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  • How Robin Williams Inspired a Generation to Seize the Day

    It was "Dead Poets Society" that did it. That was the movie that pushed me over the edge from casual moviegoer to full-blown film junkie, the one that sent me back to the video store night after night looking for my next fix, desperate to discover other...
  • Nas to launch tour built around 'Illmatic' documentary, performance

    Nas to launch tour built around 'Illmatic' documentary, performance
    Nas hasn't finished celebrating the 20th anniversary of “Illmatic.” The prolific rapper will cap off a year of feting his game-changing debut album with a fall North American tour that will pair a screening of the documentary based on the...
  • Luis Tiant, legendario bailarín bigotudo de los Medias Rojas

    Luis Tiant, legendario bailarín bigotudo de los Medias Rojas
     Creo que era el espeso bigote de morsa o el peculiar movimiento en la lomita (una danza a Obatalá antes de ofrecer la pelota). Quizás eran ambas cosas.     Lo que haya sido del lanzador cubano Luis Tiant me cautivó de forma especial cuando yo aún...
  • Doha Film Institute CEO Abdulaziz Al-Khater To Step Down

    Doha Film Institute CEO Abdulaziz Al-Khater is stepping down in the latest development that raises questions about the DFI's future plans, especially in the film festival field. Al Khater, who joined DFI in 2012 after holding several senior banking...
  • Tribeca Winner 'Point and Shoot' Gets U.S. Distribution

    The Orchard has acquired U.S. theatrical and digital rights to Marshall Curry's documentary "Point and Shoot," which won the documentary Grand Jury Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film follows Matthew VanDyke, a 27-year-old with Obsessive...
  • Tribeca Film Festival Sets 2015 Submissions and Festival Dates

    The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival has locked in April 15-26 for its 2015 edition, and has set a rolling series of deadlines for submissions. In preparation for the upcoming fest, staffer Genna Terranova has been upped to festival director and colleague Cara...
  • Lanzan "Salsa Giants" con Marc Anthony, Tito Nieves y otros salseros

    Lanzan "Salsa Giants" con Marc Anthony, Tito Nieves y otros salseros
    Desde su estudio de música en Delray Beach, Sergio George está seguro de que ganará la guerra por el futuro de la salsa. El productor se enfrenta a varios enemigos invisibles: géneros como la bachata y el reggaetón que dominan las emisoras de radio;...
  • Tribeca 2013: 'The Rocket,' 'Kill Team' among fest's top winners

    Tribeca 2013: 'The Rocket,' 'Kill Team' among fest's top winners
    NEW YORK -- A scripted feature about life in Laos and documentaries about U.S. war crimes and a town in the grip of a debilitating drug addiction were among the big winners at the Tribeca Film Festival's jury prizes Thursday night. "The Rocket," the...
  • Tribeca 2013: Will Forte runs and jumps (carefully) to a new phase

    Tribeca 2013: Will Forte runs and jumps (carefully) to a new phase
    NEW YORK--Will Forte takes a breath and measures his words carefully, as Will Forte is generally wont to do, when asked how a man known for comedy suddenly finds himself in some finely wrought prestige dramas. “It wasn't a conscious decision to...
  • Tribeca 2013: 'Rocket,' 'Bridegroom' win fest's audience prizes

    Tribeca 2013: 'Rocket,' 'Bridegroom' win fest's audience prizes
    NEW YORK -- Kim Mordaunt’s Laos-set tale “The Rocket” continued its stratospheric ride through the festival universe Saturday, picking up the audience award in the narrative category at the Tribeca Film Festival after previously...
  • Outfest 2013: Documentary "Bridegroom" is based on YouTube video

    Outfest 2013: Documentary "Bridegroom" is based on YouTube video
    Music publicist and advocate for LBGT rights Shane Bitney Crone was in Washington two weeks ago when the Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and left standing a ruling overturning Proposition 8, clearing the way for same-sex...