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    Review: Alicia Keys-Scored 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete' Is Earnest, Sweet and Aimless

    Director George Tillman Jr.'s filmography includes star-studded studio projects like "Men of Honor" and "Notorious," but you wouldn't guess it from the ultra-sincere "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete," an earnest tale of two lower class kids spending the summer on their own in the Brooklyn p...

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    'Winnie Mandela' To Open The Hollywood Black Film Festival On Wednesday October 2

    The Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) has announced that its 2013 Opening Night Film is Winnie Mandela, the Winnie Mandela biopic starring Jennifer Hudson as Winnie and Terrence Howard as Nelson Mandela.

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    Jennifer Hudson Channels Olivia Pope In Funny Or Die's Affordable Care Act Plug, 'Scandalous'

    With a government shutdown looming, thanks to a face-off between Congress and the president over government spending, as a new fiscal year begins tomorrow - with Obamacare (aka the Affordable Care Act) the most contentious of issues on the spending bill - the folks at Funny Or Die have released a ne...

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    Trailer Watch: Full Trailer for Black Nativity - Directed by Kasi Lemmons

    Kasi Lemmons' Black Nativity is based on Langston Hughes' infamous retelling of the Nativity story with an all black cast.

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    Second Longer Trailer For 'Black Nativity' Sings And Dances Its Way Onto Your Computer Screens

    Here's a second, longer trailer for Fox Searchlight's Black Nativity, a musical drama directed by Kasi Lemmons, which is set for a November 27, 2013 release.

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    'Black Nativity' Gets A Rating From The MPAA, And It’s…

    To absolutely no one’s surprise, the MPAA gave a PG rating to Black Nativity, directed by Kasi Lemmons, which is set to open on November 27, 2013.

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    The Big O: When Race is an Issue in the Oscars

    What does a black leading lady have to do to win an Academy Award again? Considering there seems to be a renaissance in black cinema, you would think the timing would be perfect. But you would be wrong.

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    Interview: Director Darrell Roodt Tells S&A What to Expect from 'Winnie' Biopic, Defends Casting (Opens Today)

    The long-awaited Winnie Mandela biopic starring Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard is finally opening in theaters this weekend.

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    Pre-Theatrical Release Screening Of 'Winnie' In Nashville, TN - The Only TN Screening Of The Film

    The International Black Film Festival of Nashville (IBFFN) has announced the Nashville, TN premiere screening of Winnie Mandela - the biopic based on the life of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, which will be a special finale of IBFFN's 2013 Summer Film Series.

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