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Join our ENTERTAINMENT ALL ACCESS partners as they showcase the hottest movies, watch episodes of your favorite television shows and participate in cast talk-backs in our SCREENING ROOM and throughout the Festival. Check this page daily for the latest scheduled programming.

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Don't miss Lifetime's Dancing Dolls Bring It! every day on the Center stage and catch an exclusive screening of the new show BAPS.

oxygen

Oxygen is preaching to the choir with appearances by the casts of Preachers of LA and new show, Fix My Choir at Essence's Entertainment All Access Zone!

universal

Get On Up starring Chadwick Boseman and featuring Oscar® winner Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis chronicles the life of the legendary James Brown. In theaters August 1st!

abc

Join us Center Stage with Anthony Anderson, star of the new family comedy
Black-ish and executive producer, Kenya Barris as they talk about their new series coming to ABC Wednesdays this fall.

abc



Relativity Films - Beyond the Lights

Meet Nate Parker, star of BEYOND THE LIGHTS, a love story about a singer who is crushed by the pressures of fame and the cop who saves her from the edge.

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