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Now On DVD - 'Dark Girls' Seeks To Bring About Healing Via Discussion Of A Deep-Rooted Issue

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 24, 2013 5:19 PM
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New On DVD/VOD - 'Oversimplification Of her Beauty,' 'Gimme The Loot,' 'Bless Me Ultima'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2013 1:22 PM
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New Jimi Hendrix Documentary 'Hear My Train A Comin'' Coming In November

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 5, 2013 1:57 PM
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Maybe just in time for the world premiere of Andre Benjamin's biopic All Is By My Side, at TIFF this month, a new two-hour documentary on the life of Jimi Hendrix, titled Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin, will be released directly to the home video market on November 5, courtesy of Sony's Legacy brand.

Carl Franklin's 'Bless Me Ultima' Will See A Home Video Release This Month

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 3, 2013 11:17 AM
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Good news for audiences interested in seeing Carl Franklin's latest feature film - a project we've been following since we first discovered it in late 2010, called Bless Me, Ultima, based on Rudolfo Anaya’s award-winning novel of the same name, which chronicles the turbulent coming-of-age story of Antonio, a young boy growing up in New Mexico during World War II, and his relationship with Ultima, an elderly medicine woman who helps Antonio navigate the dangerous battle raging in his village, and ultimately helps him discover his own spiritual identity.

One Village Entertainment Announces Sept 24 DVD Release Of 'Dark Girls'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 28, 2013 7:40 PM
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One Village Entertainment, an entity of RLJ Entertainment has announced the DVD release of the much-talked about documentary Dark Girls, directed by Bill Duke and D. Channsin Berry.

Now On DVD: Paterson Joseph, Adjoa Andoh In RSC's 'Julius Caesar'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 13, 2012 11:51 AM
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It was over a year ago that we first told you about the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Julius Caesar that was to feature a cast made up primarily of actors-of-color, set in an "African state".

New On DVD - U.K. Sports Drama 'Fast Girls' (Lenora Crichlow, Noel Clarke)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 14, 2012 1:00 PM
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It was a heavily-discussed film on S&A this year, and now the Noel Clarke-penned Fast Girls has been released on DVD & Blu-ray.

New On DVD - BBC Murder-Mystery Series 'Death In Paradise'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 10, 2012 8:43 PM
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The BBC/France Télévisions murder-mystery co-production Death In Paradise was released on DVD in the U.K. this week.

New On DVD - Andrew Dosunmu's 'Restless City'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 10, 2012 1:42 PM
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As Tambay last week told us it would be, Andrew Dosunmu's quietly haunting film, Restless City, is finally available for purchase on DVD.

Sci-Fi Comedy 'Iron Sky' Gets UK DVD Release (Christopher Kirby Stars As First Black Man On The Moon)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • June 11, 2012 4:09 PM
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After making its global debut at this year's Berlin Film Festival, director Timo Vuorensola's science-fiction comedy film, Iron Sky, can finally be seen by the masses, now that it's gotten a region-2 DVD release in the U.K.  U.S. actor Christopher Kirby stars in the film as the first black man to step foot on the moon . . . only to find if inhabited by Nazis.
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