Monthly Archives: November 2010

Tangi Miller – My Girl Friend’s Back Movie

MGB Cast Bios Packect Feb 2010Actress Tangi Miller has lived in the hearts of many since she first appeared on the television screen as Elena Tyler, who was one of the main characters in the WB hit Felicity. Since then, she had appeared in various films and even starting writing and producing some of her own material. One of her films includes the independent hit Love and Other 4 Letter Words which has appeared on Black Star Cinema on the BET Network. As a result, Tangi continues to push the envelope to create some very entertaining and memorable characters.

Recently, she has done it again with her newest and soon to be released film entitled “My Girlfriend’s Back.” The story is an intelligent romantic comedy starring Tangi Miller and actor Malik Yoba. Malik Yoba is probably best known for playing the sexy, hip cop in highly rated television show New York Undercover. Most recently, he has starred in the Tyler Perry films “Why Did I Get Married and Why Did I Get Married 2?”

Within the film, Malik’s character Derek Scott is an upwardly mobile man who has always made the right choices and become a success in many ways. His career is on target and he is dating a woman who seems to fit right in with his plans for the future. His life seems to be on track until his ex-girlfriend played by Tangi Miller comes back into the picture. As a result, Derek begins to question his life and many of the decisions he has made up until now.

My Girlfriend’s Back also includes a host of other well known actors appearing in the film. They are:CCH Pounder, Obba Babatunde, Doug Williams, and Juanita Jennings.

The story promises to make audiences laugh, think and be hopeful about love and life. For more information on the film and Tangi Miller, you may visit: Olivia Entertainment. There is a trailer of the movie on the site as well. She can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.

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AAWIC Film Festival in New York City

f1c31c681d4a4e36d9bb8ae2b278577aIf you living New York City, you know that there are many exciting events that the city hosts each year. In addition to all the events in and around the city, there are quite a few major film festivals held each year. Each festival has its own unique flavor whether they feature more mainstream high concept material or others with more independent projects. In a city so large and diverse, there is something for all to see and share when it comes to the film world.

On November 18, 2010 through the November 20, 2010, New York City will be hosting the 13th Annual African-American Women in Cinema Film Festival. The festival is hosted each year in November and always highlights some of the most exciting new talent in the country. This year, the festival founder Terra Renee and her team will have a vast array of films, panels and events throughout the 3 day festival. The event will kickoff with an star studded opening night gala, a red carpet and awards reception honoring some of the finest women in cinema. There will also be a screening of an independent film entitled “Promised Land”. On Saturday during the day, there is another exciting event planned. The AAWIC Youth Program which celebrates the next generation of young filmmakers. During the program aspiring industry professionals are allowed the opportunity to showcase their talent.
Since the inception of the African-American Women in Cinema or AAWIC Festival in 1997, Founder Terra Renee has made it her goal to provide an outlet for women of color in the film industry to get their films shown. The festival also provides an opportunity for entertainment industry professionals to network and even develop business relationships. After 13 successful years, the festival is still going strong and plans to become stronger with each year. For more information on the festival, visit theAAWIC website. Become a member to see upcoming events and be a part of helping to make the organization grow. Also, follow AAWIC on Twitter or Facebook.

Tickets for the festival can be purchased in advance at http://aawicfestival.eventbrite.com or at the door at each venue.