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African American Documentarian Peter Nicks' ER Doc 'The Waiting Room' Now On DVD & VOD

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • October 23, 2013 10:46 AM
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After its premiere on PBS' Independent Lens on Monday night, as part of the first PBS Indies Showcase, The Waiting Room, is now available on home video (DVD and VOD) for those who missed it and want to check it out.

Review: Award-Winning 'Call Me Kuchu' Captures Humanity Amidst Hysteria (On DVD/VOD Today)

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • September 24, 2013 1:41 PM
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Editor's note: It's out on DVD and VOD today...

New On DVD/VOD: 'Call Me Kuchu,' 'My Brother The Devil,' 'Savannah'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 24, 2013 12:29 PM
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Cinedigm Entertainment Group has released, on DVD and VOD, Call Me Kuchu - the powerful and moving film that documents the daily lives of David Kato – the first openly gay Ugandan man - and three fellow “kuchus” (LGBT Ugandans), culminating in a brutal and senseless murder that sent shock waves throughout the world.

New On DVD/VOD - 'Oversimplification Of her Beauty,' 'Gimme The Loot,' 'Bless Me Ultima'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2013 1:22 PM
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New On DVD/VOD - 'Oversimplification Of her Beauty,' 'Gimme The Loot,' 'Bless Me Ultima'

DVD Review: 'Benda Bilili' (Kinshasa Band w/ Global Following Comprised of Homeless Handicapped Artists)

  • By Wendy Okoi-Obuli
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  • August 12, 2013 5:36 PM
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To be honest, I was in two minds as to whether to actually go and see this. The film description starts:"Staff Benda Bilili are a band of homeless, disabled Congolese and street children playing both conventional and improvised instruments, and rise from desperate circumstances to international acclaim."

Now On DVD/VOD - 'Apartment 4E' Starring Nicole Beharie

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • May 22, 2013 8:54 PM
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Now On DVD/VOD - 'Apartment 4E' Starring Nicole Beharie

5 Netflix Streaming Discoveries This Week For You To Watch This Weekend (1/18/13)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 18, 2013 3:46 PM
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5 Netflix Streaming Discoveries This Week For You To Watch This Weekend (1/18/13)

'Detropia' Among 13 Indies Now Available via Sundance Institute's Artist Services (VOD)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 4:15 PM
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'Detropia' Among 13 Indies Now Available via Sundance Institute's Artist Services (VOD)

5 Netflix Streaming Discoveries For You To Watch This Week (12/17/12)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 18, 2012 1:11 PM
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A feature I started about 3 months ago, but I've been slacking on (give me some slack!), and haven't posted any entries on since October. 

VOD Review - '1/2 Revolution' (A Gripping Documentation Of The Egyptian Revolution)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 2, 2012 6:26 PM
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It's not been released on DVD or Blu-ray yet; but it's available on VOD platforms like iTunes, where I learned interested viewers can now both rent it ($4.99 in HD) or buy it ($19.99 also in HD).