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New On DVD/VOD - Docu-Drama On Trial Of Black Slave Accused Of Burning Down Montreal (On iTunes)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 8, 2012 12:40 PM
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Intriguing docu-drama I profiled several months ago, with an unfamiliar narrative, and one I'd very much like to see, and will now have an opportunity to since it was released on DVD and digitally via iTunes yesterday!

New On DVD/VOD This Week - Jamie Foxx-Produced Award-Winning Doc "Thunder Soul"

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  • February 1, 2012 10:34 AM
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Out on DVD and VOD this week is the Jamie Foxx-exec produced documentary Thunder Soul, which follows the extraordinary alumni from Houston’s storied Kashmere High School Stage Band, who return home after 35 years to play a tribute concert for the 92-year-old Conrad “Prof” Johnson, their beloved band leader who broke the color barrier and transformed the school’s struggling jazz band into a world-class funk powerhouse in the early 1970s.

Docu-Drama On Trial Of Black Slave Accused Of Burning Down Montreal Gets DVD/VOD Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2012 10:39 AM
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Intriguing docu-drama here, I profiled several months ago, with an unfamiliar narrative, and one I'd very much like to see, and will now have an opportunity to since it's being released on DVD and digitally via iTunes next week.

Screening Sightings For "Have You Heard From Johannesburg" (Epic Doc On Global Effort To Destroy Apartheid)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 18, 2012 8:42 PM
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From director Connie Field (director of some of the most exciting, politically potent documentaries of our time - The Life And Times Of Rosie The Riveter and Freedom On My Mind) comes a film we first told you about in early 2010, when it was set to screen at the Film Forum here in NYC - Have You Heard From Johannesburg.

13 Indie Films Make Their Digital Premieres Through Sundance Institute's New Artist Services Program

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 18, 2012 2:45 PM
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Recall my post from about a little while ago announcing a new distribution initiative from Sundance, offering new streaming distribution options for all Sundance-stamped films, giving life to buried works that may otherwise go unseen?

"Dog Jack" Coming Out On DVD Jan. 31

  • By Sergio
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  • January 18, 2012 11:34 AM
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The Civil War-set, independently made, family drama Dog Jack will be released on DVD on Jan. 31st through Screen Media Films, and the following month expanding into Video On Demand as well/.

"Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone" Gets DVD/Digital Release Pickup And Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2012 2:13 PM
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SPARK, a new label dedicated to releasing quality documentaries on the arts created by the Cinema Guild to release on home video and/or digital, will distribute Everyday Sushine: The Story of Fishbone a documentary about the band Fishbone, the pioneering Black rock band that is celebrated its 25th anniversary last year; Laurence Fishburne narrates the acclaimed film about the group who released their highly-anticipated most recent album Crazy Glue, on October 18 2011.

Kino Lorber Acquires Rights To "King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery To Memphis;" Restored For Spring 2012 Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2012 10:33 PM
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Kino Lorber has acquisition worldwide rights to the acclaimed and seminal documentary King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery To Memphis (1970).

Kevin Hart's "Laugh At My Pain" Gets A DVD Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 12, 2011 11:00 AM
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Announced earlier today, Laugh At My Pain, comedian Kevin Hart's very successfull stand-up comedy film, will be heading to DVD January 17, 2012, courtesy of Codeblack Entertainment.