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    Fourth annual New Voices in Black Cinema festival at BAMcinématek Announces Lineup

    Black independent films have become much more prominent in recent years, and credit is partially due to the New Voices in Black Cinema Festival, presented by BAMcinématek and now entering into its fourth year. The festival, co-presented by the Fort Greene-based ActNow Foundation, will run from Thurs...

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    'Go For Sisters' Expands To Atlanta, Albuquerque, Columbus, Santa Fe, San Diego, Lake Worth Today

    'Go For Sisters' Expands To Atlanta, Albuquerque, Columbus, Santa Fe, San Diego, Lake Worth Today

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    Indie Icon John Sayles Insists on His Right to Make a Black Female Buddy Picture If He Wants To ('Go for Sisters' TRAILER)

    Mexican border noir "Go For Sisters," the latest emphatically idiosyncratic self-financed original from indie icon John Sayles, is finally hitting theaters in New York and Los Angeles this month, followed by a slow rollout through the rest of the country. (DVDs are available for pre-order on the VHX...

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    Interview: Yolonda Ross, LisaGay Hamilton Talk Work & Artistry in 'Go For Sisters' (Opens Friday)

    Hamilton and Ross made time to chat briefly with me in what started as an interview about the film and ended as a conversation about artistry in general, and the choices that actors and others make to sustain themselves creatively.

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    5 Films About Real-Life Sporting Controversies

    It will surprise exactly no one to learn that few of us here at the Playlist ever sat at the jocks’ table in high school and only a very few of really count ourselves as major sports fans. However there are aspects of modern sporting culture that, whether or not we find ourselves transfixed by the s...

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    John Sayles Self-Financed 'Go For Sisters,' Paints Gloomy Portrait Of Indie Filmmaking, More...

    John Sayles Self-Financed 'Go For Sisters,' Paints Gloomy Portrait Of Indie Filmmaking, More...

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    Watch: New Trailer for John Sayles' 'Go For Sisters'

    Independent filmmaker John Sayles returns to crime thriller territory with his upcoming film "Go For Sisters." Check out the new trailer.

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    Morelia Film Festival: Too Many Mexican Movies Day, plus John Sayles' 'Go For Sisters'

    "Go For Sisters," the new movie from John Sayles, boasts a cast that includes Edward James Olmos, who's here in Morelia and popular with the crowd, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Yolonda Ross, Harold Perrineau, Isaiah Washington, and Hector Elizondo. Hamilton is a parole officer who gets her old friend and new ...

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    Taylor Swift & Alison Pill Being Lined Up To Play Joni Mitchell & Carole King In 'Girls Like Us'

    Casting anybody in the roles of the legendary Joni Mitchell and Carole King was always going to be a difficult task, but these choices -- well, one in particular -- will be sure to draw some interesting scrutiny and controversy.

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    John Sayles Talks The Politics Of 'Amigo' & Working With A Filipino Cast

    John Sayles' latest feature, "Amigo," is an intriguing moral fable, marrying historical narrative with a fictionalized tale that takes us on an emotional journey with those on both sides of a conflict. The background is the Philippine–American War of the early 20th century, a well-documented but not widely known (it certainly was skimmed over in our history classes) attempt to "win hearts and minds" of Filipinos. The "amigo" of the title refers to Rafael (Joel Torre), a cabeza (head) of a barrio whose initially envious position becomes his downfall when the Americans unceremoniously occupy the village and attempt to root out guerilla fighters...

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