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  • The Orchard, New York Television Festival Announce Offer for Six-Episode Digital Series

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - As part of a new deal with independent film, television and music distribution company the Orchard, New York Television Festival has announced that it will award a six-episode digital series order to a selection from its...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Netflix Picks Up Streaming Rights to Documentary 'Virunga' About Endangered Gorillas

    Netflix continues to fill out its documentary lineup, acquiring exclusive subscription-video rights to Grain Media's "Virunga," about threats to Virunga National Park in the eastern Congo, which is a refuge for 800 endangered mountain gorillas. The...
  • 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...
  • Arab Film Festivals Offer Spotlights to Local Filmmakers

    This fall, in the bustling media hubs of Dubai and Abu Dhabi and the more ancient Arab capitals of Cairo and Marrakech, festival execs are promising a bumper crop of Arab cinema. It's a harvest that regional players have spent several years cultivating....
  • Marisa Tomei Comedy 'Loitering with Intent' Gets U.S. Distribution

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Orchard has acquired U.S. rights to Marisa Tomei's "Loitering With Intent," four months after the comedy premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film, written by and co-starring Michael Godere and Ivan Martin,...
  • From Dubai to Cairo, Festivals Help Arab Filmmakers Court Hollywood Partners

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - This fall, in the bustling media hubs of Dubai and Abu Dhabi and the more ancient Arab capitals of Cairo and Marrakech, festival execs are promising a bumper crop of Arab cinema. It's a harvest that regional players have...