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Girls' Empowerment Doc 'The Black Girl Project' Screens in New York Tonight

  • By Jasmin
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  • November 2, 2011 4:55 AM
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Tonight at New York's Harlem Stage, Black Documentary Collective will screen The Black Girl Project, a documentary that takes a look at nine African American women between the ages of 18 and 21 as they speak of hope, triumphs, education, sex, relationships, abuse, love and more.
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Sneak Preview Of Sam Pollard's Laurence Fishburne-Narrated "Slavery By Another Name" This Saturday

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 1, 2011 7:33 AM
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We previously documented long-time Spike Lee editor (as well as director and producer in his own right) Sam Pollard's struggles in getting his feature documentary for PBS, titled Slavery by Another Name, made.

Kim Coles To Host 9th Annual Ivy Bethune Tri-Union Diversity Awards; Bill Cosby To Be Honored

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 26, 2011 7:22 AM
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From Theater Mania:
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VIDEO: Does ANTHONY MACKIE Read Shadow And Act? Take A Guess...

  • By Monique
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  • October 18, 2011 4:24 AM
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(Photo credit: Noma)

Festival of the New Black Imagination - Today, Sat. Oct. 15th In NYC

  • By Jasmin
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  • October 15, 2011 4:24 AM
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We recently posted on the fundraising push for Festival of the New Black Imagination, a new multi-media event set for Saturday, October 15th in Brooklyn, NY.
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Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival Returns this Weekend in New York

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  • October 13, 2011 8:30 AM
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Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series returns to New York this weekend with 25 films directed, produced or written by women of color from Brooklyn to Great Britain.

BET's 'Black Girls Rock! 2011' Announces Performers and Presenters

  • By Jasmin
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  • October 13, 2011 6:15 AM
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Actresses Tichina Arnold and Sharon Leal will join previously announced co-hosts, Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King, as presenters for the second annual televised Black Girls Rock! 2011 special.

Cinematographer Bradford Young ('Pariah', 'Restless City') to Speak at Howard University

  • By Jasmin
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  • October 13, 2011 4:07 AM
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A graduate of Howard University’s MFA Program, cinematographer Bradford Young will speak to students, faculty, alumni and the public next Tuesday, October 18th at the C.B. Powell Building, as part of homecoming week festivities.
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See Works by British-Ghanaian Pioneer Filmmaker John Akomfrah in NY This Week

  • By Jasmin
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  • October 12, 2011 12:04 PM
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We've covered John Akomfrah's 2011 Sundance festival hit The Nine Muses previously on this site, but here's a reminder that today is the last day to see it at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Julie Dash's "Daughters of the Dust" 20 Years Later (L.A. Rebellion Retrospective)

  • By Jasmin
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  • October 12, 2011 5:15 AM
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Here's the next installment in our ongoing coverage of L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema, the current retrospective of black filmmakers being showcased at UCLA.
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