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    A Few Hours Left To Get Nefertite Nguvu's "In The Morning" To The Kickstarter Finish Line

    Come on people. So many times-- on this site especially-- we talk about how much we crave good filmmaking that tells stories of the black experience and of black love. Here's our chance to help director Nefertite Nguvu satisfy those cravings with her feature film In The Morning.

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    Kickstarter Campaign and Trailer for "Elder's Corner" Documentary About Music Icons in Nigeria

    The documentary Elder's Corner is created by SIJI, a singer, songwriter, producer and filmmaker born in the UK to Nigerian parents. The project, shot in some of Nigeria's urban cities, has raised $5,380 from their $20,000 with 31 days left to go.

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    Kickstarter Campaign and Trailer: Documentary About African Open Air Markets "Merkato"

    A documentary film project by Sosena Solomon, Merkato, has raised $5,240 of the $12,000 goal through their Kickstarter Campaign, which has 11 days left to go. The documentary was shot in the open air markets of the streets of Addis Ababa, Ehiopia.

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    Docs On Nigeria's Musical Heroes & One Of The Largest & Oldest Open Air Markets In Africa (Funding)

    2 documentary projects that look very worthwhile to me, and that could really use your assistance in making them a reality.

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    Kickstarter Campaign: A Film Produced by Arthur Jafa About Love and Transitions "In The Morning"

    A narrative film by Nefertite Nguvu, In The Morning, is produced by Arthur Jafa, who will also serve as the Director of Photography. Jafa is known best for his cinematography work in Julie Dash's critically acclaimed Daughters of the Dust and Spike Lee's Crooklyn.

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    "The Great Migration Of The 21st Century" Starring Maya Angelou And Morgan Freeman Needs Your Help

    The recent influx of African Americans returning to the southern regions of the United States to live is examined by filmmaker Naimah Fuller in her upcoming documentary The Great Migration Of The 21st Century.

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    Watch Now: Trailer for "Dear Daddy" Documentary About Fatherless Young Women

    Thanks to S&A regular reader CareyCarey for bringing this to my attention. The feature-length documentary Dear Daddy by Janks Morton is currently raising funds through THIS Indiegogo campaign. The film has raised $8,227 of the $6,000 goal with 24 days left.

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    Kickstarter Campaign: "Pariah" Producer Nekisa Cooper's "Five Nights in Maine"

    Nekisa Cooper's critically acclaimed Pariah will be released in theaters this fall and will also screen at the Toronto Film Festival next month. However, Cooper has another project she's currently concentrating on along with cinematographer Bradford Young (Mississippi Damned, Restless City, Pariah, ...

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    Giancarlo Esposito On Next Film "This Is Your Death" + His Role As Crime Lord In "I, Alex Cross"

    A worthwhile listen... Giancarlo Esposito chats with local TV anchors in Albuquerque, New Mexico, about the Albuquerque Film Festival, an initiative he heads called Film For Change, his role in Breaking Bad, his process/method in tackling roles, and more... including what he's currently working on.....

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    "Awkward Black Girl" Is Extending Its Season & Needs Your Help! (Fundraising) 2 Weeks Left!

    You're familiar with the series; a lot of you have expressed your love for it; so, help a sistah out if you can. She's trying to raise $30,000 in 30 days! As of the time of this posting, she's raised $18,732. Nice! But she's got about another $11,300 to go with 2 weeks left. Watch the pitch below, a...

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