Category Archives: Urban Films

Bob Johnson’s RLJE Films Acquires ‘Brawl in Cell Block 99’ Starring Vince Vaughn

Bob Johnson’s RLJE Films Acquires ‘Brawl in Cell Block 99’ Starring Vince Vaughn

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*RLJE Films, a brand of RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE), has acquired all North American rights to the highly anticipated film “Brawl in Cell Block 99.” After the successful collaboration on the critically acclaimed western Bone Tomahawk, RLJE Films, writer/director S. Craig Zahler, producers Jack Heller from Assemble Media and Dallas Sonnier from Cinestate, unite with IMG Films, on this action-packed film. Los Angeles-based XYZ Films […]

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‘Boy Bye’ Black Romantic Drama Coming to Netflix

‘Boy Bye’ Black Romantic Drama Coming to Netflix

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*TV/film producer Louis Arriola has a lot to be proud of this year. As the founder of NYLA Production he has witnessed every one of his films make an indelible mark on the silver screen. His production company, NYLA Production continues to mimic his mission of greatness. “Solidifying the Netflix deals lets me know that […]

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Black Film Festival Spotlights Pitch Perfect Sessions

Black Film Festival Spotlights Pitch Perfect Sessions

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*The Capital City Black Film Festival (CCBFF) today announced the premiere of the first full episode of OWN’s new docu-series Black Love and spotlight documentary COPWATCH. The four episode docu-series, Black Love, from filmmakers and real-life married couple Codie Elaine Oliver and Tommy Oliver (The Perfect Guy) and Confluential Films, will screen at CCBFF on Friday, August 18th at 5pm. Black […]

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Prodigy Filmmaker Anthony Hobbs’ Agent Hollywood Screening at Blackstar Film Fest in August

Prodigy Filmmaker Anthony Hobbs’ Agent Hollywood Screening at Blackstar Film Fest in August

 *Baltimore’s own award winning prodigy actor and filmmaker Anthony Michael Hobbs’ third project Agent Hollywood is to be screened at the Blackstar Film Fest in Philadelphia, PA August 3 – 6, 2017. The 15 minute short film is released through his company Imagination Lunchbox, LLC. Twelve year old Hobbs wrote, produced and directed Agent Hollywood […]

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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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