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[Watch] Sundance Film Festival Highlights

TV series Underground took center stage this past weekend

From January 22–February 1, 2016, film enthusiasts from around the world are gathering in Park…

By Kandia Johnson

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Ten Facts about Nas

Nas Executive Producing Erykah Badu Film

Movie will premier at Sundance in January

Super soul icon Erykah Badu is releasing an indie drama called “The Land” and has…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Amin Joseph of the movie "Dope"

2015 Sundance Film Festival: The Year of Dope

Projects by Pras Michel and Shaka King bring diversity to this year's showcase of independent films

Each year, tens of thousands of people flock to the Sundance Film Festival for a…

By Aniesia Williams

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Isaiah Washington Plays the D.C. Sniper in ‘Blue Caprice’

'Blue Caprice' is a new film about the D.C. Sniper case

Former Grey’s Anatomy star Isiah Washington returns to the big screen in new biopic

By Makkada B. Selah

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First-time Black Filmmaker Wins Grand Jury Prize at Sundance

Ryan Coogler is a 26-year-old filmmaker from Oakland, California

Black filmmakers takes home the biggest prize at Sundance

By Makkada B. Selah

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Anita Hill Documentary to Premiere at Sundance

Story of the sexual harassment accusation against Justice Clarence Thomas told on film

The infamous sexual harassment claim made against Justice Clarence Thomas by Anita Hill is made…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Sundance Film Review: ‘Middle of Nowhere’

Check out the review of this much talked about film.

Check out the review of this much talked about film.

By Sasha King

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The Future of Black History: Film Director Ava DuVernay

The bold entrepreneur goes from film publicist to the first black woman to win the Best Director award at the Sundance film festival

Ava DuVernay, former publicist and Sundance’s first-black-woman-award-winning director, chats new horizons in Hollywood

By Gil Robertson

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Ava DuVernay Becomes First Black Woman to Win Best Director at Sundance

Veteran industry executive wins big at Sundance 2012

Ava DuVernay became the first African-American woman to win the U.S. Directing Award for her…

By Sade K. Muhammad

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Actress Adepero Oduye (right) as "Alike" in director Dee Rees' "Pariah"

Writer/Director Dee Rees Talks ‘Pariah’ & National Coming Out Day

The filmmaker’s coming-of-age drama reflects some personal experiences and struggles coming into her sexuality

Drawing from personal experiences, Dee Rees directs Pariah, the critically-acclaimed coming of age story of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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DuVernay with I Will Follow star Salli Richardson-Whitfield  (Marcia Wade Talbert)

Filmmaker Takes AFFRM-ative Action to Promote Black Cinema

Ava DuVernay unites black film festivals to encourage national releases of more movies for us and by us

DuVernay with I Will Follow star Salli Richardson-Whitfield (Marcia Wade Talbert)
Ava DuVernay has accomplished three…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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America Ferrera

Actress America Ferrera attends the premiere of “The Dry Land” during the 2010 Sundance Film…

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Sundance Aims Indie Films Beyond Festival Confines

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The prestige of a director who makes it into the…

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