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08 Sep. 2016

39th Mill Valley Film Festival


LA LA LAND and ARRIVAL TO OPEN 39TH MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL October 6 – 16, 2016 The 39th year, the Mill Valley Film Festival, presented by the California Film Institute, announced the official Opening Night selections for 2016 are the Lionsgate release La La Land, and Paramount Pictures’ Arrival. Both films are fresh from their […]

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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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21 Jun. 2015

Teen classic scores in theaters


Forest Whitaker’s DOPE opens strong at box office; the Academy Award winning actor produced the teen classic. Synopsis: Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could […]

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27 Feb. 2014

Sanaa Lathan, trouble in paradise


When extreme grief drives an estranged father to the dark side, he loses his grip on reality, seeking repentance Years after a drunken car crash that almost took his life, Tommy Carter (Anthony Mackie) has reinvented himself as a therapist/spiritual advisor who advocates a synthesis of world religions and positivity. He has parlayed this vocation […]

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24 Feb. 2014

Strong Year for 2014 NAACP Image Awards


                      Congratulations to all of the nominees and winners of the 2014 NAACP Image Awards, among them: Forest Whitaker (Lee Daniels’ “The Butler”) Angela Bassett (“Black Nativity”) Steve McQueen (Director, “12 Years A Slave”) Regina King (TV Drama “Southland”) Wendy Raquel Robinson (TV Comedy “The […]

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17 Nov. 2013

Forest Whitaker, another banner year


  He walks the talk. Oscar winner Forest Whitaker (Last King of Scotland) is a man of intellect, charm, integrity and talent– evidenced by an enviable Hollywood career–undisputable on any level. Armed with the chops to act, direct, produce and sing, Whitaker is a multi-hyphenate whose reputation serves many in Hollywood: one who not only […]

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16 Jun. 2013

Wild with Happy, now through June 30


Colman Domingo is wild about life and happy with his choices The San Francisco Bay Area has long celebrated the unforgettable theatrical performances of Colman Domingo. In recent years, he starred off-Broadway in the 2012 revival of Athol Fugard’s Blood Knot, directed by the author. He was nominated for a 2011 Tony Award for Best […]

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