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SEE IT: “Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986″

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With Jessie Maple’s “Will, ” William Greaves’ “Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One,” and the theatrical premiere of Kathleen Collins’ “Losing Ground” (Feb. 6-19 @FilmLinc in NYC)

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REVIEW: Céline Sciamma’s “Girlhood”

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Potent performances and swift storytelling make #Girlhood an early must-see

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REVIEW: Abderrahmane Sissako’s “TIMBUKTU”

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Tender, engaging, and accessible “Timbuktu” is a return to masterful filmmaking

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African-Diaspora Films to See in 2015 (pt. 1)

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See our list for great films for 2015 w/ @FGaryGray’s #StraightOuttaCompton, #GirlHood, & @Usher as Sugar Ray Leonard

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DOC NYC review: BROTHERS OF THE BLACK LIST

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“Brothers of the Black List” unfolds the story of the longest litigated civil rights case in American history

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Interview: ‘LITTLE WHITE LIE’ director Lacey Schwartz

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@LaceySchwartz shares all about her family secrets, race, denial, and healing in her documentary @LWLfilm

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DOC NYC review: ‘RUBBLE KINGS’

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@RubbleKings is a one-stop education into the harsh reality of 1970’s inner-city NYC – screens at @DOCNYCfest

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DOC NYC review: ‘LITTLE WHITE LIE’

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@LWLfilm analyzes and exposes deep family secrets & identity for filmmaker @LaceySchwartz cc @DOCNYCfest

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Documentary ‘TRUE SON’ Brings Hope to Inner City Politics

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“You can be a 22 year old from Southside Stockton with a father in jail and mother who had you as a teenager, and still have a seat at the table.”

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SEE IT: Newly restored cult favorite ‘Stations of the Elevated’–Oct 17—23

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@BAMcinematek presents the under-appreciated graffiti-bombed NYC train classic

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