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Oprah Winfrey will Play Annie Lee Cooper in Ava DuVernay's 'Selma'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 11, 2014 12:06 PM
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A civil rights hero, who gained notoriety in 1965 for a confrontation with then Sheriff James G. Clark, outside a Selma courthouse, where she was attempting to register to vote.

Frame By Frame: Film Composer Kathryn Bostic Talks 'The New Black,' 'Dear White People,' More (Part 1)

  • By Kathryn Bostic
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  • June 10, 2014 3:10 PM
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I think the biggest thing that directors have to have in their relationship with a composer is trust; they have to know that you can translate what's in their mind to a musical language that works for their film and for this reason, communication is extremely important.

Niecy Nash Signs Up To Play Richie Jean Jackson In Ava DuVernay's 'Selma'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 4, 2014 10:25 AM
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Ava DuVernay's 'Selma' adds Niecy Nash to cast

Exclusive: OWN Series Star Kent Faulcon Is On His Way To 'Selma' To Play Dr. Sullivan Jackson

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 2, 2014 11:31 AM
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Exclusive: OWN Series Star Kent Faulcon Is On His Way To 'Selma' To Play Dr. Sullivan Jackson

Cuba Gooding Jr. Joins Cast Of Ava DuVernay’s 'Selma' (And Maybe A Cannes Premiere?)

  • By Sergio
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  • May 31, 2014 10:59 AM
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Cuba Gooding Jr. has now joined the cast for one of 2015's most anticipated films

Common Is On His Way To 'Selma' To Play Civil Rights Activist James Bevel

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 12, 2014 12:55 PM
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Common Is On His Way To 'Selma' To Play Civil Rights Activist James Bevel

A Survey Of Recent Films Directed By Black Women, Released By Hollywood Studios After 'Belle's' Strong Opening

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • May 6, 2014 1:40 PM
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Belle came out strong this past weekend, grossing over $104K playing on only four screens in LA and New York City, for a per screen average of $26,123. These are solid numbers considering it’s limited release by Fox Searchlight, and should bode well for its expansion into theaters across the country in the coming weeks.

Exclusive: 'Killer Of Sheep' Star Henry G. Sanders Will Play Cager Lee In Ava DuVernay's 'Selma'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 1, 2014 12:48 PM
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Exclusive: 'Killer Of Sheep' Star Henry G. Sanders Cast As Cager Lee In Ava DuVernay's 'Selma

Ledisi Will Play Mahalia Jackson In Ava DuVernay's MLK Drama 'Selma'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 28, 2014 2:52 PM
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Ledisi Will Play Mahalia Jackson In Ava DuVernay's MLK Drama 'Selma'

Talented Cinematographer Bradford Young To Shoot Ava DuVernay's Upcoming Feature 'Selma'

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • April 4, 2014 11:01 PM
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Talented Cinematographer Bradford Young To Shoot Ava DuVernay's Upcoming Feature 'Selma'