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Sundance 2017 Filmmaker Interview: Stanley Nelson (Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities)

Sundance 2017 Filmmaker Interview: Stanley Nelson (Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities)

‘Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ spans 170 years of American history. The two-hour film and multi-platform project by award-winning documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson, explores the pivotal role HBCUs have played in the ascent of African-Americans and their families – from slavery to the present day. The film

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Tribeca 2017 To World Premiere Clive Davis Documentary At Radio City

Documentary Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives is set to open the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. Based on Davis’ 2013 bestselling autobiography, the film chronicles the historic influence of “The Man with the Golden Ears,” in a compelling and riveting journey. The film examines how Davis rocketed to the top of the bare-knuckles music industry, repeatedly

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Slamdance 2017 Interview: Jamie Greenberg (Future ‘38)

Transported to the year 2018 AD, an American agent finds a strange world of silvery sky~scrapers and connected computers. Movies can be the sweetest escape, and Future ’38 delights wholeheartedly in their conventions, knowingly playing with language, colors, costumes and plot points, all in service of a joyful, time twisty take on a hero’s journey.

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Full SXSW 2017 Feature Film Lineup Unveiled

Running March 10-19, 2017, SXSW Film Festival will screen some 125 feature films will screen. Of these films, there will be 84 World Premieres, 11 North American Premieres, and 6 US Premieres, while the always admirable First-time filmmakers rate stands at 51 films. Of the full lineup, which you can find at the link below, a select  highlights include Baby

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Sundance 2017: Complete Winners

Set against a haze of protest, Sundance 2017 wrapped last weekend with a sleeper hit taking the top narrative prize, with intimate human stories prevailing throughout: U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic “I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore”  Directing Award: U.S. Dramatic “Beach Rats,” Eliza Hittman Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: U.S. Dramatic “Ingrid

New Terrence Malik To Open SXSW 2017

Quickly approaching, SXSW (March 10-19, 2017) has announced a handful of films set to play this year’s festival event with the latest from Terrence Malik set to open things. The Austin set music drama will also join Eshom and Ian Nelms’ hybrid action thriller, Small Town Crime, Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen’s lyrical portrait of a tiny hill

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