Posts tagged "Sundance Film Festival"

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Nate Parker’s ‘Birth Of A Nation’ Receives A Standing Ovation At Sundance

After the screening of Nate Parker's Birth of Nation Sundance Film Festival film goers gave the film and cast a standing ovation that lasted through…

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Events and Festivals to Plan For in 2015

Now that the holidays are over and we no longer have to worry about purchasing gifts for other people, it's time invest in…

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Fresh Dressed: Nas Produced Fashion Doc To Premiere At Sundance Film Festival

Nas is going behind-the-camera for a forthcoming documentary that'll focus on fashion in Hip Hop. Titled "Fresh Dressed," the Sacha Jenkins-directed reel…

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#MustWatch: Sundance Film ‘Dear White People’ [Trailer]

Anyone tired of the "mammie in a fat suit" and intelligent yet "inherently evil" Black characters in cinema? Well this Sundance winner, Dear White People, is…

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Black History Month Spotlight: Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay is a producer, writer, director and distributor of independent films. She has received numerous awards for her work, including "Best Director" at the…

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‘Whiplash’ Wins Big At Sundance 2014

Whiplash was teh big winner at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, taking home two top honors -- the audience award and grand jury prize in…

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Lauryn Hill Narrates Sundance Documentary ‘Concerning Violence’ [Video]

Lauryn Hill may still have us waiting to hear her return album but that's not stopping her from associating her voice to other…

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Houston Rockets’ Jeremy Lin’s ‘Linsanity’ Doc To Premiere On October 4th

The almost unbelievable tale of former New York Knickerbocker, Jeremy Lin, made the city and the nation stand up in amazement. Now, the documentary film…

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Rashida Jones Inks Writing Deal with Warner Brothers

Photo Credit: Getty Images If there's one thing Rashida Jones has in common with her father Quincy, it's a hustler's spirit. The Parks and…

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Afrojack Performs Live at Sundance 2013 (VIDEO)

Afrojack brought his Dutch house beats and drops to Sundance 2013, performing at the Sol Republic Sundance party at Park City Live in Park City,…

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Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck on the Humble Beginnings of ‘Ain’t Them Bodies Saints’

Actors Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck play a love-torn couple in director David Lowery's Sundance 2013 film Ain't Them Bodies Saints. Some would call the…

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‘Fruitvale,’ ‘Blood Brother’ Win Big At Sundance Awards

While most were tuned into last night's Screen Actor Guild awards, indie fans were all atwitter over the Sundance Film Festival awards.

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Sundance 2013: Robert Rodriguez Made ‘El Mariachi’ With Lab Rat Money

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez returned to Sundance for the 'From the Collection' series, which brings back classic indie flicks to the film fest. His first feature…

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Sundance 2013: ‘Muscle Shoals’ Documentary Inspired By U-Turn on Epic Road Trip

Director Greg Camalier recounts the unexpected events that led him to create Muscle Shoals, a 2013 Sundance documentary premiere about the legendary small Alabama town…

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Sundance 2013: ‘The Spectacular Now,’ Starring Shailene Woodley, Among Fest’s First Acquired Films (VIDEO)

Inspired by the John Hughes and Cameron Crowe romantic comedies of the '80s, screenwriters Michael H. Weber and Scott Neustadter -- best known for their…

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Sundance 2013: Melanie Fiona Performs at ASCAP Cafe, Says Next LP Will Be “Organic”

Since releasing her 2009 debut The Bridge, R&B singer Melanie Fiona has won two Grammys and is up for another one this year for her…
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