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    Watch: Sundance Stoner Dramedy 'Newlyweeds' Shows Highs and Lows of Love in New Trailer

    Phase 4 Films has just released the first trailer for Sundance entry, "Newlyweeds," director Shaka King's feature debut. Part romantic comedy, part stoner comedy, and all heart, the film premiered in Park City before hitting the BAMcinemaFest in Brooklyn this June. Amari Cheatom ("Django Unchained")...

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    'Newlyweed' Director Shaka King's Next - 'Liquid Courage' - Is An SFFS/Hearst Grant Finalist

    Earlier this week the San Francisco Film Society announced the eight finalists for the 5th annual SFFS / Hearst Screenwriting Grant - a $15,000 award for a screenwriter who has been practicing for at least 5 years, and who has previously written a minimum of one feature screenplay.

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    Watch New Footage From Shaka King's Stoner Dramedy 'Newlyweeds'

    It's not much (about 25 seconds), but I just happened to catch the below MSNBC interview with director Shaka King, speaking with Chris Matthews about an unfair judicial system that has put large numbers of black men behind bars on minor drug offenses.

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    Exclusive: Phase 4 Films Will Open Shaka King's 'Newlyweeds' September 18, At Film Forum

    Following its acquisition of Shaka King's dramedy Newlyweeds, which made its world premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival, in the NEXT <=> section, S&A has learned exclusively that Phase 4 Films will open the crowd-pleaser on September 18, 2013, at Film Forum theaters in New York...

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    Sundance 2013: Phase 4 Films Pockets Shaka King's 'Newlyweeds'

    Phase 4 Films has acquired North American rights to Shaka King’s feature debut “Newlyweeds,” which had its world premiere in the Sundance Film Festival’s NEXT <=> section last week. The company plans a day-and-date theatrical and VOD release this summer.

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    So What's It Like To Have Your Film Premiere At Sundance?

    In case you haven't noticed, we've been posting lots of Sundance Film Festival news; of course, it's the first major film event of the year, which takes place every January.

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    Director Shaka King Talks 'Newlyweeds' + Watch First Footage From The Film

    As a recap... a strong cast leads Newlyweeds, described by the filmmaker as a gritty, stoner romantic dramedy that stars Amari Cheatom and newcomer Trae Harris, in addition to Isiah Whitlock, Colman Domingo, Tonya Pinkins, Diane Neal, Adrian Mar...

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    Sundance 2013: Behind the Scenes as 'Newlyweeds' Does the Sundance Scramble

    A Sunday sound mix provides a window on the last-minute scrambling many filmmakers go through in the dash to complete their works ahead of screenings for public audiences.

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