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    Watch Trailer For $40,000 Sci-Fi Dystopian Short Film "Rahab" Starring David Oyelowo

    Here's your first look at David Oyelowo in the first trailer for at sci-fi short film he stars in called Rahab, based on an idea that won the 2011 Enter The Pitch contest.

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    New Doc on Imprisoned Anti-Putin Oligarch Shut Out of Russian Theaters

    Next week, New York moviegoers will get a chance to see the acclaimed new documentary "Khodorkovsky" (opening at the Film Forum)--so named for Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former Russia tycoon, who is now one of the world’s most famous political prisoners. But in Russia, where the mo...

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    'Control Room' Director Jehane Noujaim Arrested, Released in Cairo Protests

    "Control Room" director Jehane Noujaim has been released after being arrested and detained by Egyptian police during the protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square.

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    A Livecast Conversation w/ Alrick Brown (Director of "Kinyarwanda") & Star Cassandra Freeman On Monday Night!

    Join me live this coming Monday, November 28th, at 7:30PM EST on a Shadow And Act Livecast sidebar, as I chat with Kinyarwanda director Alrick Brown (above center), and one of the film's stars, Cassandra Freeman (above left). On the left is actress (she also co-stars in the film) and executive p...

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    Jamie Foxx Feels "Honored and Blessed" To Be Part of Tarantino's "Django Unchained"

    After all the delays in casting the lead of Django in Quentin Tarantino's much talked about western/slavery explotation Django Unchained, which included consideration for actors Will Smith and Idris Elba; Jamie Foxx feels "honored and blessed" to ultimately land the role of a slav...

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    Focus Features Africa First Alumni Dyana Gaye Will Make Her Feature Film Debut With "Des Etoiles" ("Stars")

    French/Senegalese director Dyana Gaye, whose short film, the vibrant, unorthodox musical Saint Louis Blues, was one of 5 projects selected, financed and produced under the Focus Features Africa First program (she was part of the very first class, announced in 2008), will be making her feature f...

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    Tatyana Ali Will Headline Canadian Sudz Sutherland's ("Love, Sex & Eating The Bones") Indie Drama "Home Again"

    It's been awhile since I thought of the name Sudz Sutherland, the Canadian filmmaker whose narrative feature film debut, Love Sex And Eating The Bones, released in 2003, starred Hill Harper as a guy addicted to pornography, whose sex-filled fantasy world is turned on its head when he meets ...

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    ‘Young Adult’ Soundtrack Goes '90s Alt-Rock Heavy, Arrives December 6

    Details of the "Young Adult" soundtrack have arrived. Jason Reitman's follow-up to "Up In The Air," his fourth feature centers on a damaged and divorced young adult fiction writer (Charlize Theron) who returns to her home in small-town Minnesota, looking to rekindle a ro...

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