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ATTN New York! Your Chance To See The German Soul-Swapping Genre Bender "Transfer" Is Here!

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  • February 2, 2012 9:46 PM
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Damn Gina!

Must-See In Theaters: Restored Print Of Seminal South African Realist Classic "Come Back, Africa"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 31, 2012 12:20 PM
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This I need to see... because I've actually never seen it... and it's currently screening at the Film Forum here in NYC for a 1-WEEK ONLY engagement, through February 2nd, so you've got just today, tomorrow, and Thursday to see it.

Library of Congress Highlights Epic Slavery Drama “Roots” During Black History Month

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 31, 2012 11:18 AM
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The short story...

UPDATES On Philippe Niang's "Toussaint L'Ouverture" Film Starring Jimmy Jean-Louis, Aïssa Maïga, Sonia Rolland

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2012 8:32 PM
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S&A French speakers stand up! I'm going to need your help with this one.

BAMcinématek Brooklyn Close-Up Double Feature 2/27: "She's Gotta Have It" & "Brooklyn Boheme"

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  • January 12, 2012 7:44 PM
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If you've never had the chance to see Spike Lee's feature film debut, She's Gotta Have It, on the big screen, and you live in NYC, you'll have a chance to do so next month, when it'll screen as 1 half of a double-feature titled Brooklyn Close-Up, on February 27th at BAMcinématek in Brooklyn.

Preview Screening Of Andrea Arnold's Painterly "Wuthering Heights" Adaptation At UCLA

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  • January 9, 2012 2:24 PM
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Oscilloscope Laboratories picked up North American distribution rights to Andrea Arnold's adaptation of Wuthering Heights, with plans to release the film theatrically some time in 2012 (no specific day/month given yet), followed by DVD and VOD.

"Music, Magic, Clash: New Voices In The African Diaspora" - TIFF's Black History Month Screening Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 3, 2012 3:26 PM
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CaribbeanTales Youth Film Festival and TIFF join forces to celebrate Black History Month with a fundraising Gala recognizing 50 years of independence for Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago, and 2 screenings of Storm Saulter's stunning award-winning feature film Better Mus Come.

Howard University Dept. Of Radio Television & Film Presents FREE Advance Screening Of "Pariah" Thursday!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 3, 2012 2:14 PM
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It's officially scheduled to open in Washington, D.C. this Friday the 6th of January, but if you live in that city and would like to see it one day earlier, you should RSVP ASAP to attend a FREE advanced screening of Dee Rees' feature directorial debut Pariah, presented by Howard University's Department of Radio Television and Film (Pariah DP Bradford Young is an alum, by the way).

Cheryl Dunye's Next Project: A Raunchy Rom-Com Titled "Mommy Is Coming" Debuting At Berlin Film Fest In February

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 3, 2012 10:53 AM
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Her last project, The OWLs (Older Wiser Lesbians) now on home video, Cheryl Dunye is already done with her next feature, a romantic comedy titled Mommy Is Coming, which, as I learned this morning, will make its debut at the 2012 Berlin Film Festival in the Panorama section next month (February).

Best Docs Of ADIFF 2011 Screening Series This Month (The Lineup)

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  • January 2, 2012 9:19 AM
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The basics: Screenings of the Best Docs Of ADIFF 2011, from January 13 - 15, at Teachers college, Columbia Univesity, 525 West 120th Street – Room 263 Macy (take the 1 Train to 116th Street; FREE PARKING on Saturday and Sunday; Picture ID required to enter the building). Tickets are $11 general; $9 for seniors and students. For more info, call (212) 864-1760 or visits: http://www.NYADIFF.org.