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    ArtMattan Films Remembers Senegalese Filmmaker Khady Sylla (1963-2013)

    African women filmmakers have a very hard time to have a voice in the concert of voices that today resonate in African cinema. The names of Safi Faye, Fanta Nacro, Khady Sylla, Wanuri Kahiu, Ana Lisboa, Nadia El Fani and many more are not well known. However, many of them have a body of work that is...

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    'Queen Margot' Filmmaker Patrice Chéreau Dies at 68

    Patrice Chéreau, the French filmmaker best known for the female fronted period dramas "Queen Margot" and "Gabrielle," has passed away today in Paris after succumbing to cancer. He was 68.

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    Herman Wallace (Angola 3) Dies After Prison Release. Feature Doc 'Herman's House' Tells His Story

    Herman Wallace who spent much of the last 41 years of his life behind bars, and in solitary confinement, has passed away, losing his battle cancer. He was 71 years old.Wallace, one of the Angola 3 prisoners, had advanced liver cancer, and died on Friday morning in New Orleans.

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    Boxer Ken Norton Of ‘Mandingo' Fame And Glory Dead At 70

    Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton passed away today at the age of 70.

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    'Get Shorty,' 'Out of Sight' Author Elmore Leonard Dead at 87

    Elmore Leonard, the author best known in the film world for the feature adaptations of his works "Get Shorty," "Out of Sight," and "Rum Punch" (which was filmed as "Jackie Brown"), has passed away at 87, three weeks after suffering a stoke.

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    'Jim Kelly Takeover Day' In Chicago Saturday Aug. 17 - Film Screenings, Discussions & Martial Arts

    There are people still in shock, and mourning the all-too sudden and way too soon passing of martial arts legend and film star Jim Kelly.

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    Michael Jai White On The Passing Of Jim Kelly

    People around the world are still coming to grips with the shocking news today of the all-too-soon passing of martial arts film star and legend Jim Kelly.

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    SAD NEWS - Martial Arts Legend Jim Kelly Dies

    Yes I know it's a real shocker.

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    Cartoonist Draws Charming Tribute To Independent Theaters Using Text From Roger Ebert's Memoir

    Gavin Aung Than, a freelance cartoonist based in Melbourne Australia, has drawn a touching web cartoon tribute to independent film houses and film critic Roger Ebert. The piece follows an enthusiastic filmgoer on frequent visits to an independent movie theater throughout his long life. Than used act...

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    Randy Ostrow Speaks On The Passing of Filmmaker, Producer and Friend Stuart Kleinman

    Filmmaker and lawyer Stuart Kleinman passed away this Monday at the age of 57 of a heart attack in his New York home. After going to law school in the wake of a brief career in graphic design, Kleinman became Vice President of ICM and President of Jodie Foster's Egg Pictures, where his love of film ...

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