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South Africa’s Somali refugee child stars fly to the Oscars

After narrowly winning a race against time to get extended refugee status, passports and visas, brothers Harun and Ali Mohammed are flying from Cape Town to Hollywood today for Sunday’s Academy Awards, where their film Asad will compete in the Best Short Film category. read more

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Shadow and Act Launches Round 3 of Their Online Short Film Competition

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Shadow and Act Films launches Round 3 of the Shadowand Act Digital Filmmaker Showcase. The Showcase is an online short film competition where viewers vote for their favorite short films and the winning filmmakers receive cash prizes. The Showcase focuses on the ever-growing body of work about people of color from around the African Diaspora. read more

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