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  • CANNES: 'Skunk' Sniffs out Cinefondation Prize

    CANNES - The Cannes Festival's Cinefondation first prize was won by U.S. student film "Skunk." It was directed by Annie Silverstein of the University of Texas at Austin. Second prizes was won by "Oh Lucy!" by Atsuko Hirayanagi of the NYU Tisch School...
  • CANNES: 'Skunk' Tops Cannes Film Festival's Cinefondation

    CANNES- Annie Silverstein's "Skunk" won the top prize of the Cannes Film Festival's Cinefondation, whose jury was presided by Iranian auteur Abbas Kiarostami. Created by Cannes' prexy Gilles Jacob and run by George Goldenstern, the Cinefondation honors...
  • Allan Folsom dies at 72; who sold first novel for record $2 million

    Allan Folsom dies at 72; who sold first novel for record $2 million
    After three decades of pitching his screenplays, Allan Folsom had a handful of credits: two episodes of the 1980s series "Hart to Hart," a nature documentary and a syndicated TV movie. Then came the kind of blockbuster break that struggling writers...
  • Admitting our own quirks may lead us to accept others

    On her regular visit to her neighborhood Starbucks one morning, the manager greeted Tina Levine with a message that couldn't help but hurt. "He shared with me that customers complained about me being in the store," Levine said. "I couldn't recall what...
  • Speaking up for the low-profile commencement speaker

    High-profile college commencement speakers are under siege this year. One faced a protest for being an alleged imperialist exploiter of Third World nations. Another was accused of sanctioning torture. A third was criticized for his role in breaking up...
  • 'The Second Amendment' is a smart history of guns and the U.S.

    'The Second Amendment' is a smart history of guns and the U.S.
    The 2nd Amendment is just 27 words long: "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed." But in that single, awkwardly constructed sentence, Michael...
  • Herb Jeffries dies at 100; Hollywood's first black singing cowboy

    Herb Jeffries dies at 100; Hollywood's first black singing cowboy
    Herb Jeffries, who sang with the Duke Ellington Orchestra during the Swing Era and made movie history in the 1930s as "The Bronze Buckaroo," the silver screen's first black singing cowboy, has died. He was 100. Jeffries died of heart failure Sunday at...
  • Malibu to crack down on short-term rentals via Airbnb, other websites

     Malibu to crack down on short-term rentals via Airbnb, other websites
    Tiled steps lead up a sloped lawn to a three-bedroom Midcentury Modern house near the end of a cul-de-sac in Malibu's upper Broad Beach area. Although modest by Malibu standards, the dwelling on Cottontail Lane has for the last two years provided a...
  • Songwriters Hall of Fame Shines a Light on Sidestage Tunesmiths

    Here's a problem that curators in Cooperstown, N.Y., Cleveland and Canton, Ohio, rarely have to face: How do you properly maintain a Hall of Fame when so many of your most important inductees aren't particularly, well, famous? Yet it's an issue the...
  • Gerald Edelman dies at 84; Nobel-winner was 'Darwin of nervous system'

    Gerald Edelman, a co-winner of the Nobel Prize in 1972 who later joined the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla and wrote books and numerous articles about the brain, the nervous system and consciousness that amazed and sometimes annoyed his scientific...
  • Nancy Malone, Pioneering TV Producer-Director, Studio Exec, Dies at 78

    Nancy Malone, a ground-breaking and Emmy-winning director-producer, Emmy-nominated actress and the first woman VP at a major studio, died May 8 at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif., as the result of pneumonia that arose from complications of leukemia. She...