Melvin Van Peebles arrives for the premiere of "Catfish" at the Paris Theatre in New York
Melvin Van Peebles arrives for the premiere of "Catfish" at the Paris Theatre in New York on September 13, 2010. UPI /Laura Cavanaugh
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BET has announced plans to air "Blackout," a new movie set in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn, N.Y., during the massive power outage of 2003.
Blaxploitation filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles is trying his hand at hip-hop.
"Born into Brothels," one of 12 films on the short list of possible nominees for this year's feature-length documentary Oscar, is an unflinching look at the rough lives of children growing up in Calcutta's red light district -- and one woman's attempt to
"Sideways," a comedy about great expectations and disappointing outcomes in the lives of its characters, led the way with six nominations Tuesday when nominees
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