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Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels Launches Kickstarter Campaign To Fund 'Authentic, Indie, Hip Hop Comic'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 25, 2013 7:07 PM
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Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, founding member of iconic rap group, RUN DMC, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a project that combines his first loves - hip hop culture and comic books, which he says just might change the face of pop culture forever!

Former Child Soldier Living In London Forced To Confront Past In Thriller 'Sixteen'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 24, 2013 1:53 PM
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From Writer/Director Rob Brown comes a new thriller titled Sixteen, which tells the story of a young man named Jumah, a former child soldier from the DRC, living in London, with his 16th birthday on the horizon, who is put into a situation during which he'll have to confront his past, allowing him to finally move forward with his new life.Things seem to be better now. He has a tentative relationship building with a girl at a school. But then Jumah witnesses a stabbing and those involved want to ensure that Jumah says nothing to the police about what he saw that night. Pressure mounts as violence forces its way back into Jumah's life.Roger Jean Nsengiyumva stars as Jumah in the Seize Films-produced project.

Psychological Thriller 'The Suspect' (Mekhi Phifer) Fundraising for Distribution - 24 Hrs Left

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 15, 2013 12:52 PM
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Shemar Moore Cancels $1.5mill Kickstarter Campaign, Tries IndieGoGo To Raise 1/3 Of Initial Goal

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 10, 2013 3:23 PM
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Shemar Moore - The Bounce Back
Well, it's worked for some, and not well for other *celebs* who've taken to Kickstarter recently to raise money to finance their feature film projects.

Fundraising Success For 'The Summer Of Gods' (Young Girl's Mystical Adventure via Orishas)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 3, 2013 10:00 AM
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The campaign's success looked unlikely about 36 hours ago, when it was about $7,000 shy of its goal. In fact, when I first wrote about it, exactly 1 week ago, it had raised just $10,400.

See Dorian Missick and Ana Ortiz Contemplate an Open Marriage in 'The Other Side of Love'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • November 15, 2012 5:50 PM
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From ad exec-turned-writer/producer Aireka Muse comes a new ensemble piece about "a couple that decides to explore an open marriage and how the decision affects their marriage as well as the relationships of their best friends."

'Mr. SOUL!' Docu (Sam Pollard, Melissa Haizlip, Bradford Young) Closes in on Final Day of Fundraising

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • October 23, 2012 4:16 PM
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Mr. SOUL!: Ellis Haizlip and the Birth of Black Power TV, the feature length documentary profiling one of the most controversial, successful, and socially significant TV shows in US history, is closing in on its final day of fundraising towards its $75,000 goal.

Preview: 'Agents of Change' Docu Charts the Struggle for Black Studies on College Campuses

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • October 22, 2012 6:09 PM
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From Frank Dawson and Abby Ginzberg, Agents of Change is a feature length documentary that tells the story of "the intersection of race, culture, and the American university."

Short Drama "Deluge" Explores African Americans' Relationships to Water (Fundraising)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 5, 2012 1:21 PM
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10 days left for filmmaker Nijla Mumin to reach the funding campaign goal for her project, Deluge, which we first alerted you to at the end of April. June 14th is the deadline, so make a contribution if you can.

Now Funding: Doc "Street Fighting Man" Follows 3 Inner-City-Men In Post-Industrial Detroit

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • May 9, 2012 7:46 PM
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Now funding via Kickstarter with 32 days left in its campaign, the feature length documentary Street Fighting Man, is directed and photographed by Andrew James and edited by Greg Snider (How To Die in Oregon).