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'The Kill Hole' Wins Best Feature At New Jersey Int'l Film Fest, Screens Next At BHFF & MIBFF

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 11, 2012 7:55 PM
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A film we first profiled back in January of this year, the action drama The Kill Hole picked up critical acclaim when it premiered in January at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival; last month, the film won the best feature narrative award at the New Jersey International Film Festival.

Rooftop Films Presents 'An Oversimplification of Her Beauty' Brooklyn Screening on 6/21

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 12, 2012 6:06 PM
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Rooftop Films will host a screening of Terence Nance's  An Oversimplification of Her Beauty on Thursday, June 21 at Dekalb Market in Brooklyn.

Black Film Screenings in NY, LA & Chicago Starting Tomorrow 4/20 ("Chico & Rita," "Snow on tha Bluff," "War Witch")

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 19, 2012 5:07 PM
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This Week's Black Film Screenings in New York City! (Recap)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 10, 2012 5:04 PM
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Screening Of "Still Standing" From Creators Of "Black And Married w/Kids" At ICE In Chicago

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 6, 2012 11:05 AM
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Ahhh... the ever-continuing search for what makes relationships work and last... as someone who's gone through a few in my 38 years on this planet, I can say that I don't know, so don't look at me :)

Award-Winning French Buddy Comedy "Intouchables" Makes USA Premiere TONIGHT In NYC. Got Tickets?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 1:15 PM
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A reminder...

Hand-Drawn Animation Adventure Feature "Zarafa" Gets Stateside Screening Premiere In March

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 22, 2012 5:22 PM
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Emmanuel profiled the animated feature Zarafa a few weeks ago, leading up to its Berlinale debut and opening in France; I've learned that it'll also screen stateside - in NYC specifically, in March.

The NY Premiere Of "Better Mus' Come" Tonight At Lincoln Center

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 16, 2012 5:12 PM
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It's a film I first profiled last March and since then has become a must-see flick on the film festival circuit garnering much buzz.  It even won the "Best Narrative Feature" Award at the 2011 Bahamas International Film Festival.  Now, New Yorkers get a chance to check it out tonight at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater.

"Wuthering Heights" Advance Screening In Chicago Next Month

  • By Sergio
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  • February 8, 2012 1:36 AM
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Along with Black Venus, another film we''ve covered extensively here on S & A is British filmmaker Andrea Arnold's naturalistic, revisonist new film version of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, set in the Yorkshire Moors, with Heathcliff reimagined as a runaway black slave (played by James Howson), along with "rough language and kinky eroticism."

"Black Venus" (The Hottentot Venus Project) To Screen In Chicago In March

  • By Sergio
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  • February 7, 2012 4:56 PM
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We have dealt with this film often enough on S & A though U.S. screenings have been very far and few in between, since it was shown at the 2010 New York Film Festival.