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Teaser Trailer: Street Harassment Triggers a Combat Veteran's PTSD in New Short Film 'Violation'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • August 30, 2014 5:37 PM
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Violation
Bowman-Bullock says she was inspired to write the story after experiencing street harassment on her way to and from independent film sets in the wee hours in New York City.

Chronicling The Jaunty World Of Nigerian Cinema in 'Nollywood Babylon' - Review + Watch Now!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2014 2:24 PM
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A good enough introduction for anyone completely unfamiliar with the industry. Of all the documentaries I’ve seen on the subject, this is one of the stronger ones.

Watch 'The Old Negro Space Program' - Short Mockumentary Imagining Black Space Program

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2014 12:07 PM
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The fellow who put this together - Andy Bobrow - is a writer and producer on the TV comedy series "Community."

Watch 'A Panther in Africa' (Story of Former Black Panther, Facing Prison Sentence, Living in Exile in Tanzania)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2014 1:02 PM
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There's a riveting scripted feature film in this story, and many others like it
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Watch: 'Destined to Witness: Growing Up Black in Nazi Germany' - Hans J. Massaquoi's Story

  • By Wendy Okoi-Obuli
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  • July 28, 2014 5:05 PM
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Hans Massaquoi died at 87 years old in January 2013.
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Watch Mini-Doc 'Portrait of a Lagos B-Boy' Starring Victor "Vikbone" Kalejaiye

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 9, 2014 10:36 AM
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A trip through the underground dance scene in Nigeria
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Watch Experimental 'The Rhythm Of My Life: Ismael Sankara' (Short Shout!)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2014 1:06 PM
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The film was toured the international film festival circuit in 2011, 2012 and is now available to watch online, embedded below:

Looking for Something to Watch on Father's Day? Try 'Black Nation'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 15, 2014 12:20 PM
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"A black man has attained the highest office in the world, while, according to the New York Times, black men are “sleeping through the holocaust."

Watch Cool Animated Short About Bluesman's Faustian Bargain - 'Cross Roads' (Short Shouts!)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 5, 2014 11:34 AM
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Tells the story of a Bluesman blinded by ambition, who, at the peak of his career, is revisited by the Devil, whom he sold his soul to 30 years before, in exchange for great success.

Watch Whimsical, Poignant Short 'Radio Amina' (12-year-old Girl Comments on Plight of Nigerian Girls)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 4, 2014 4:16 PM
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12-year-old Amina Dibir shares her own personal dreams, as well as those for other girls in Nigeria