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  1. 'Off the Cuff' Podcast: Omar Dorsey on 'Selma' Being Released at "Important Time"

    3:13 pm 12/18/2014

    The actor talks to #pretapodcasts about the recent Eric Garner decision, working with "The Big O" (as in Oprah) in his new civil rights drama, and why Quentin Tarantino "thinks he's black"Read more

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  2. Critic's Notebook: Hollywood, Obama and the Boxing-In of Black Achievers

    12:00 pm 12/18/2014

    The Amy Pascal-Scott Rudin emails about President Obama, as well as the protests against police abuse of black men, find haunting echoes in Chris Rock's 'Top Five' and Ava DuVernay's 'Selma' Read more

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  3. SXSW Adds 'Selma' Helmer Ava DuVernay, RZA as Keynote Speakers

    9:04 am 12/16/2014

    The pair joins previously announced Mark Duplass for the Austin-based festival, which runs March 13-21Read more

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  4. Palm Springs Film Fest: Oscar Hopeful 'Selma' to Open Academy-Favorite Gathering

    10:10 pm 12/15/2014

    Ava DuVernay's Golden Globe-nominated drama about Martin Luther King Jr. will kick things off Jan. 2, and 20 of 2014's top European films, including 11 Oscar submissions, will screen throughout the 10-day festRead more

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  5. 'Selma': Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo List Film's Lessons for Protesters

    5:00 am 12/15/2014

    Director Ava DuVernay and the cast wore "I Can't Breathe" tees after the film's U.S. premiere in NYC: "Don't let Christmas turkey make us take our focus off what needs to be done — this battle isn't going to be won quickly"Read more

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  6. Golden Globes: 'Selma's' Ava DuVernay Becomes First Black Woman to Receive Director Nomination

    6:55 am 12/11/2014

    "She's made a little bit of history. It's so wonderful," says star David OyelowoRead more

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  7. NAACP Image Awards Nominations: 'Selma,' 'Get On Up' Land Top Film Nods

    10:10 am 12/9/2014

    'Black-ish,' 'How to Get Away With Murder' and 'Scandal' are among the top TV nomineesRead more

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  8. 'Selma': AFI Fest Review

    12:01 am 11/12/2014

    Director Ava DuVernay and a top-notch cast fill in the back story of the 1965 civil rights march from Selma to MontgomeryRead more

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  9. AFI Fest to Show 'Selma' in Its Entirety

    9:46 am 11/10/2014

    Initial plans to show just 30 minutes of the film have been replaced with a full screeningRead more

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  10. Governors Awards: Top Contenders Celebrate Legends at Dress Rehearsal for Oscars

    1:29 am 11/9/2014

    As always, the Academy's second biggest night was beautifully orchestrated, emotionally moving and attracted dozens of current Oscar hopefulsRead more

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