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    HRW Film Fest Review: 'The Homestretch' is a Penetrating Portrait of 3 Homeless Teens at Crossroads

    The devastation of watching these kids is realizing how much they have to give.

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    Human Rights Watch Film Fest Review: 'Out In the Night' Left Me Feeling Grateful for Those Who Fight for Their Own Justice, No Matter The Cost

    This film is necessary---it adds to a larger dialogue to the injustices of black men and women around the world, where retribution seems miles away; or designed for others who are seen as more deserving in the eyes of the law.

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    2014 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Kicks Off Tomorrow 6/19-22, w/ 12 World Premieres

    The 18th edition of the festival will open with "Think Like A Man Too," the sequel to 2012's box office smash, "Think Like A Man," directed by Tim Story, and produced by ABFF alum, Will Packer; and will close, on June 22, with Spike Lee's mysterious Kickstarter-funded project, "Da Sweet Blood Of Jes...

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    Lineup of More Than 30 Films Set for 3rd Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York (June 18-22)

    2014 festival lineup will feature more than 30 films from the Dominican Republic, as DFFNY continues to grow, and offer a platform for even more Dominican filmmakers.

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    Interview: Director Darius Clark Monroe Talks the 7 Years He Spent on 'Evolution of a Criminal' (At LAFF Today)

    It screens at the Los Angeles Film Festival today, June 16, at 2pm. See it!

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    12th Chicago African Diaspora International Film Festival Returns June 13-19 w/ a Strong Lineup of Films From Over a Dozen Countries

    This year's lineup includes a diverse group of diaspora films, as usual, including 14 works of both fiction and non-fiction, representing over a dozen countries around the world.

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    Complete Lineup for 15th Edition of Latinbeat - Annual Showcase for Contemporary Latin American Cinema

    Complete Lineup for the 15th Edition of Latinbeat - Premier Annual Showcase for Contemporary Cinema from Latin America

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    Documentary 'Black Panther Woman' Tells Tale of Little Known Australian Chapter of the Black Panther Party

    Marlene Cummins breaks a forty year silence to tell the story of her abuse in the Australian Black protest movement, to overcome her demons of today.

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    2014 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Announces Full Lineup - Including 12 World Premieres

    2014 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Announces Full Lineup - Including 12 World Premieres

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    Encounters: Africa’s Top Documentary Festival is Back in June for its 16th Edition

    This year’s selection echoes the current worldwide fascination with both Africa and South Africa, but challenges the hype of simplistic catchphrases like ‘Africa rising’ and ’20 years of democracy.’

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