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The Homesman

Tommy Lee Jones’ The Homesman release dates

The Homesman was in the running for a Palme d’Or at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, and marks a second outing for atmospheric directing from Tommy Lee Jones, who stars in the film along with Oscar magnet Hilary Swank.

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Pascale Obolo

Film director flies to Exeter for special Black History Month event

Exeter Phoenix in collaboration with Through a Different Lens celebrates Black History Month with a special screening of three films that reflect African and Caribbean culture. Through a Different Lens, run by Jocelyn Chandler-Hawkins, aims to promote and showcase films which celebrate African and Caribbean culture via screenings and Q&A sessions.

Sing Your Song, screened on 12 October, surveys the life and times of the singer and activist Harry Belafonte. From his rise to fame as a singer, to his provocative crossover into Hollywood, the film shows how Belafonte’s groundbreaking career personifies the American civil rightsmovement and impacted many other social justice movements. Continue reading