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Indie Crime Thriller 'Blood First' Acquired by eOne & N.S.U.C. Entertainment For Theatrical Release This Summer

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 21, 2014 11:27 AM
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NaRa Films and O.Y.'s Spotlite Entertainment's Indie Crime Thriller titled Blood First, written and directed by Najaa Young and produced by Rasheed A. Jihad and Olufemi Young, will be released in theaters this summer, thanks to a distribution deal with Entertainment One and N.S.U.C. Entertainment Group.

New Documentary Opening This Weekend, 'Big Men,' Tackles Struggle For Oil Off Ghana's Coast

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 14, 2014 5:14 PM
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New Documentary Opening This Weekend, 'Big Men,' Tackles Struggle For Oil Off Ghana's Coast

Now Playing in France: Romantic Comedy 'Pret a tout' Starring Aissa Maiga

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 24, 2014 7:47 PM
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Here's a film that hasn't yet been profiled in which Senegalese born beauty Aissa Maiga (Bamako) stars in as a girl next door of sorts...

Watch 2 Clips From Doc 'Muscle Shoals' (On The Uniting Power Of Music) - Opens Today

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 27, 2013 10:59 AM
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A documentary we've been following since its Sundance Film Festival debut in January, opens in theaters today - in a limited release.

Phil Heath, Michael Jai White In 'Generation Iron,' Sequel To Pumping Iron (Opens Today)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 20, 2013 11:10 AM
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A documentary project we first alerted you to last fall, which features Michael Jai White, and other notables, is complete, and now heads to theaters, opening today, September 20th, 2013, in limited circulation.

New In Theaters Today: 'Fire In The Blood' (On Blocking Aids Drugs From Reaching Africa)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 6, 2013 12:20 PM
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It made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this year, competing in the World Cinema Documentary category, and it now has an official USA theatrical release date, courtesy of International Film Circuit (the distributor of other topical, socially-relevant docs like The Waiting Room, Emmy-winner Where Soldiers Come From, Peabody-winner My Perestroika, The Devil Came on Horseback and the Academy Award-nominated film Darwin's Nightmare).

In Theaters This Friday: 'Fire In The Blood' (On Blocking Aids Drugs From Reaching Africa)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 3, 2013 7:25 PM
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It made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this year, competing in the World Cinema Documentary category, and it now has an official USA theatrical release date, courtesy of International Film Circuit (the distributor of other topical, socially-relevant docs like The Waiting Room, Emmy-winner Where Soldiers Come From, Peabody-winner My Perestroika, The Devil Came on Horseback and the Academy Award-nominated film Darwin's Nightmare).

Review: Teens Flee Cuba in Picturesque, Compelling Drama 'Una Noche'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 23, 2013 12:49 PM
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Una Noche is the impressive directorial debut of NYU alum Lucy Mulloy. Spike Lee -whose Production Grant Award was given to Mulloy back in January of 2010 - mentored the filmmaker, who also won the Best Director Award when the film (along with awards for Best Actor and Best Cinematography) premiered stateside at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival.

In Theaters This Weekend: 'The Trials of Muhammad Ali' + 'Una Noche' (See Them Both!)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 23, 2013 11:36 AM
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Two new films opening this weekend to add to your to-see list - if you live in New York or Miami anyway:

'My Last Day Without You' (Nicole Beharie) in Select Theaters This October - New Trailer

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 22, 2013 11:34 AM
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My Last Day Without You is a film we've covered quite a bit here on S&A since the beginning of 2011. The indie flick starring Nicole Beharie and Ken Duken, has been touring the festival circuit for almost two years, and has since been released overseas.