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BAMcinématek Presents: Cinema Of The Civil Rights Movement, 40 films, 8/13-28

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 7, 2013 12:45 PM
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Living in Brooklyn, a stone's throw away from BAM, their ongoing, varied screening series events are usually quite a treat, whenever I'm able to attend. Browsing through the below press release, this one definitely has my attention.

'Diamantes Negros' ('Black Diamonds') - Euro-Africa Soccer Player Trade As Modern-Day Slavery

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 7, 2013 10:56 AM
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This is story that's been tackled primarily in documentaries - a few we've covered in the last 2 to 3 years, as it seems like there's growing interest in the plight of these young men.

Dramedy 'A Swingin' Trio' Trailer + NYC Screening Date (Love, Music, Betrayal, New Beginnings)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 5, 2013 6:33 PM
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US Release Trailer + Dates For 'Fire In The Blood' (On Blocking Aids Drugs From Reaching Africa)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 5, 2013 11:56 AM
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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).

Preview - 'Riot From Wrong' Looks Deeper Into 2011 UK Riots (Trailer + Screenings)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2013 11:26 AM
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For our readers in the UK (although I think this is a doc that should interest us all), Genesis Cinema in London will host an exclusive screening of Riot From Wrong, which will be followed by a Q&A session!

ADIFF Presents Double Bill Film Series This Weekend In NYC - 2 Films For The Price Of 1

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 26, 2013 5:34 PM
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More weekend options for New York City readers, courtesy of the African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF).

Nice Looking Lineup Of Docs On Film Society's SOUND + VISION Series Lineup (Starts Today!)

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  • July 26, 2013 11:52 AM
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Imagenation 2013 Summer Schedule Of FREE Outdoor Film Screenings Throughout NYC Parks

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  • July 19, 2013 6:29 PM
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Trailer: 'Viva Cuba Libre: Rap is War!' (Doc On Music As Political Protest)

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  • July 19, 2013 12:34 PM
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Trailer: 'Woodstock in Timbuktu' (Filmed During 3-Day 'Festival au Desert' Near Timbuktu, Mali)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2013 1:21 PM
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Filmed at the three-day Festival au Desert held near Timbuktu, Mali, Woodstock in Timbuktu is a feature documentary that tells the story of what I've been told is an amazing music festival in the Sahara.