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Crain's New York Business
Amazon debuts series based on The New Yorker magazineCreators Alex Gibney and Kahane Cooperman After working 18 years at The Daily
Amazon debuts series based on The New Yorker magazine
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
Creators Alex Gibney and Kahane Cooperman After working 18 years at The Daily Show, Kahane Cooperman had only a weekend off last summer before starting a job running Amazon's new video version of The New Yorker magazine. In retrospect, she... Read more
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World Surf League
They'll Ride in Memory of Eddie, and in Honor of BrockOn Wednesday there will be one legendary surfer missing from the lineup at the
They'll Ride in Memory of Eddie, and in Honor of Brock
World Surf League / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday there will be one legendary surfer missing from the lineup at the Eddie Aikau event. Brock Little, one of Hawaii's most renowned big wave riders, will be watching with friends and loved ones on land. Last week the Oahu native announced... Read more
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Surfer Mag
"What Made Me Was El Niño"Brock Little may be battling cancer, but reports of El Niño-fueled swells bombi
"What Made Me Was El Niño"
Surfer Mag / Posted 5 days ago
Brock Little may be battling cancer, but reports of El Niño-fueled swells bombing around the Northern Hemisphere are still music to his ears. He earned his big-wave wings during the El Niño of ’83, when the North Shore was battered by swell all... Read more
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Variety
‘Life, Animated’The busy subgenre of documentaries featuring autistic subjects gets a strong ne
‘Life, Animated’
Variety / Posted 7 days ago
The busy subgenre of documentaries featuring autistic subjects gets a strong new entry in “Life, Animated,” a captivating portrait of a young man for whom Disney animated movies have provided a powerful lifeline to progress, language and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Black History Month: the best movies to watch in FebruaryWhile the Academy’s recent failure to recognize a diverse range of talent has b
Black History Month: the best movies to watch in February
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
While the Academy’s recent failure to recognize a diverse range of talent has been an understandable source of consternation for many, this month’s Sundance film festival has highlighted a broad range of forthcoming, black-focused cinema well worth... Read more
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Animation World Network
U.K. Short ‘Edmond’ Wins Top Animation Award at Sundance 2016The Sundance Institute announced the prizes in feature filmmaking at the 2016 S
U.K. Short ‘Edmond’ Wins Top Animation Award at Sundance 2016
Animation World Network / Posted 11 days ago
The Sundance Institute announced the prizes in feature filmmaking at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Saturday night, with the Short Film Jury Award in Animation going to the U.K.’s Edmond from director Nina Gantz. The Directing Award for U.S.... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Sundance: From buzzy to under-the-radar, a festival for every film fanThat's because the annual extravaganza in Park City, Utah, has increasingly bec
Sundance: From buzzy to under-the-radar, a festival for every film fan
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
That's because the annual extravaganza in Park City, Utah, has increasingly become several different but overlapping events — each with its own characteristics, priorities and even its own audience. Most visible is Hot Ticket Sundance, the festival... Read more
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/Film
2016 Sundance Film Festival Awards: Birth of a Nation Wins Big2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL FEATURE FILM AWARDS: The U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Do
2016 Sundance Film Festival Awards: Birth of a Nation Wins Big
/Film / Posted 12 days ago
2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL FEATURE FILM AWARDS: The U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Documentary Weiner / U.S.A. (Directors: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg) — With unrestricted access to Anthony Weiner’s New York City mayoral campaign, this film reveals the... Read more
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Everett Herald
'The Birth of a Nation' wins grand jury and audience awardNate Parker, the star, director and producer of �The Birth of a Nation,� reacts
'The Birth of a Nation' wins grand jury and audience award
Everett Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Nate Parker, the star, director and producer of �The Birth of a Nation,� reacts as his film is named the U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic winner during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Awards Ceremony on Saturday in Park City, Utah. Roger Ross... Read more
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Boise Weekly
The Birth of a Nation Wins Top Prizes at SundanceThe movie, acquired earlier this week by Fox Searchlight for a record-shatterin
The Birth of a Nation Wins Top Prizes at Sundance
Boise Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
The movie, acquired earlier this week by Fox Searchlight for a record-shattering $17.5 million, won the grand jury prize and the audience award at the prestigious festival held in Park City, Utah. The dual awards mark a major victory for filmmaker... Read more
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indieWIRE
Reality Checks: This Year's Sundance Showed How the Documentary Film World is Changing The more that nonfiction flourishes in the marketplace, the harder it may be
Reality Checks: This Year's Sundance Showed How the Documentary Film World is Changing
indieWIRE / Posted 14 days ago
The more that nonfiction flourishes in the marketplace, the harder it may be for truly independent documentary filmmakers to thrive. If American nonfiction... Read more
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World Surf League
Kelly Slater Praises Lifeguards After Taking Part in Baby RescueKelly Slater elevated his super hero status on Wednesday after becoming one of
Kelly Slater Praises Lifeguards After Taking Part in Baby Rescue
World Surf League / Posted 15 days ago
Kelly Slater elevated his super hero status on Wednesday after becoming one of the first people on scene when a rogue wave swept Sarah White and her son Van off of a popular bike path along the Oahu's North Shore. Sarah White and her son Van were... Read more
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express
The casual dating app will no longer do..it's time for something more serious Online dating is having an intriguing change-of-heart with casual the new ser
The casual dating app will no longer do..it's time for something more serious
express / Posted 15 days ago
Online dating is having an intriguing change-of-heart with casual the new serious according to UK digital giant Venntro Media Group which has just launched a new site for... Read more
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World Surf League
Meet Luke Shepardson, the Kid Who Ruled the Day at the BayLuke Shepardson is well known in North Shore circles for being a composed kid.
