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Spike Lee Talks Red Hook Summer's Sundance Premiere, Hollywood System, State of Black Cinema, Future Projects and More

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 20, 2012 11:50 AM
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Exclusive: Dorian Missick Talks TV's 'Southland', Burden of Representation, Upcoming Projects & More! + Video

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • December 12, 2011 7:40 PM
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Dorian Missick is far from a novice in the industry. The New Jersey native, who has around 44 small and big screen acting credits under his belt, joined the Jazz Actors theater company under the mentorship of Ernie McClintock; and before his big screen acting debut in 2002's Two Weeks Notice, the young actor was seen in TV's Now & Again, NYPD Blue, Philly and Law & Order.

Veteran Black British Filmmaker Menelik Shabazz On State Of Black Cinema In UK, Tyler Perry, His New Film, More...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 25, 2011 10:16 AM
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Earlier this week, meeting him for the very first time, I had a rather enlightening conversation with veteran black British filmmaker Menelik Shabazz (Burning an Illusion, The Story Of Lover's Rock) on the black filmmaker's experience in the UK.

10 Questions With Leila Djansi ("Sinking Sands," "Ties That Bind")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 14, 2011 1:08 PM
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And the beat goes on... Installment number 6 of the S&A "10 Questions With A Black Filmmaker" series... catch up with the first 5 if you need to: Barry Jenkins HERE, Seith Mann HERE, Victoria Mahoney HERE, Rodney Evans HERE, and Ava DuVernay HERE.
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10 Questions With Ava DuVernay ("I Will Follow," Middle Of Nowhere," AFFRM)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 11, 2011 2:20 PM
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10 Questions With Rodney Evans ("Brother To Brother," "The Happy Sad")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 10, 2011 1:03 PM
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Installment number 4 of the S&A "10 Questions With A Black Filmmaker" series... catch up with the first 3 if you need to Barry Jenkins HERE, Seith Mann HERE, and Victoria Mahoney HERE.
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10 Questions With Victoria Mahoney ("Yelling To The Sky")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 8, 2011 8:20 PM
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Installment number 3 of the "10 Questions" series introduced about a week ago. Barry Jenkins and Seith Mann were numbers 1 (HERE) and 2 (HERE), both well-received across the blogosphere.
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"West Side Story" And The Puerto Rican Thing

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 7, 2011 3:09 PM
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From TCM's Movie Morlock's blog (a site I highly recommend to all you classic movie geeks):
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