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“The Lives of LaMott Atkins” to screen in St. Louis

As part of the Africa World Documentary Festival, “The Lives of LaMott Atkins” will screen at the University of Missouri–St. Louis on April 25.” There will be an extended discussion afterwards with the director in attendance. For further information and the schedule, go to: http://www.africaworldfilmfestival.com/2014/schedule

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“The Lives of LaMott Atkins” to screen at Oakland Intl. Film Festival

“The Lives of LaMott Atkins” has been accepted into the 12th edition of the Oakland Intl. Film Festival. This is the fifth time that Philipson’s hometown film festival has accepted one of his efforts. The screening this year will be held at the Bal Theater, 14808 E. 14th St. in San Leandro. The screening is […]

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“The Lives of LaMott Atkins” accepted into the Africa World Doc Film Festival

“The Lives of LaMott Atkins” has been accepted into the Africa World Documentary Film Festival, one of the few U.S. acceptances in this multinational event. The festival, organized in St. Louis, MO, screens in several locations around the world, including South African, Jamaica, Cameroon, and London, England. Screening venues and times will be announced on […]

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“T’Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness” to screen at The British Museum

“T’Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness” will screen at The British Museum in February of 2014 for their LGBT film day. For further information, go to their website: britishmuseum.org.

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“T’Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness” wins LGBT category award at San Francisco Black Film Festival

“T’Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness” was awarded runner-up status in the LGBT category at the 2013 San Francisco Black Film Festival. Shoga Films looks forward to submitting its new documentary, “The Lives of LaMott Atkins” to next year’s edition of the festival.

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“T’Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness” wins Best Short Doc at Out in the Desert Film Festival

On January 27, Robert Philipson accepted the Crystal Cactus Award for Best Short Documentary at the 2013 edition of Tucson’s Out in the Desert (LGBT) Film Festival. Pictured here is the coveted award itself.

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Shoga Films Projects featured on Wanda’sPicks.com

(Published on Wanda’s Picks) Friends of the Negro Spirituals presents: There’s a Bright Side Some Where – A Juneteeth Community Sing featuring guests: Wendell Brooks, who will lead the sing-a-long, is a song leader; vocal music and history instructor at Berkeley High School, professional Baritone soloist; slave documents scholar, and a Negro Spirituals expert; Dr. […]

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Pride On Film: T’Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness: Queer Blues Divas of the 1920s

Pride On Film: T’Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness: Queer Blues Divas of the 1920s

(Published on PrideIndex.com) Reeling Part 2: A conversation with Robert Phillipson Educator and gay writer Robert Phillipson is disproving the old saying ‘there are no second acts in American literature,” he’s now on his third. Phillipson taught African American literature and spent a decade as a computer literacy consultant before his transformation at age 50 […]

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