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Summary Of Spike Lee's CSU Lecture (Hasn't Made His Best Film Yet; Biopics On His List + More)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 9, 2012 12:05 PM
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As was announce last month, and then again a couple of days ago, last night, Spike Lee gave a 1 1/2 hour lecture at Chicago State University that was free and open to the public.
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Spike Lee's FREE Lecture At Chicago State University Is Tomorrow. Expect "Red Hook Summer" Chatter

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 7, 2012 12:50 PM
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As Sergio already announced a month ago, Spike Lee will be lecturing at the Chicago State University library TOMORROW Wednesday February 8th, from 6-8:30PM... figured I'd remind those of you in Chicago in case you've forgotten.
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Join S&A For A Panel Discussion On Diversity In Film Criticism At The Pan African Film Fest Next Week

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 6, 2012 1:58 PM
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I won't arrive in Los Angeles for the festival until the 16th of this month, but thankfully the "genius bastard" himself, Mr Brandon Wilson (find him on Twitter HERE) who lives in Los Angeles, and who has covered events for S&A in LA in the past (you should have read all excellent his reviews of films at the UCLA LA Rebellion retrospective last fall) will be representing Shadow And Act in a panel discussion titled Diverisity In Film Criticism at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles exactly one week from today, February 13th, from 5:30pm to 7pm.

An Evening With Pam Grier & Jennifer Beals, Presented By Clement Virgo January 24th (Details)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 24, 2012 1:46 PM
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IN CELEBRATION OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH TD, CFC AND CLEMENT VIRGO PRESENT: ‘AN EVENING WITH PAM GRIER & JENNIFER BEALS’
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Tuskegee University & LucasFilm Present "Red Tails" Tuskegee University Takeover 1/14 To 1/16

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2012 7:03 PM
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All you need to know follows below in the press release... anyone attending??
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"Black Power Mixtape" Rough Trade East In-Store Screening; Plus Q&A With Darcus Howe (Friday, January 20th @ 6:30PM)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • January 11, 2012 9:53 AM
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The film has already been released on DVD, but if you're in London and want to see The Black Power Mixtape: 1967 - 1975 on the big screen, you still can. And as an added bonus, you'll also get to be present for a Q&A session with activist and writer Darcus Howe, who garnered international attention during the summer riots of 2011 after clashing with a BBC news presenter.
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Spike Lee Giving A Free Lecture In Chicago In Feb.

  • By Sergio
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  • January 7, 2012 5:02 PM
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Just got the lowdown on this and it's good news for all our readers in and around the Chicagoland area.
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Isaac Julien Film Retrospective In Boston Next Month. Tickets Available Now!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 14, 2011 5:10 PM
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Hey Bostonians... if you're not at all familiar with the work of black British filmmaker Isaac Julien, (we've highlighted some of his work on S&A, notably his allegorical snapshot of late 1970s London, Young Soul Rebels, which co-starred a young Sophie Okonedo, and the poetic documentary Looking For Langston), here's your chance to become familiar with the films of this contempary of other black British filmmakers previously discussed on S&A - notably John Akomfrah and Menelik Shabazz.
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A Report On The University of Westminster "Women And Film In Africa" Conference

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 12, 2011 12:19 PM
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Shadow And Act wasn't present for it, but here's a summary of the Women and Film in Africa Conference that took place a couple of weeks ago at the University of Westminster in London... courtesy of SubtitledOnline.com, via the African Women In Cinema blog.
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African Diaspora International Film Festival 2011 Event: Monetizing Independent Cinema (Saturday, 12/10, NYC)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 9, 2011 4:55 PM
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Here's the gist of it...
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