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    Cuba Gooding Jr. Joins Cast Of Ava DuVernay’s 'Selma' (And Maybe A Cannes Premiere?)

    Cuba Gooding Jr. has now joined the cast for one of 2015's most anticipated films

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    Filming Begins on Ava DuVernay's MLK Biopic 'Selma': Will We See It at Fall Fests?

    UPDATED: Paramount Pictures and Pathe have announced that principal photography has begun on director Ava DuVernay's Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic "Selma." Will we see it at the fall festivals?

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    Common Is On His Way To 'Selma' To Play Civil Rights Activist James Bevel

    Common Is On His Way To 'Selma' To Play Civil Rights Activist James Bevel

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    A Survey Of Recent Films Directed By Black Women, Released By Hollywood Studios After 'Belle's' Strong Opening

    Belle came out strong this past weekend, grossing over $104K playing on only four screens in LA and New York City, for a per screen average of $26,123. These are solid numbers considering it’s limited release by Fox Searchlight, and should bode well for its expansion into theaters across the country...

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    Exclusive: 'Killer Of Sheep' Star Henry G. Sanders Will Play Cager Lee In Ava DuVernay's 'Selma'

    Exclusive: 'Killer Of Sheep' Star Henry G. Sanders Cast As Cager Lee In Ava DuVernay's 'Selma

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    Ledisi Will Play Mahalia Jackson In Ava DuVernay's MLK Drama 'Selma'

    Ledisi Will Play Mahalia Jackson In Ava DuVernay's MLK Drama 'Selma'

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    Guest Post: Getting to the Finish Line

    "Vanishing Pearls" director Nailah Jefferson on finding a sisterhood on her journey to save the Oystermen of Pointe a la Hache.

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    Talented Cinematographer Bradford Young To Shoot Ava DuVernay's Upcoming Feature 'Selma'

    Talented Cinematographer Bradford Young To Shoot Ava DuVernay's Upcoming Feature 'Selma'

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    After the Oscar: Filmmakers Who Could Have a Director-Muse Relationship With Lupita Nyong'o

    What I’d love to see is Nyong’o become a muse to someone, to develop a longstanding relationship with a director on a series of projects that solidify both their careers.

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    Paramount to Distribute Ava DuVernay's Selma

    "Selma" is one of several MLK films currently in the works, but Deadline reports that Winfrey's participation is putting the production on the fast track.

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