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Gabby Sidibe Proves to Be The Girl for Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire

For a total newcomer like Gabourey “Gabby” Sidibe to find a starring role in any film was beyond comprehension. But to find one where her ultra plus-sized frame proved to be an asset was more than extraordinary. Nonetheless, this daughter … Continue reading

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New York Film Festival Film In Focus: Precious

Oscar, meet Precious……..the Academy Awards have just gotten their first blast of ghetto love with the rising tides surrounding the urban drama PRECIOUS: Based On A Novel By Sapphire by producer-turned-director Lee Daniels. The film, a major hit out of … Continue reading

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HBO Films Directors Dialogues At NYFF

The New York Film Festival provides extraordinary access to some of world cinema’s most interesting film talents via the HBO Films Directors Dialogue Series. Among those who are participating (all of whom have films in the festival proper):

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