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Tribeca 2012 Preview - "Alekesam" (Hugh Masekela And His Son Attempt To Reconnect With Each Other)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 17, 2012 8:11 PM
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The 2012 Tribeca Film Festival officially kicks off on Thursday, the 19th, and I'll make every attempt to see as many S&A films as I can and write about them; a brotha's is worn out, so if any of you will be attending any screenings at the festival, and you'd like to submit a review of whatever you see, feel free to email me and we'll chat (obensont@gmail.com).

Tribeca Film Fest 2012 Preview - Masculine Romantic Comedy "Supporting Characters"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 6, 2012 1:34 PM
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Continuing on with highlights from the upcoming 2012 installment of the Tribeca Film Festival, which runs from April 18 - 29...

African/African American Feature Films & Shorts To See At The 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 4, 2012 11:18 AM
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We've profiled almost all of these (except the shorts mostly) so the titles should be familiar; but no matter, this list is a good place to start for those of you planning to attend screenings at the festival and want to know what "black films" you should be looking out for.

Tribeca 2012 Exclusive - Grave, Stirring Trailer For "Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 2, 2012 12:32 PM
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Recently acquired by Tribeca Film, Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story - described as a intensely personal film about children struggling to understand their parents is also a heartbreaking portrait of the legacy of intolerance - will premiere at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival this month in the Spotlight section.

Tribeca 2012 Preview - John Forté's Personal Journey During One "Russian Winter"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 28, 2012 9:52 PM
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I'm digging the contemplative look and feel of this John Forté doc, and I plan to see it at this year's Tribeca Film Festival.

FREE Screening of FUTURESTATES Season 3 Films At Tribeca Film Fest (Tina Mabry Directed One Of Them)

  • By Courtney
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  • March 28, 2012 12:47 PM
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ITVS and the Tribeca Film Institute will be hosting a FREE screening of FUTURESTATES Season 3 on Saturday, April 21 at 2PM in New York City.

Marvel's "The Avengers" To Close 2012 Tribeca Film Festival On April 28

  • By Courtney
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  • March 28, 2012 11:32 AM
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This is cool. I know Tambay is covering the festival for S&A, so he should ge attending this and we'll get early enough reactions to the film. I believe this will be the first public screening of the film which opens May 4, about a week later.

Tribeca 2012 Exclusive - One Sheet For "Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story"

  • By Courtney
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  • March 28, 2012 11:20 AM
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Acquired by Tribeca Film as announced on S&A last week, Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story - described as a intensely personal film about children struggling to understand their parents is also a heartbreaking portrait of the legacy of intolerance - will premiere at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival next month in the Spotlight section.

Tribeca 2012 Preview: Cuban Teens Attempt To Flee To Miami in "Una Noche"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 15, 2012 5:02 PM
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Here's a film that I'm looking forward to....

Tribeca 2012 Preview - "Benji" (Portrait Of A Basketball Phenom Admired Both On & Off The Court)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 14, 2012 9:52 AM
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The story goes... In 1984, 17-year-old Ben Wilson was a symbol of everything promising about Chicago: a sweet-natured youngster from the city's fabled South Side, and America's top high school basketball prospect. His senseless murder on the day before his senior season devastated the city of Chicago and sent ripples of anguish nationwide.