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    Frame By Frame: Senior Programmer Shari Frilot Lists 12 Groundbreaking Projects from the Sundance Film Festival and New Frontier

    Shari Frilot, senior film programmer of the Sundance Film Festival and chief curator of the Sundance New Frontier program, curates a list of groundbreaking projects to come through the Festival, as well as projects that represent what New Frontier is about and the range of works that they show.

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    Now That It's Finally Premiered on Television, Let's Talk 'Middle Of Nowhere'...

    Why it took so long for BET to air it, and why it has never been on DVD/VOD, since its 2012 theatrical release, is an entirely different discussion.

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    BET Premieres Ava DuVernay's Sundance Winning Drama 'Middle of Nowhere' Saturday Night (8/2)

    Its BET premiere on August 2 will mark its first ancillary release since its 2012 theatrical run, which should be music to the ears of many of you who still haven't seen the acclaimed drama.

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    Interview: Tessa Thompson Talks Emotionally Charged Scenes in 'Selma,' Becoming an Indie Poster Child w/'Dear White People,' & More

    It's a busy time for Tessa Thompson, who appears in two much-discussed films being released later this year, Ava DuVernay's sweeping Civil Rights drama, "Selma," and Justin Simien's highly anticipated racial satire "Dear White People."

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    PBS Preview: Six New 'Makers' Documentaries Focus on Groundbreaking Women

    PBS announces a new fall "Makers" series spotlighting groundbreaking women in six areas: Comedy, Hollywood, Space, Politics, Business and War.

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    BET Moves Premiere Date for Ava DuVernay's Sundance Winning Drama 'Middle of Nowhere' to August

    Its BET premiere on August 2 will mark its first ancillary release since its 2012 theatrical run, which should be music to the ears of many of you who still haven't seen the acclaimed drama.

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    WATCH: Academy Videos of 'Originals’ Focus on Craft (VIDEO)

    Taking advantage of the power of online media, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is opening up and sharing. Their new web documentary series “Academy Originals” uses “the expertise of the organization’s more than 6,000 members” to focus on the creative process, seminal moments in film ...

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    The Big O: 2015 Oscar Preview: Expect Reese to Rise Again and a Woman to Crash the Directing Category

    Angelina Jolie and Ava Duvernay are both prime candidates to become the fifth female director nominated for an Oscar.

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    FIRST LOOK: Ava DuVernay's MLK Biopic 'Selma' Headed for Awards Season

    When Paramount Pictures and Pathé announced earlier this month that "Selma," Ava DuVernay's Martin Luther King, Jr. film would be released on Christmas Day, they set award prognosticating tongues wagging.

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