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Short Film Showcase This Friday in Brooklyn

  • By Jasmin
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  • June 23, 2011 12:10 PM
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This Friday, June 24th, ActNow Foundation and Media MVMT present an outdoor screening of short films at Common Grounds coffee house in Brooklyn, New York.
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Brazilian Cinema Showcase Returns to MoMA in July

  • By Jasmin
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  • June 23, 2011 10:57 AM
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The Museum of Modern Art announced today the return of Premiere Brazil!, an annual survey of Brazilian cinema running July 14-27, 2011, in The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters.
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Multimedia Project On Slave-Turned-Spy, James Armistead Lafayette, Premieres This Week!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2011 3:19 AM
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In New York City this week, Kenseth Armstead premieres his Creative Capital-supported project, Spook™ (a multi-media project on the life and times of James Armistead Lafayette, a slave-turned-spy who provided intelligence to help end the American Revolution).

A Look At John Akomfrah's Documentary On Afrofuturism "The Last Angel of History"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 13, 2011 1:59 AM
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I've yet to see this Afrofuturist documentary from British-Ghanaian filmmaker, John Akomfrah; and after watching the snippet below, I really want to.

"From The Rough" Preview Screening At Essence Music Festival Next Month

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 12, 2011 5:00 AM
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Any of you attending the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans next month? If you are, and you purchased a VIP pass, on July 1st there will be a preview screening of From The Rough, the Taraji P. Henson sports drama. She will be there, by the way, along with co-star LeToya Lucket. So, we should get some firsthand reactions to the film soon after that. More on the festival and tickets HERE.

Talk "Disaporic Synergies" With Me At Long Island University Caribbean Showcase This Saturday

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 9, 2011 2:37 AM
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By the way, I'm going paneling again... if you're in the New York City area this weekend, here's something to do that's worth your while.
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