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Thoughts On 'Dark Girls' After Last Night's Broadcast Premiere...?

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act June 24, 2013 at 9:33AM

So it aired last night on OWN, and many more of you finally got to see it, after over a year on the film festival circuit. Of course I'm referring to the broadcast premiere of Bill Duke's and D. Channsin Berry's documentary, Dark Girls.
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Dark Girls

So it aired last night on OWN, and many more of you finally got to see it, after over a year on the film festival circuit. Of course I'm referring to the broadcast premiere of Bill Duke's and D. Channsin Berry's documentary, Dark Girls.

Given how active my Twitter and Facebook feeds were over the 2-hour period, I can only guess that the broadcast was/will be a ratings coup for OWN. When I receive the usual ratings press release today or tomorrow, it'll certainly be posted here.

By the way, if you didn't see it last night on OWN, I'm sure it'll air again soon. It will also be released on DVD on September 24.

I've already reviewed the film (read my review HERE if you missed it), after seeing it over a year ago at the Pan African Film Festival in LA; so now that you all have seen it as well, and given all the debate it spurred on this blog leading up to last night's broadcast, what are your informed reactions to it?

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