Category Archives: Urban Films

RLJ Entertainment Announces Acquisition of ‘Like Cotton Twines’ & ‘Knucklehead’ (Video)

RLJ Entertainment Announces Acquisition of ‘Like Cotton Twines’ & ‘Knucklehead’ (Video)

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*Following the 20th anniversary of the Urbanworld Film Festival, RLJ Entertainment is set to release Leila Djansi’s (Where Children Play) compelling new feature film, “Like Cotton Twines.” The film, which screened in the World Narrative Category at this year’s festival, follows Micah (Jay Ellis, The Game, HBO’s Insecure), an American volunteer who teaches in a […]

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Agent Hollywood – Screening at Ocean City Film Festival – Third Project of Imagination Lunchbox

Agent Hollywood – Screening at Ocean City Film Festival – Third Project of Imagination Lunchbox

 *Agent Hollywood, the third film project of film production company Imagination Lunchbox, LLC, will be screened at the Ocean City Film Festival on Sunday June 11, 2017. The total film festival will be held throughout the weekend from June 8 – 11th. Imagination Lunchbox is the company of Baltimore prodigy Anthony Michael Hobbs an award […]

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‘The Silent Killer: Prostate Cancer in the African American Community’ Fires-off Nationwide Screening at L.A. Film School June 13

‘The Silent Killer: Prostate Cancer in the African American Community’ Fires-off Nationwide Screening at L.A. Film School June 13

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*Blue Child Entertainment in conjunction with Jomani Entertainment, Edwards Media Group and LA Film School will present a formal screening of the documentary, The Silent Killer: Prostate Cancer in the African-American Community. The Los Angeles Screening and Q&A Panel discussion will take place on June 13th, 2017 at the LA Film School, 6353 Sunset Blvd., […]

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Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Festival Announces Winners from Spain and US

Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Festival Announces Winners from Spain and US

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* The first annual Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Festival (ILICFF) announced the winners of the short film competition, which screened 15 films from Spain, Japan, New Zealand, India and the USA. One of the ILICFF panelists, founder Anthony Michael Hobbs, offered inspiring filmmakers major advice, ‘Don’t dream, do it – like Nike say.” The event, […]

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Baltimore’s ‘ULMII’ National Talent Competition Dominated by Contemporary Gospel Rappers

Baltimore’s ‘ULMII’ National Talent Competition Dominated by Contemporary Gospel Rappers

*Held recently at Security Square Mall in Baltimore the 18th annual “Uplifting Minds II” (ULMII) entertainment conference’s national talent showcase competition was dominated by Gospel Rappers and Hip-Hop/R&B singers. The conference’s panel discussion turn into a one-on-one session with the experts for participants that came as far as Washington, DC. “This talent proves that Hip-Hop […]

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Ghosts Get the Last Laugh When ‘Ghost Brothers’ Return for All New Season (WATCH)

Ghosts Get the Last Laugh When ‘Ghost Brothers’ Return for All New Season (WATCH)

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*TLC is ready to be scared silly, announcing a new season of “Ghost Brothers” premiering during its Friday night supernatural strand. Featuring TV’s first African American ghost hunters, Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass, and Marcus Harvey are budding paranormal enthusiasts on a mission to find out if legendary haunted locations are the real deal. These charismatic characters […]

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Anthony Michael Hobbs’ Naga Pixie Screening at Festivals in Pennsylvania, Indiana, Virginia

Anthony Michael Hobbs’ Naga Pixie Screening at Festivals in Pennsylvania, Indiana, Virginia

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 *Protégée’ Anthony Michael Hobbs, a multi-awarding winning actor (with a prominent role as a young Frederick Douglass in the Emmy nominated documentary series “The Abolitionist”), is carving out a niche for himself as a filmmaker. Having already created three short films – two are already multi-award winning – to his credit. Anthony Michael Hobbs’ second […]

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‘Underground’ Brings Fans Documentary on Underground Railroad: ‘Breaking Free’

‘Underground’ Brings Fans Documentary on Underground Railroad: ‘Breaking Free’

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*In advance of the second season premiere of WGN America’s hit original series “Underground,” on Wednesday, March 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, fans are getting a chance to go behind the scenes with the cast and crew in an all new documentary, Breaking Free. Premiering Sunday, March 5 on WGN America, this half-hour special highlights […]

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Array Announces Heidi Saman’s ‘Namour’ Theatrical Tour

Array Announces Heidi Saman’s ‘Namour’ Theatrical Tour

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*The inclusive distribution collective Array is proud to announce  the national theatrical screening tour of Egyptian-American filmmaker Heidi Saman’s Namour. The 2016 LAFF’s LA Muse Award winner and Arab Film Festival Official Selection, Namour will debut on screens beginning March 1st nationwide including New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington DC,  Atlanta,  Houston, Chapel Hill, Seattle and […]

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Turner and American Black Film Festival to Launch New Writing Contest

Turner and American Black Film Festival to Launch New Writing Contest

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*Turner Also Plans Executive Skills Session for June 14-18 Festival, Kicking Off Three-Year Agreement to Support ABFF as Premier Sponsor Global media company Turner is partnering with the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) on a new writing contest designed to discover fresh writing talent from racially diverse backgrounds. Writing Contest Through the ABFF & Turner […]

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