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Apollo Theater: Famed Venue Headlining Its Own Upcoming Film

“Empire” creator Lee Daniels has signed on to direct “The Apollo Theater Film Project,” a documentary that chronicles the history of New York’s famed Apollo Theater. The authorized documentary will capture the Apollo’s storied impact in shaping America’s music nationally; ...
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Made For TV: Miki Howard Movie Coming To TV One

R&B veteran Miki Howard will have her story depicted in a made-for-TV movie set to air on TV One for Black Music Month. According to ABC News Radio correspondent Karu F. Daniels, the film with the working title “Unsung: The ...
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UNIFY: New Online Video Streaming For Us By Us

There’s a new video streaming service coming and it’s for us, by us. That’s right, UNIFY, a one of a kind content streaming platform is launching Feb. 1, 2016 and boasts the largest collection of African-American centered TV shows, movies ...
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Foodie Film: New Documentary Captures Harlem Culinary History

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and Powerhouse Productions have partnered on a new documentary short film called, “Harlem on My Plate.” Presented by Citi, the movie was written, directed and produced by Rochelle Brown and Sonia Armstead ...
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Blessed Brunch: “War Room” Hosts DVD Launch In Harlem

To kick off the DVD/Blu-ray release of the hit Christian film “War Room,” Sony Pictures Home Entertainment hosted a brunch at the swanky Ginny’s Supper Club inside of celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson’s Red Rooster restaurant in Harlem. Hosted by New ...
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Viola Davis: Set To Play Harriet Tubman For HBO

Two-time Oscar nominee Viola Davis is set to play Harriet Tubman in a project being developed by HBO Films. The story of the activist who helped devise a system that allowed hundreds of slaves to escape to freedom via the ...
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Alicia Keys: Making A Movie About Bettye LaVette

In September of 2012, AlwaysAList.com wrote a story about soul singer Bettye LaVette’s riveting memoir, “A Woman Like Me” (Penguin Group). The spicy tome left no stone unturned, with juicy stories about LaVette’s fellow singers like Aretha Franklin (who she ...
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Dame Judi Dench: Ready For Her Love Scene With Johnny ...

She may be 80-years-old, but Dame Judi Dench’s libido has shown no signs of slowing down! Wondering how I know? Well, she’s got a thing for Golden Globe winner Johnny Depp. AlwaysAList.com flew to London to interview the British-bred thespian ...
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Best Man: Kevin Hart Is Groomsman For Hire In “Wedding ...

He may be a little guy, but Kevin Hart makes a big entrance. “The Chocolate Drop himself! I’m right here, guys,” he announced, walking into a room full of journalists at the swanky SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills. The red-hot ...
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REVIEW: Whitney Houston’s Love Story Depicted In Lifetime Movie

After Lifetime’s disastrous attempt at telling the story of the late R&B singer Aaliyah with the biopic, “Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B,” its no wonder that fans of late Whitney Houston shuddered with fear at the idea of the network ...