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    Listen To Great Interview w/ Whitney Houston & Producer Debra Martin Chase On The "Sparkle" Remake

    Last November, a group of media outlets apparently spent an entire day on the Sparkle set, hald of which was reserved for interviews with the cast and crew, including Whitney Houston and producer Debra Martin Chase.

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    NVBC Festival 2012 Preview - Magical Realist Drama "Let's Stay Together" + Video Interview With Director

    Another highlight from the upcoming New Voices In Black Cinema Film Festival (NVBC) in Brooklyn, NY, is Let's Stay Together, directed by Joshua Bee Alafia - a work-in-progress screening the filmmaker describes as a work of magical realism. 

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    Exclusive! Neema Barnette Talks "On The 7th Day" Re-Writes, Casting Nicole Beharie + New Film on Boy Reincarnated as Dalai Lama

    Writer/director Neema Barnette’s enthusiasm for her latest directorial effort Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the Seventh Day was evident in our very candid and lively interview. On The Seventh Day, premiering at the Pan African Film Festival this month as the closing night film, will hit theaters t...

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    Author Chimamanda Adichie On Adaptation Of "Half Of A Yellow Sun": "I'm Not At All Involved In The Production"

    I know Tambay has been pursuing an interview with Chimamanda Adichie to talk about the controversy surrounding the casting of the film (I'm talking about Thandie Newton) that will be based on her book, but hasn't been able to lock one down he tells me. So I thought I would share this pi...

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    "Who Gets To Tell Our Stories" - Great Conversation On The Business Of Black Cinema w/ Tanya Steele

    Great WBAI radio conversation with filmmaker and former co-host Tanya Steele, a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, award-winning writer/filmmaker. The recording happened about 3 weeks ago.

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    A Shadow & Act Chat w/Pan African Film Festival Founder/Director Ayuko Babu

    The Pan African Film Festival begins this week in Los Angeles with an eclectic lineup of films from across the Diaspora scheduled to screen this year, its 20th anniversary by the way; and I'm looking forward to finally seeing a number of films we've covered here on S&A that'll b...

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    Angela Bassett Talks About Her Character In "This Means War" (Yes, She's In It)

    I'm not sure how many of you know that the upcoming spy/romance flick This Means War (which stars Chris Pine, Tom Hardy and Reese Witherspoon) was actually produced by Will Smith and his Overbrook Entertainment production company; AND that Angela Bassett has a supporting role in it as well.

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    Watch Denzel Washington Breaks Down His Sociopathic "Safe House" Character + New Footage

    I'm actually looking forward to this one; it opens next week Friday, but I'll be seeing it on Tuesday night, and will share my thoughts afterward. 

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    Wayne Brady Talks Staying Relevant, The Paul Mooney Joke That Offended Him and The Chappelle Show Sketch He Can't Seem To Shake

    Wayne Brady Talks Staying Relevant, The Paul Mooney Joke That Offended Him and The Chappelle Show Sketch He Can't Seem To Shake

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    Lenny Kravitz Talks "Hunger Games," Challenging Himself As An Actor, Plans To Direct, And More...

    If you haven't been paying attention, Lenny Kravitz's foray into acting isn't just some passing fancy; the man is serious about the craft and plans to stick with it for longer than a little while.

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