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    Feature Documentary Seeks To Examine Dutch Zwarte Piet *Blackface* Tradition (Fundraising)

    Art Curator Shantrelle P. Lewis,  is developing a film examining the questionable and contentious Christmastime tradition in the Netherlands known as Zwarte Piet, or Black Pete.

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    Fox 2000 Picks Up John Grisham's 'The Racketeer' As Vehicle For 'Safe House' Director Daniel Espinosa

    It's coming on nine years since the last movie based on a work by John Grisham hit the screen ("Christmas With The Kranks"), and ten years if you stick strictly to his bread-and-butter legal thrillers ("Runaway Jury"). But Grisham is still a big name and a bestselling author,...

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    Watch: David Lynch Directed Short Film About Lithography Company 'Idem Paris'

    In his continuing quest to do everything but make a new feautre film, David Lynch has served up another curiosity that isn't an oddball product he's selling or something about transcendental meditation. Instead, it's a short film about a lithography company, Idem Paris. And keeping thing...

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    Theatrical Release Playdates For Oscar-Nominated 'War Witch' ('Rebelle') Revealed

    We've got official theatrical playdates, hot off the presses, for Kim Nguyen's Oscar-nominated (Best Foreign Language Film) Congo-set drama War Witch or Rebelle, an S&A 2012 Highlight selection, which stars Rachel Mwanza.

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    Good Grief: Twilight Fan Fiction 'Beautiful Bastard' To Become A Movie From The Producer Behind 'Resident Evil'

    Sorry America, you asked for this. With millions of people unleashing their inner sexual fantasies thanks to the runaway success of "Fifty Shades Of Grey," it seems that if you're a writer inspired by the tween romance of Edward and Bella in the "Twilight" franchise, you...

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    Watch: Jennifer Lawrence Brings Her Charm & 'Silver Linings Playbook' Oscar Campaign To 'Nightline'

    After months of speculation, argument, debate, prognostication and guesswork, it's hard to believe that the Oscars are just over a week away, and yet the final hurrah for the contenders continues. "60 Minutes" recently put Steven Spielberg and "Lincoln" back in the spotlight, and now "Nightline" tur...

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    Trailer: Focus Features Africa First Vol 4. Selection 'Kwaku Ananse' By Akosua Adoma Owusu

    It's exciting that we're starting to see our first glimpses at the films from the 5 filmmakers selected for the 2011 class of the Focus Features Africa First program.

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    Chicago Preview of L.A. Rebellion Film Series Coming In March

    Anyone who's a regular reader of S & A will know that we have been extentively covering the L.A. Rebellion black film series that was shown at UCLA last year; a touring package of several films from the series is currently traveling across the U.S. (Read about it HERE).

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    Watch: New Clip From 'A Good Day To Die Hard' Plus Key & Peele Get Really Excited For The Sequel

    If you haven't made your plans for Valentine's Day for your special someone, may we remind you that it's less than 48 hours away, and if you want to get into somebody's good books, you might want track down a reservation. But if you do manage to convince the special person in your life to go with yo...

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    Civil Rights Leader Rep. John Lewis Launching Graphic Novel Trilogy via Top Shelf Comics

    I almost missed this as I was catching up on my emails from the last week today; a press release from Top Shelf Comics Productions...

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