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    Nigerian Director Didi Cheeka Preps 'In Silence And In Tears' (His Salute To Doomed Outcasts)

    This film is my salute to doomed outcasts, people who transgress the limits of their society, risking terrible evil, and confronting their own destruction. The world may ultimately destroy them, but not till they say their say. It’s how I salute them, these doomed outcasts: In silence &he...

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    New 'The Bourne Legacy' Featurette Explains The Film's Ties To The Jason Bourne Saga

    Is your dad still like, "Wait, Jason Bourne isn't dead?" And, "Hold on, someone else is playing Matt Damon?" Or, "Honey, can you turn that down? I'm watching the trailer for this 'Bourne' prequel and I'm trying to figure where Ben Affleck fits into a...

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    Kenyan Director Wanuri Kahiu, South African Producer Steven Markovitz Teaming For 'Jambula Tree'

    The third Durban FilmMart wrapped with a host of monetary awards given to documentary and feature film projects by African filmmakers.

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    MIchael R. Barnard's Take on Obama's Crowdfunding Act

    President Obama signed the JOBS ACT; its Equity Crowdfunding may rebuild indie film biz. Called the ‘‘Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act,’’ the goal is to increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies. It will mak...

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    Hank From 'Breaking Bad' Joins Ridley Scott's 'The Counselor'

    While Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul have deservedly earned the lions share of accolades for AMC's fierce "Breaking Bad," the supporting players haven't gotten as much shine, despite being just as solid. And one of those rock solid folks has been Dean Norris aka Hank, Walter White&#...

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    Vince Vaughn Wants To Be 'The Risk Agent'

    Vince Vaughn is really eager to switch up his usual smart mouthed comedy thing for something with a bit more grit. Just last week it was revealed he had lined up "Gunslingers," an action adventure flick from "Braveheart" writer Randall Wallace. And earlier this year, he was linke...

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    There Were Probably Better Days To Announce This: Alex Pettyfer Will Play Kristen Stewart's Boyfriend In 'Cali'

    This was either the best or worst day to run this news depending on how you look at it, but either way, Kristen Stewart probably wishes it were tomorrow already. With tabloids catching her in the act of canoodling with her "Snow White and the Huntsman" director Rupert Sanders, the actress and helmer...

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    Mary Elizabeth Winstead & Topher Grace Star In Drake Doremus-Directed Campaign For Intel & Toshiba 'The Beauty Inside'

    Drake Doremus seems to like being busy. The director of last year's Sundance sensation "Like Crazy" (which we think deserved to do better than it did), has not only wrapped on his next film (more on that in a moment), but he's also behind the camera for a campaign for Intel and Toshiba that has a co...

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    8th Montreal International Black Film Festival - September 20 to 30

    Last year's lineup was varied and strong, and I'm looking forward to seeing what this year's lineup looks like.

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    'Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People' Funding Deadline Imminent!

    A week ago when I first profiled this project, it had raised just over $34,000 of its $100,000 goal.

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