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Frameline41: SF LGBTQ Film Fest Docs to Watch

The San Francisco LGBTQ International Film Festival is always a wealth crucial documentaries that detail the lives of the LGBTQ community and enlighten in a way that many often never get a chance to see. Here are four fantastic examples among so many. The Fabulous Life of Allan Carr Few people in Hollywood had such a roller coaster of highs ...

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Netflix Acquires ‘The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson’

Netflix announced today that it has acquired worldwide rights to David France’s The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, a deeply compelling look at the murder of a transgender legend, known as “the Rosa Parks of the LGBT movement.” The powerful, haunting film is France’s follow-up to his Academy Award® nominated How to Survive a Plague. The Death and ...

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Provincetown International Film Festival Lineup: Beach Rats, The Beguiled, Marsha P. Johnson Doc

The Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) announced today its complete lineup of narrative, documentary and short films for its 19th edition, running June 14-18, 2017. Matt Spicer’s INGRID GOES WEST has been selected as the Closing Night film, with co-writer and director Spicer and producer and star Aubrey Plaza in attendance. MR. ROOSEVELT, written, directed and starring Noël Wells. Academy ...

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‘THE GREEN FOG – A SAN FRANCISCO FANTASIA’ to close 60th San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF)

The San Francisco Film Society has announced that Closing Night of the landmark 60th San Francisco International Film Festival will be The Green Fog – A San Francisco Fantasia, a new commission by the Film Society and Stanford Live in which the world-renowned Kronos Quartet will perform a new score by composer Jacob Garchik to accompany a visual collage by award-winning filmmaker ...

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‘Patriots Day’ Lands AFI Fest Closing Spot

Peter Berg’s second film of 2016, Patriots Day, has landed a sweet spot at AFI Fest, Closing Night Film on November 17th. This could bode well for the film’s Oscar chances; last year eventual Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar winner, The Big Short, closed the festival. The film joins the previously announced Rules Don’t Apply (Opening Night film), Miss Sloane, Moana, 20th Century Women ...

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‘La La Land’ gets Centerpiece Gala treatment at AFI Fest

Not that it needed more festival presence, La La Land, the current frontrunner for the Best Picture Oscar, is going to screen at AFI Fest as a Centerpiece Gala on November 15th at the TCL Chinese Theater. The film has already swept up audiences at Venice, Telluride, and Toronto (where it won that festival’s People’s Choice award) this fall on its way ...

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OSCAR® Winner Matthew McConaughey to Receive Actor Tribute at 6th Napa Valley Film Festival

Napa, California (October 20, 2016) – The sixth annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) is pleased to host a private VIP screening of TWC-Dimension’s highly anticipated film Gold. The film stars Oscar® winner Matthew McConaughey, who will receive the Caldwell Vineyards Maverick Actor Tribute, for his outstanding contributions to the art of acting and cinematic story-telling. Directed by Oscar® winner ...

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