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British Urban Film Festival launches viral ad

The British Urban Film Festival has launched a new online advertising campaign with creative that parades the films, filmmakers, personalities and brand ambassadors who played their part in the biggest British Urban Film Festival to date.

Watch the ad by clicking…


Added by British Urban Film Festival on December 25, 2013 at 8:13am — No Comments

Tribeca Film Fest 2013 - RICHARD PRYOR: Omit the Logic - Exclusive interview w/ widow JENNIFER LEE PRYOR

At this year's Tribeca Film Festival, I had the pleasure to talk with Jennifer Pryor, widow of the late Richard Pryor. The comic legend passed away in 2005 at the age of 65.

Shortly before our one-on-one discussion, I overheard some of the journalists eager to ask about his public persona--freebasing, setting himself on fire, etc. Those things…


Added by Shannon J. Effinger on May 31, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Tracy Reese Spring 2013

Now that spring is finally here in New York, it seems apropos to re/view Tracy Reese's Spring Collection that was unveiled during a slushy snowy Feburary Fashion week.…


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From SXSW With Love

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SMW Lagos Wrap Up: Day 1

It was an early start to the beginning of what was to be a busy yet historical day for Social Week Lagos. Being the first African country to host the 5 year old event, there was an excitement in the air.

Terra Kulture, one of the three Social Media Week hubs was…


Added by Team SHAE on February 27, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

3rd Annual New Voices in Black Cinema Presented by ActNow Foundation Showcases Black Independent Film

3rd Annual

New Voices in Black Cinema

Presented by ActNow Foundation

Showcases Black Independent Film


10 New York premieres including Big Words, 18 Ius Soli & The Undershepherd starring Isaiah Washington


Spoken Word Poet…


Added by Jamila Cummings on February 12, 2013 at 6:18pm — No Comments

WIN Tickets To See Femi Kuti & The Positive Force

Femi Kuti is set to perform in NYC on January 26 and with this performance coming off the heels of the release of his 7th album, yeah that's right 7, we're super eager to hear his new music and dance into the night to all our fav songs…

Added by Ngozi Odita on January 18, 2013 at 8:52am — No Comments

The BUFF Blog (January 2013)



Happy new year (just about!) This month’s edition of the BUFF Blog is guest-written by actor/writer/director Femi Oyeniran whose first film as a director (‘Fresh Off Da Boat’) was screened at the 2009 British Urban Film Festival. Follow @femioyeniran and @buffenterprises on Twitter…



Added by British Urban Film Festival on January 11, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments


Here at Society HAE we appreciate style in all its forms. Trends will come and go but style is timeless.

Name: Curtis Bryant

Style Locale: My style is a mix of London, Soho and the Bronx (I can't choose just…


Added by Style Sidebar on December 30, 2012 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Fela Kuti + Ginger Baker: LIVE! Remixed [FREE DOWNLOAD]

(Photo Credit: David Corio)…


Added by Ngozi Odita on October 10, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Sol Afrik at Rush Arts Gallery

Sol Afik filled Rush Arts Gallery (located at 526 W 26th St in the heart of Chelsea)with wall to wall bloggers, editors and stylists patiently waiting to see collections from Esosa E, Siwel,  Elizabeth Azadi, Nyanga Creations and Kibonen NY.  Amidst the powerful art that adorned the walls, which…


Added by Team SHAE on September 23, 2012 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

ORIENTATION: A New Arab Cinema

Qays (Kais Nashif) and Layla (Maisa Abd Elhadi) star in Habibi, part of this year's ORIENTATION: A NEW ARAB…


Added by Shannon J. Effinger on August 24, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Dîner en Blanc - Kigali

On August 11th 2012, the city of Kigali was the first in Africa to host the prestigious Dîner en Blanc® event, bringing together people from different walks of life for an elegant pop-up picnic in the middle of the city.

Added by negrita on August 14, 2012 at 6:29am — No Comments

Africa Fashion Week London 2012



African fashion is on the rise. With the recent takeover of African cloth, prints and inspired motifs all-over the high-street, a new generation of designers are finally gaining recognition for their raw talent and the motherlands infinite natural beauty. Tribal print was scarcely seen in…


Added by London Town on August 13, 2012 at 1:57pm — No Comments

Vote For Society HAE… Africa Is The Future… Music, Tech, and Digital Opportunities in Africa

Society HAE led panel discussion on 'Marketing 21st Century African Music' (SXSW 2010) 



Added by Ngozi Odita on August 13, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

...Africa Fashion Week...Take #2012...

..the gorgeous Adiat Disu


For many it’s the excitement of fashion week in September or February.  However, for those of you reading this particular blog, it’s the excitement of July: Africa Fashion Week.   We here at SHAE love it-we eat up raw pure talent.  African…


Added by a.Case on July 26, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments


Sahr Ngaujah and Paulette Ivory star in Fela! (Photo courtesy: …


Added by Shannon J. Effinger on July 26, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments


Daphne Rubin-Vega, Blair Underwood and Nicole Ari Parker star in A Streetcar Named Desire.…


Added by Shannon J. Effinger on July 26, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments

Creative Jaunts: Atlantic City Re-Imagined

(photo courtesy of

Public art installations, farmer’s markets, first-class hotels, museums and shopping sounds like an awesome weekend…


Added by Ngozi Odita on July 17, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Nas and Major Lazer make a splash in Germany!


I'm over in Germany at the 15th annual Splash Festival celebrating Hip Hop all over the world. 

Nas and Major Lazer headlined the first night's batch of shows and they were…


Added by TastyKeish on July 7, 2012 at 3:37pm — No Comments


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