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Posts Tagged ‘Fox Searchlight’

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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26 Jan. 2015

Molly Shannon in new film


The January gathering in Park City, Utah has yielded a deal from Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Nancy Utley and Stephen Gilula partnering with Indian Paintbrush for worldwide distribution on the poignant coming of age story ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL, which received a standing ovation following its Sundance Film Festival debut. The film […]

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31 Aug. 2014

BELLE lives on, now on DVD


  BELLE–directed by Amma Asante and written by Misan Sagay–is said to be inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Born of an African slave mother and rich white father, forbidden to openly express their love for each other, Belle is raised by […]

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06 Aug. 2014

CALVARY’s redemption


A cast of formidable characters, rich and intoxicating, CALVARY offers a close examination of unrepentant sin and unconditional forgiveness. Father James (Brendan Gleeson) is a good priest who is faced with troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter (Kelly Reilly) and to […]

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04 Nov. 2013

Singing a new song!


The new movie, BLACK NATIVITY, a musical interpretation of playwright Langston Hughes’ 1960s classic tale of Jesus’ birth–performed in holiday pageants across the country for decades–gets a fresh contemporary veneer. FOX Searchlight’s big screen version opening November 27th is a stylized account of a family in turmoil, in the discerning hands of filmmaker Kasi Lemmons (Eve’s […]

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26 Oct. 2013

Chiwetel Ejiofor’s transformation


You may never be the same after seeing the new movie, 12 Years A Slave, based on a true story about a free black man, Solomon Northup, tricked into slavery in the 1800’s. Yes, the story is overwhelming but the bravery and tenacity displayed by Northup delivered via an amazing portrayal by Chiwetel Ejiofor ushered […]

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12 Oct. 2013

Alfre Woodard’s journey


Alfre Woodard’s refining quality, patina for 12 YEARS A SLAVE The new movie “12 Years A Slave” is based on a true story; not for the weak-kneed or those in denial about particularly unkind annals of American life.  Yet this story is one of unflinching resolve, preservation of human dignity and the fight for justice, […]

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24 Sep. 2013

Love in flight, BAGGAGE CLAIM arrives, Sept. 27


Celebrated playwright and filmmaker David E. Talbert (A WOMAN LIKE THAT, THE FABRIC OF A MAN, FIRST SUNDAY) knows a thing or two about love and relationships. Now, basking in a solid loving marriage with an adorable bouncing baby boy, before Talbert landed in Loveland with life partner in business and romance, Lyn Sisson-Talbert, the […]

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16 Sep. 2013

BAGGAGE CLAIM’s Derek Luke


Young or old everyone has baggage, emotional baggage, that is. The new romantic comedy from the pen of acclaimed author and playwright David E. Talbert weaves such a tale of girl-seeking-boy for lifetime commitment in BAGGAGE CLAIM.  Starring Paula Patton (Jumping the Broom, Just Wright), Derek Luke (Notorious, Antwone Fisher), Jenifer Lewis (Not Easily Broken, […]

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