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Inspiration

30 Nov. 2016

Julie Dash on blazing trails, female directors then and now


The current age of well-known female film directors courses amid topical conversation—namely, Ava Duvernay (“Selma”), Sanaa Hamri (“Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants”), Mira Nair (“Mississippi Masala”), Dee Rees (“Pariah”), Sofia Coppola (“Lost in Translation”), Kasi Lemmons (“Talk To Me”), Lisa Cholodenka (“The Kids Are All Right”), and Debra Martin Chase (“The Princess Diaries”) among others. […]

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06 Oct. 2016

Ava Duvernay’s “13th” at SF Doc Film Fest November 4


“13th” released on Netflix Oct. 7th         The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary, 13TH, refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” The […]

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29 Sep. 2016

Jeffrey Katzenberg immortalized


What a way to celebrate, Jeffrey Katzenberg immortalized during hand and footprint ceremony in Hollywood. Film executive Jeffrey Katzenberg (The Prince of Egypt, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, Shrek I & II), placed his hands and feet in cement for installation on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at the TCL Chinese Theatre amid industry friends […]

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26 Sep. 2016

New movie seeks to “get out the vote”


FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES announces in-theatre Voter Registration Initiative for release of ‘THE BIRTH OF A NATION’ To support National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, Fox Searchlight Pictures will be launching a Nationwide Voter Registration initiative to encourage Americans to register to vote. Fox Searchlight has aligned with theater chains and voting partners, […]

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15 Sep. 2016

In Conversation—Hillsong Band transforms through worship


The world is pleading for harmony in mass proportion–GOD is answering that prayer through the transformative power of a group of friends, teenagers who met at their church’s youth group a number of years ago, now heralded around the globe. The music of Hillsong UNITED, born out of Sydney Australia’s Hillsong Church takes center stage […]

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23 Aug. 2016

Obamas’ love potion on film, first date chemistry, gets smiles on GMA


The much anticipated film that tells the beginning love story of US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hits theaters August 26. Inspired by accounts of the first couple’s first date, Richard Tanne’s romantic and intimate directorial debut Southside With You brings audiences along for the ride as charming first-year law associate Barack […]

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19 Aug. 2016

ROOTS on Blu-ray™ and DVD August 23


A powerful reimagining of the essential American story, HISTORY’s Roots arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) August 23 from Lionsgate. Debuting this past Memorial Day, the premiere episode of Roots was watched by 14.4 million total linear viewers over the course of all premiere week telecasts. Based on the Alex Haley […]

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15 Aug. 2016

3rd Annual Singles Conference, September


SAVED, SINGLE, SATISFIED OR SEARCHING Bishop Marvin L. Sapp has been nominated for a Dove Award for his 10th album You Shall Live in the Best Contemporary Gospel Album category. Sapp previously won the 2011 Dove Award for Best Contemporary Gospel Song of the Year (“The Best in Me”). The renowned Gospel singer and preacher […]

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28 Jul. 2016

Global United Fellowship heads to North Carolina in 2017


The glory of God shone round about them in Baltimore MD, when the third annual (GUF) Global United Fellowship’s 2016 Gathering led by Presiding Prelate Bishop Neil C. Ellis (Sr. Pastor of Mount Tabor Church in Nassau, Bahamas) named four new bishops in a holy spirit led Episcopal Consecration service during the  July  Gathering. Committed […]

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