Day: November 20, 2012

New Voices in Black Cinema Submission Deadline Ends Tomorrow

  Programmed by ActNow Foundation, it all takes place February 15th-18th 2013 at BAMcinématek (the movie wing of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the nations oldest ongoing performance center); the festival which in the past has played independent films like Tanya Hamiton’s “Night Catches Us’ (starring Kerry Washington & Anthony Mackie) , Ava DuVernay’s ‘I Will […]

Palestinian Civilian Death Toll Climbs in Gaza

The Palestinian civilian death toll mounted Monday as Israeli aircraft struck densely populated areas in the Gaza Strip in a campaign to quell militant rocket fire menacing nearly half of Israel’s population. An overnight airstrike on two houses belonging to an extended clan in Gaza City killed two children and two adults, and injured 42 people, said […]