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Mekhi Pfiffer & Jaleel White Guest Star in USA's "Psych" as A Capella Stars This Wed 3/21

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 20, 2012 6:20 PM
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Mekhi Phiffer & Jaleel White will guest star in tomorrow's episode of Psych, the USA Network's detective dramedy series, which stars Dule Hill as Gus.

Tribeca 2012 Preview: Cuban Teens Attempt To Flee To Miami in "Una Noche"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 15, 2012 5:02 PM
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Here's a film that I'm looking forward to....

Preview "The Iran Job" (American Pro Basketball Player Goes To Play In Iran, Becomes Entangled In Politics)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 4:54 PM
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The preview trailer for this upcoming documentary title The Iran Job doesn't immediately sell me on the film, but the subject matter is intriguing enough that I definitely want to check it out whenever it's complete.

Preview - "Moving Windmills" The William Kamkwamba Story (Aka "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 2:36 PM
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I remember first writing about this kid back in 2009, during the early S&A days, on the old site. And now, after much publicity, a book, and even a TED talk, he's now going to be the focus of a feature length documentary.

Preview Contemplative Doc "Home Country" (A Somali Community In A Small New England City)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 2:11 PM
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I'm digging the contemplative look and feel of this; the subject matter also certainly intrigues.
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Preview - Doc "18 IUS SOLI" Examines Italian Law That Denies Citizenship To Children Born Of Immigrants

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 17, 2012 1:59 PM
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Curious about this documentary titled 18 IUS SOLI by Afro-Italian filmmaker Fred Kuwornu (above with Spike Lee) which, as the Afro-Europe blog notes, "examines the law that denies citizenship to young people born in Italy of immigrant parents, because they have no Italian blood."
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SXSW 2012 Preview: Doc "Uprising: Hip Hop & The LA Riots" Explores Hip Hop's Connection To Riots

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • February 2, 2012 7:00 PM
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The documentary feature Uprising: Hip Hop & The LA Riots, directed by Mark Ford and produced by Wesley Jones, is making its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival next month. The film explores the influence of Hip Hop in the 80's and early 90's, which may have served as a catalyst, to the L.A. riots 20 years ago.

Watch Preview Of Picturesque Colombian Drama "Chocó" Heading To Berlin Panorama Debut

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 31, 2012 1:12 PM
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It's titled simply Chocó, a film set in Colombia, which centers on the struggles of a 27-year-old mother of 2 (the titular Chocó), working a poorly-paid job in a gold mine, living in a tiny wooden hut, who's married to a reckless and abusive man named Everlides, a marimba player who gambles away their life savings.

Sneak Peek at Morgan Freeman in Oprah's "Master Class" This Sun 1/22 on OWN Network

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 20, 2012 5:13 PM
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Watch Preview Of "Punk In Africa" (Three Chords, Three Countries, One Revolution)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 6, 2012 8:40 PM
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James Spooner's Afro-Punk immediately came to mind, though one doesn't have anything to do with the other.
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