brooklyn-set "Do The Right Thing."

35th Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) to Feature a Feast of African Films

  • By DIFF
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  • June 26, 2014 4:24 PM
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This year’s opening night film on July 17 see the world premiere of "Hard To Get," the electrifying feature debut from South African filmmaker Zee Ntuli, who has already received critical acclaim for his short films.

HRW Film Fest Review: 'The Homestretch' is a Penetrating Portrait of 3 Homeless Teens at Crossroads

  • By Fariha Roisin
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  • June 23, 2014 12:27 PM
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The devastation of watching these kids is realizing how much they have to give.