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Roxbury film fest expands reach

This year's event brings milestones and 50-plus films

New Orleans mayoral candidates Ray Nagin and Mitch Landrieu in “Race.’’ New Orleans mayoral candidates Ray Nagin and Mitch Landrieu in “Race.’’ (Charlie Varley)
By Loren King
Globe Correspondent / July 25, 2010

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Instead of bemoaning the under-representation of people of color both onscreen and behind the camera, the Roxbury Film Festival 12 years ago took matters into its own hands and established an event where such visibility is not a novelty but the norm. The festival has grown steadily. In 1999, when it was called the Dudley Film Festival, it showcased 14 ... (Full article: 783 words)

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