Meet Luke Shepardson, the Kid Who Ruled the Day at the Bay
World Surf League / Posted 15 days ago
Luke Shepardson is well known in North Shore circles for being a composed kid. While many refer to him as "Laidback Luke Shepardson," his big-wave surfing is anything but.20-year-old Luke Shepardson wrangled the the wave of the day at giant Waimea on... Read more
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Deseret News
Disney combats autism in inspiring documentary 'Life, Animated'Disney's role in the lives of children around the world is indisputable, but th
Disney combats autism in inspiring documentary 'Life, Animated'
Deseret News / Posted 15 days ago
Disney's role in the lives of children around the world is indisputable, but the company would be hard-pressed to find a better example to be proud of than the autistic subject of "Life, Animated," an uplifting documentary featured at this year's... Read more
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World Surf League
Jaws Wide OpenThursday, January 28, 2016 Tom Dosland, looking for his reserve shoot. Photo: A
Jaws Wide Open
World Surf League / Posted 16 days ago
Thursday, January 28, 2016 Tom Dosland, looking for his reserve shoot. Photo: Aaron Lynton. Tom Dosland gets hung up above the lip and then is boosted into a space walk for the ages. El Niño's storm track delivered another XXL swell to Hawaii's... Read more
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/Film
Life Animated Movie Review: The True Power Of CinemaLife, Animated is a joyful film about the true power of cinema. Movies are not
Life Animated Movie Review: The True Power Of Cinema
/Film / Posted 17 days ago
Life, Animated is a joyful film about the true power of cinema. Movies are not disposable entertainment but stories that have the power to inspire and dramatically change our lives. Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Roger Ross Williams... Read more
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Park Record
Sundance doc "Life, Animated" highlights family's efforts to reach their autistic son Animated Disney characters provide the key to new therapy Avid New York Time
Sundance doc "Life, Animated" highlights family's efforts to reach their autistic son
Park Record / Posted 19 days ago
Animated Disney characters provide the key to new therapy Avid New York Times readers may remember the captivating story about Owen Suskind, an autistic man whose... Read more
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Deseret News
Affinity and beyond: Sundance film explores new possibilities for autism therapy“Juicervose.” When Owen Suskind first uttered that word in 1994, he was a 3-ye
Affinity and beyond: Sundance film explores new possibilities for autism therapy
Deseret News / Posted 19 days ago
“Juicervose.” When Owen Suskind first uttered that word in 1994, he was a 3-year-old slipping deeper by the day into what doctors now call regressive autism. A high-spirited, exuberant boy just the year before, Owen abruptly and dramatically... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
The top five global concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city. Includes the average ticket price for shows worldwide. The list is based on data provided t
The top five global concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city. Includes the
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 days ago
average ticket price for shows worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. v... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Young tycoon impresses Dragons' Den star Peter JonesA budding entrepreneur has stamped his mark on a national enterprise challenge
Young tycoon impresses Dragons' Den star Peter Jones
EveningTimes Online / Posted 19 days ago
A budding entrepreneur has stamped his mark on a national enterprise challenge launched by Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones. Zack Griffin has been taking part in Tycoon in Schools 2015 and managed to secure fifth place overall in the competition’s... Read more
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The Forward
8 Jewish Movies Premiering at Sundance/culture/331176/8-jewish-movies-premiering-at-sundance/Lior ZaltzmanThere’s a l
8 Jewish Movies Premiering at Sundance
The Forward / Posted 22 days ago
/culture/331176/8-jewish-movies-premiering-at-sundance/Lior ZaltzmanThere’s a lot of amazing Jewish movies coming out of Sundance Festival this year. The popular film festival is in its 28th year, and is starting... Read more

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