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'Middle of Nowhere' (aka 'Nothing But a Woman') is Now Streaming on Netflix (Review)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 18, 2014 11:02 AM
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If you missed its BET premiere, it's now streaming on Netflix, as of today.

First-Look Photos From Ava DuVernay's 'Selma'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 15, 2014 10:25 AM
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  • 28 Comments
Telling the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic voting rights struggle, the film’s release will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the landmark legislation.

Frame By Frame: Senior Programmer Shari Frilot Lists 12 Groundbreaking Projects from the Sundance Film Festival and New Frontier

  • By Shari Frilot
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  • August 14, 2014 7:00 PM
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Oversimplification of Her Beauty
Shari Frilot, senior film programmer of the Sundance Film Festival and chief curator of the Sundance New Frontier program, curates a list of groundbreaking projects to come through the Festival, as well as projects that represent what New Frontier is about and the range of works that they show.

Now That It's Finally Premiered on Television, Let's Talk 'Middle Of Nowhere'...

  • By Dankwa Brooks
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  • August 8, 2014 1:34 PM
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  • 14 Comments
Why it took so long for BET to air it, and why it has never been on DVD/VOD, since its 2012 theatrical release, is an entirely different discussion.

BET Premieres Ava DuVernay's Sundance Winning Drama 'Middle of Nowhere' Saturday Night (8/2)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2014 12:15 PM
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Its BET premiere on August 2 will mark its first ancillary release since its 2012 theatrical run, which should be music to the ears of many of you who still haven't seen the acclaimed drama.

Interview: Tessa Thompson Talks Emotionally Charged Scenes in 'Selma,' Becoming an Indie Poster Child w/'Dear White People,' & More

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • July 24, 2014 5:41 PM
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Tessa Thompson
It's a busy time for Tessa Thompson, who appears in two much-discussed films being released later this year, Ava DuVernay's sweeping Civil Rights drama, "Selma," and Justin Simien's highly anticipated racial satire "Dear White People."

BET Moves Premiere Date for Ava DuVernay's Sundance Winning Drama 'Middle of Nowhere' to August

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 21, 2014 5:12 PM
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  • 4 Comments
Its BET premiere on August 2 will mark its first ancillary release since its 2012 theatrical run, which should be music to the ears of many of you who still haven't seen the acclaimed drama.

BET Sets Premiere Date for Ava DuVernay's Sundance Winning Drama 'Middle of Nowhere'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 26, 2014 11:10 AM
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  • 13 Comments
Its BET premiere on July 23 will mark its first ancillary release since its 2012 theatrical run, which should be music to the ears of many of you who still haven't seen the acclaimed drama.

'Academy Originals' Series Continues With a Look Into the Creative Process of Ava DuVernay

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • June 23, 2014 7:29 PM
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  • 5 Comments
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay gives a look into her creative process in the latest installment of the Academy's new digital video series.

Paramount Sets Xmas Day Limited Release for Ava DuVernay's 'Selma' Before Nationwide Roll-out (Oscar-Qualifying Run?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2014 1:53 PM
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  • 6 Comments
Telling the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic voting rights struggle, the film’s release will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the landmark legislation.