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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. 

Films By S&A Filmmaker Challenge Winner Ka'ramuu Kush Now On HBO & Next At PAFF

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 3, 2012 2:40 PM
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As already announced in a post a couple of weeks ago, production underway for Ka'ramuu Kush's Shadow And Act Black Filmmaker Challenge-winning project And Then...