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Watch Teaser Clip For Horror Short "House Call" Written and Directed By S&A Regular “Zeus”

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 11, 2011 5:12 AM
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Erik L. Wilson AKA Zeus, long time reader and commenter, just sent me a new teaser clip for House Call. His horror short was profiled back in July by Tambay and was received with several positive responses from you guys.

Preview: "Spirits of Rebellion" - A Documentary Film About The L.A. Rebellion Film Movement

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 28, 2011 2:16 AM
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I actually don't believe there's ever been a film/documentary that told their story has there? I can't recall one at the moment. But if there has been one, I'm sure someone reading this will say so.

Watch Short Teaser For D.C. Sniper Thriller "Blue Caprice" (Isaiah Washington, Tequan Richmond)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 27, 2011 5:07 AM
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Here's a short teaser clip for Blue Caprice, which I found on director Alexandre Moors' website. The thriller, written by Ronald Porto and currently filming in NYC, stars Isaiah Washington in the role of the Washington D.C. sniper John Allen Muhammad, who took the lives of at least 10 people in a random killing spree in October of 2002.

Kickstarter Campaign: A Film Produced by Arthur Jafa About Love and Transitions "In The Morning"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 13, 2011 8:01 AM
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A narrative film by Nefertite Nguvu, In The Morning, is produced by Arthur Jafa, who will also serve as the Director of Photography. Jafa is known best for his cinematography work in Julie Dash's critically acclaimed Daughters of the Dust and Spike Lee's Crooklyn.

Preview/Trailer Jamaican "Against-The-Odds" Boxing Drama "Ghett’a Life"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 12, 2011 1:43 AM
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In a recent post about Warrior I think it was, I made a remark about being over seeing inspirational dramas about white fighters (whether boxers, wrestlers, MMA, etc) that seem to have become fashionable again in Hollywood in the last 4 or 5 years - 2 of them have been Oscar contenders, one is likely going to be given the buzz, and another was recently announced with Eminem starring and Antoine Fuqua directing.

Watch Anthony Mackie and Rosario Dawson in First Clip for "Ten Year"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 8, 2011 5:12 AM
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Ten Year, screening at the Toronto International Film Festival next Monday, also stars Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Kate Ma Oscar Isaac, Chris Pratt, Ari Graynor and Max Minghella.

Watch Preview for "No Greater Pain" Documentary, Featured at The Harlem Int'l Film Festival

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 8, 2011 1:09 AM
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Screening this Saturday, September 10th at the Harlem International Film Festival, the 33-minute documentary film No Greater Pain, is written by Chris Fletcher and directed by Desiree Holm and Matthew Marenick.

First Look Footage From Steve McQueen's "Shame" + Venice Press Conference

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 5, 2011 1:16 AM
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Well, whadaya know... another Shame post. Get used to it, those who apparently are troubled by our coverage of it, 'cause, I'll be honest with ya, there'll be a lot more I'm sure.

Watch Preview Of "Surprising Europe, the Life and Times of Ssuuna Golooba" (An African In Europe)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 29, 2011 2:48 AM
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Ahh yes... a familiar struggle. I appreciate the first-person POV here.

Preview "Oscar's Comeback" (An All-White Town. It's Black Native Son. Worlds Collide)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 26, 2011 3:48 AM
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A Producers' Lab participant selected for the IFP's 2011 Project Forum program... a documentary called Oscar's Comeback, directed by Lisa Collins.
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