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Dear White People

You could make a (film geek) party game out of guessing director Justin Simien's influences, but his vision seems to spring directly from what's up…

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Private Violence

A look at the complexity of domestic violence, especially when it comes to the difficulty of prosecuting abusers in a court of law, "Private Violence"…

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

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"Justice For Ferguson" to Air on BET

The parents of Michael Brown, the slain man whose death has inspired a series of riots and protests in Ferguson, Missouri, will have an exclusive sit-down interview on BET during the news special, "Justice For Ferguson: The Shooting of Michael Brown," airing at 7pm EST Friday, August 22nd. The hour-long program will be simulcast at the same time on Centric, and will be hosted by BET News Correspondent Marc Lamont Hill and actress Keke Palmer

According to a press release issued by the network, the special will fuse interviews with documentary footage shot on the ground in Ferguson amidst protestors as they encountered police. New developments in the case are promised to be revealed, as are conversations with Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson and NAACP member of the national Board of Directors, John Gaskin.


For more information on the program, visit the official BET site.

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