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    Why Black Indie Filmmakers Matter (And How You Can Support Them)

    Let's be honest: Historically, the majority of black films produced each year have not come from Hollywood.

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    FUTURES | "Night Catches Us" Director Tanya Hamilton

    Born in Jamaica and raised in Maryland, director/writer Tanya Hamilton used what she knew best to craft her debut feature, "Night Catches Us." Inspired by her mother's close friend who in 1965 took part in organizing a sit-in at the White House in protest of the violence in Selma, Alabama, Hamilton ...

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    "Night Catches Us" Among High Profile Films Slated for Savannah 2010

    Among the high profile films slated for competition this year at the 2010 Savannah Film Festival are Tanya Hamilton's "Night Catches Us," a new short from Academy Award-nominee Bill Plympton, and Nick Moran's "The Kid" starring Rupert Friend and Natascha McElhone. The festival, hosted by the Savanna...

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    Kerry Washington Owns This Year's Urbanworld Film Festival

    Actress Kerry Washington is poised to own this year's 14th annual Urbanworld Film Festival, presented by BET Networks. Not only will she serve as the festival's ambassador, but she plays the lead in Tanya Hamilton's "Night Catches Us," which is slated to open the festival, that runs from September 1...

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    Sundance '10 | Director Tanya Hamilton's "Night Catches Us" Cuts Close to Home

    Director and writer Tanya Hamilton has nabbed some big industry names for her debut "Night Catches Us". The film stars Anthony Mackie (riding high on the success of "The Hurt Locker"), Independent Spirit Award nominee Kerry Washington, and features original music by The Roots.

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