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‘Thina Sobabili’ selected as South Africa’s Oscars entry
September 30, 2015
Thina Sobabili, a film by Ernest Nkosi, has been confirmed as South Africa’s official entry for consideration into the Annual Academy Awards’ (Oscars) Best Foreign Language Film category. The South African Academy Award selection committee and the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) made the announcement after intensive deliberations. If the film is approved by the Oscars Academy Award selection committee, it will move forward to the next step of the Oscars selection process. ... read more »
Award-Winning Filmmaker Discusses Kickstarter Campaign for Emmett Till Biopic
September 3, 2015
Producer Keith Beauchamp is no stranger to the violent and unjust history of Emmett Till.
It was his Emmy-nominated film, The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till, which prompted the U.S. Justice Department to reopen the case in 2004. Since his production of Untold Keith has worked closely with the FBI, specifically its Civil Rights Cold Case Initiative, producing documentaries on other unsolved civil rights murders as the Executive Producer and Host of Investigation Discovery’s (ID) crime reality series, “The Injustice Files.”
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Sanaa Lathan to produce and star in Omar Tyree’s ‘Flyy Girl’
June 25, 2015
Sanaa Lathan will executive produce and star in the film adaptation of Omar Tyree’s classic book trilogy, “Flyy Girl”.
Lathan, who partnered with Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films to produce the film, will play the lead role of beautiful, smart and spoiled Tracey Ellison.
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