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Trailer - "Waited For" (On White Lesbian Couples Adopting Black Children)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 27, 2011 1:15 AM
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Trailer for an upcoming documentary by Nerina Penzhorn, titled Waited For, which centers on stories of mainly white South African lesbians who adopt across racial lines - mostly black children.
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Anthony Mackie Comes Out After Dating Anna Faris In Trailer For "What's Your Number?"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 26, 2011 10:42 AM
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Hey, is that Anthony Mackie at the 1:45 mark? Why, yes it is! :D
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Watch Now - "Princess of Laos" Trailer

  • By Sergio
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  • April 26, 2011 9:36 AM
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Here's the trailer for the new independent film The Princess of Laos by Chicago-based African American filmmaker Mychal Mitchell.
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Watch Now - Migrations by Nelson George

  • By MsWOO
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  • April 26, 2011 8:47 AM
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Here's a little something for those of you in a travelling state of mind. At turns mysterious, sophisticated and sinister, Migrations is a feature film by author, director, and self-elected president of urban romances, Nelson George. The film follows a collective of international jet-setting art thieves and is still in production, shooting around the world in locations such as Berlin, Paris, London and New York to start with.
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Watch Now - "Thunder Soul", Narrated by Jamie Foxx

  • By Jasmin
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  • April 26, 2011 7:30 AM
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Earlier today we reported on a new comedy series executive produced by Jamie Foxx, headed for Fox primetime this fall. Here, Foxx again executive produces as well as narrates Thunder Soul, a feature-length documentary following a music educator and his history making high school jazz/funk band in the 1970s.
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Watch Now - "Sun City Picture House," Bringing a New Movie Theater to Haiti

  • By Jasmin
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  • April 26, 2011 5:40 AM
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Premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival this year, "Sun City Picture House" follows the story of Raphael Louigene, a Haitian hospital volunteer and movie lover who sets out to build the first movie theater since the devastating earthquake in 2010. See a clip after the jump courtesy of MTV Movies Blog.
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Watch new Trailer For Byron Hurt's "Soul Food Junkies"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 25, 2011 1:01 AM
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Filmmaker/activist Byron Hurt has unveiled a brand new trailer for his much-anticipated soul food examination documentary titled Soul Food Junkies, which explores the health advantages and disadvantages of what we call Soul Food - this quintessential American cuisine.
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Preview - "Ebony Goddess: Queen of Ilê Aiyê" (Challenging Standards Of Beauty)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 24, 2011 8:46 AM
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Intriguing-looking documentary here from Brazilian filmmaker Carolina Moraes-Liu titled Ebony Goddess: Queen of Ilê Aiyê, which tells the story of 3 young women searching for identity and self-esteem in a competition for the Queen of Ilê Aiyê crown.
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Trailer For That OTHER "Thor" Movie (No Black Heimdall In This One Though)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 23, 2011 1:47 AM
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And for that, maybe fanboys who were supremely upset over Idris Elba's casting in Kenneth Branagh's Thor, will cheer... or maybe not... especially after they watch this trailer for a movie obviously made to capitalize on the upcoming Hollywood blockbuster movie - Almighty Thor. It'll premiere on the SyFy channel (duh!) on May 7 before heading to DVD and VOD land on May 10.
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Poster For Prison Drama "Screwed" Starring Noel Clarke, James D'Arcy

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 22, 2011 3:05 AM
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The trailer for Screwed debuted yesterday, and I posted it.