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Pan African Film Festival Highlights
Written by Pamela K. Johnson 29 February 2012
Neema Barnette addresses the crowd at Women Thou Art Loosed: On the Seventh Day, the closing film at the 2012 Pan African Film Festival. Photo Courtesy of Venus Bernardo PhotographyBlair Underwood and ... read more >>
Countdown to the Oscars®
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 February 2012
JAMES ARMSTRONG? Barber and Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement on the nominations of “The Help” and Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer as the best in their respective categories — and ... read more >>
84th Academy Awards ®Nominations Announced
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 27 January 2012
84th Academy Awards ®Nominations AnnouncedBy Joy ChildsContributing WriterNominations for the 84th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak ... read more >>
Yo! Ne-Yo!
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 27 January 2012
Yo! Ne-Yo!Ne-Yo  The “Red Tails” InterviewNEYO - AP NEYO - APBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing Writer Shaffer Chimere Smith, aka Ne-Yo, was born in Camden, Arkansas, but raised in Las Vegas, ... read more >>
'The Help' leads NAACP Image Award nominees
Written by Super User 27 January 2012
'The Help' leads NAACP Image Award nominees LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Help" has been served eight Image Award nominations.The adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's best-selling novel about black maids speaking ... read more >>
Occupy Red Tails was a success!!
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 26 January 2012
Red Tails Mixer packs The Rave Cafe' Black cinema enthusiasts, celebrities and local “who’s-who” showed up for the film. The mission was to “occupy” the RAVE Theater at the Howard Hughes Promenade ... read more >>
Opening this Week @ the Box Office (12-23-11)
Written by Super User 19 December 2011
OPENING THIS WEEK  Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun           By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing Writer  For movies opening December 23, 2011  BIG BUDGET FILMS The Adventures ... read more >>
Spike Lee and Eddie Murphy allies to star Marion Barry
Written by Yacine Simpore’ Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 17 December 2011
Eddie Murphy (Courtesy of New York Amsterdam News) Eddie Murphy will be back on the big screen again this year, this time playing a more serious role. He will join the cast of the new Spike Lee movie on ... read more >>
Top Ten DVD List for December 20th
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 17 December 2011
This Week’s DVD Releases Top Ten DVD List for December 20th               Midnight in Paris Beware of Christians Dolphin ... read more >>
Tyler Perry defends casting Kardashian in new film
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 November 2011
In this Sept. 13, 2011 file photo, TV Personality Kim Kardashian attends the Vera Wang 2012 Spring collection during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center in New York. Filmmaker Tyler Perry is defending ... read more >>
Author's letter is focal point in 'The Help' suit
Written by HOLBROOK MOHR (Associated Press) 26 August 2011
 In this Aug. 16, 2011 file photo, Ablene Cooper, a woman who works for the brother of author Kathryn Stockett, and her son Antonio Cooper, leave the Hinds County Courthouse in Jackson, Miss., expressesing ... read more >>
Indomina Group and Samuel L. Jackson team for first live action “Afro Samurai” film
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 August 2011
 Indomina Group and Samuel L. Jackson team for first live action “Afro Samurai” film  The Indomina Group and Jackson To Produce Feature Film Adaptation It was announced that The Indomina Group, ... read more >>
@ the Box Office (8/4/11 - 8/10/11)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 04 August 2011
OPENING THIS WEEK @ the Box Office Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun           By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing Writer  For movies opening August 5, 2011  BIG BUDGET FILMS The ... read more >>
Jeta Amata becomes first Nigerian to capture ABFF Grand Jury Prize
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2011
Amata Wins Best Screenplay for Niger Delta-The Story of Black GoldNigerian-born film director, producer and writer Jeta Amata became the first from his native country to capture the prestigious Grand ... read more >>
A South African Star is Born
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 16 July 2011
Khomotso Manyaka The "Life, Above All" Interview Khomotso Manyaka was born in 1996 in Elandsdoorn, South Africa, which is where she caught the eye of talent scouts while performing with a church choir. ... read more >>
Tupac Biopic Needs You
Written by 25 March 2011
The Tupac biopic being directed by Antoine Fuqua is experiencing a slow start since Morgan Creek and Universal Pictures, the production entities behind it, are having a hard time casting the movie. Specifically, ... read more >>
Sali’s Soliloquy
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 March 2011
Salli Richardson-Whitfield    The "I Will Follow" InterviewBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterBorn in Chicago on November 23, 1967, Salli Richardson-Whitfield burst onto the silver screen in ... read more >>
New book, Grammy museum exhibition honors hip-hop
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2011
An image released by Aria Multimedia Entertainment, shows the cover of 'Hip Hop: A Cultural Odyssey.' Through 420 pages, hundreds of photos and dozens of essays, the massive hardcover book takes readers ... read more >>
The Pan African Film Festival Set to Take Audiences Around the World
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2011
"35 and Ticking" By Russ Parr Selected as Opening Night FilmThe Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) is set to take audiences around the world in eight days and back home again with the premiere of "35 and ... read more >>
Quality Time with Nia
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 11 February 2011
By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing Writer Nia Long The "Mooz-Lum" InterviewNitara Carlynn Long was born in Brooklyn on October 30, 1970, but was raised mostly in South Central Los Angeles in the wake ... read more >>
Producer Cries out for Katrina Victims
Written by Brandon Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 14 January 2011
Ashley - Nicole Sherman Wendell Pierce Ashley-Nicole Sherman unveils a personal documentary based on Katrina victims’ experiences.  By Brandon I. Brooks Sentinel Entertainment Editor New Orleans was ... read more >>
@ the Box Office (12/30/10 – 1/5/11)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 31 December 2010
@ the Box Office (12/30/10 – 1/5/11)  OPENING THIS WEEK By Kam WilliamsFor movies opening December 31, 2010  BIG BUDGET FILMS None  INDEPENDENT & FOREIGN FILMS  Another Year (PG-13 for profanity) ... read more >>
This Week’s DVD Releases (12/30/10 – 1/5/11)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 31 December 2010
This Week’s DVD Releases (12/30/10 – 1/5/11)                                    By Kam Williams   The American And ... read more >>
Kerry Washington on everything from films to family to President Obama
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 03 December 2010
By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterKerry Washington The "For Colored Girls and Night Catches Us" InterviewWinner of the 2005 NAACP Image Award as the "Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture" for ... read more >>
Ava Has Arrived!
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 15 October 2010
Ava Duvernay, the “My Mic Sounds Nice” Interview By Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer has worked in the world of film as a marketer and publicist for more than 14 years, forming DVA Media ... read more >>

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