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    S&A 'Frame By Frame' Series Continues with Film Composer Kathryn Bostic ('Middle of Nowhere,' 'The New Black,' 'Dear White People')

    I think the biggest thing that directors have to have in their relationship with a composer is trust; they have to know that you can translate what's in their mind to a musical language that works for their film and for this reason, communication is extremely important.

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    Last Day To See Yoruba Richen's Multiple Award-Winning 'The New Black' At Film Forum!

    Last Day To See Yoruba Richen's Multiple Award-Winning 'The New Black' At Film Forum!

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    Interview: Yoruba Richen On Intersectionality of Race, Sexuality in 'The New Black' (At Film Forum)

    Interview: Director Yoruba Richen On Intersectionality of Race, Sexuality in 'The New Black' (At Film Forum)

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    Review: 'The New Black' Offers Complex Portrait of Black Same-Sex Marriage Debate (Now In Theaters)

    Review: 'The New Black' Offers Complex Portrait of Black Same-Sex Marriage Debate (Now In Theaters)

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    At Least Five Oscar-Qualifying Documentaries This Year Were Directed by Black Women - Are You Watching?

    This year, there are at least five feature length documentaries directed by black women qualifying for Academy Award consideration...

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    Women Win at Urbanworld Film Festival

    The 17th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival, sponsored by BET, was held in New York from September 18-22. They screened 60 films this year--including 4 world premieres and 2 U.S. premieres. Urbanworld is the largest internationally competitive festival for independent film by and about people of color....

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    Trailer Watch: The New Black - Directed by Yoruba Richen

    In honor of a historic day in American history, we bring you the new trailer for Yoruba Richen's documentary The New Black which just won the AFI Docs Film Festival Audience Award and played at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The whole team from Women and Hollywood has seen the film and are big fans.

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    Watch Guggenheim fellow Yoruba Richen's Short Doc On The Black Vote For Gay Marriage

    A short doc from filmmaker Yoruba Richen - a name we've mentioned quite often on this site; most recently, she was honored with the Creative Promise Award at Tribeca All Access for her upcoming new documentary, The New Black, which explores "the complicated histories of the African Ame...

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