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  • International Star You Should Know: Veerle Baetens

    'CIRCLE' OF ATTENTION Although Antwerp-born Veerle Baetens (pronounced VERE-luh BAH-tuns) was already on the radar of most European casting directors for her work in TV and film, her incandescent turn as Elise, the bluegrass-singing mom whose daughter...
  • Tribeca Film Festival to Open with Nas Documentary 'Time is Illmatic'

    Continuing a tradition of highlighting music docs, the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival will open with the world premiere of "Time is Illmatic," a new documentary about the hip-hop musician Nas and his 1994 debut album, "Illmatic," widely considered a...
  • David Fincher in Talks to Direct Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic

    After delivering the critical and box office smash "The Social Network," Sony has commissioned the Facebook drama's creative team for another high-profile techie-themed biopic, this time about Apple founder and tech pioneer Steve Jobs. Sources tell...
  • Standing on the shoulders of Salsa Giants

    Standing on the shoulders of Salsa Giants
    When Celia Cruz and Hector Lavoe pushed salsa into the Latino mainstream in the 1970s, they shared the spotlight and collaborated in an elite Latin tropical ensemble called Fania All Stars. The All-Stars were part of the mega successful and New York-...
  • Tribeca Film Festival Sets Its 2014 Competition Slate

    The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival has announced an initial slate of 47 features spread across three sections, with world premieres including fashion doc "Dior and I," Rory Culkin starrer "Gabriel" and vampire comedy "Summer of Blood." Those three titles are...
  • Joss Whedon, Courteney Cox, Katie Holmes, 'Zombeavers' and Bronies Round Out the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Slate

    The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival has filled out its 2014 feature slate with a starry Spotlight section as well as midnight and special screenings, a group that taken together includes a new movie written by Joss Whedon, the directorial debut of Courteney...
  • Tribeca Teams with Dick's Sporting Goods for High-School Football Docu 'We Could Be King'

    In what Tribeca Digital Studios hopes will become a template for working with corporate marketers on branded content, it has pacted with retailer Dick's Sporting Goods to create "We Could Be King," a documentary highlighting the issue of underfunded youth...
  • Amanda Palmer, Sophia Loren and Oscar Winner 'Helium' Among Tribeca Film Festival's 2014 Shorts

    The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival has lined up a hefty slate of 58 short films that spans everything from recent Oscar winner "Helium" to a documentary about musician Amanda Palmer to an adaptation of a Jean Cocteau play starring Sophia Loren. The lineup,...
  • New York Knicks, Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield Join the Team for the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival

    Michael Rappaport's doc about the New York Knicks, "When the Garden Was Eden," will kick off the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival, the annual athletics-themed programming that has been a part of the Tribeca Film Festival since 2006. "Garden" is one of a...
  • Aubrey Plaza Joins Hal Hartley's 'Ned Rifle' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Aubrey Plaza will play the lead female role in Hal Hartley's long-planned dark comedy "Ned Rifle." Production is scheduled to begin in April in New York City. Plaza will play Susan, the long lost flame of Henry Fool in the third and final chapter of...
  • Aaron Sorkin, Marlee Matlin Honored at Inaugural NAD Breakthrough Awards

    The National Assn. of the Deaf's inaugural Breakthrough Awards honored Marlee Matlin, Aaron Sorkin and "Switched at Birth's" producer Lizzy Weiss in a gala Thursday at the Hollywood Roosevelt. The event celebrated those who have paved the way for deaf...