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Throughout his decades-long career, San Francisco filmmaker Wayne Wang has shifted significantly between two starkly different worlds — releasing both box office hits and risk-taking independent films. While the Hong Kong-born director’s filmography has been repeatedly praised and referenced – perhaps most visibly for his helming of one of the few studio productions to feature …

Women’s History Month Film Series “2 Weeks in Lagos” with Mawuli Gavor and Beverly Naya The selection of films from ADIFF’s Women’s Month Film Series is a modest contribution to the work of national and international filmmakers… Some films deal with women, but other films by some of these authors go behind the camera to …

Marie-Liz Flavin | news editor. All films will be shown in room 104 or 105, located at the bottom of College Hall, at 7 p.m. Students can check movie dates on Campus Link. by Mary Liz Flavin | news editor February 10, 2022 As the dust settled, many responders, citizens and workers helped fix New …

MURFEESBORO– The first screening and discussion of the film Created Equal: TN Legacy Series will feature the film Green Book, a 2018 biographical drama set in the 1960s, and the documentary Freedom Riders, which chronicles efforts to desegregate housing audiences throughout the South in the 1960s. In partnership with the MTSU Intercultural and Diversity Affairs …

Community foundation pledges $ 25,000 for financial empowerment Focus on financial advice to make sound financial decisions PATERSON, New Jersey – The Community Foundation of New Jersey announced today that it has pledged $ 25,000 for the financial empowerment of residents of Paterson. The funding will take the form of a grant to the Paterson …

NEW YORK, January 12, 2022 / PRNewswire / – The Bedrock Care Group, operator of a health and care establishment, has joined forces with DailyPay to allow healthcare professionals instant access to their earned income. The partnership gives Bedrock Care Group employees more financial flexibility during this difficult time for healthcare workers amid the global …

The Sunrise Theater is presenting two new documentaries at the Sunrise for one screening each – “The Gardener” on Thursday November 4th and Beatrix Farrand’s “American Landscapes on Thursday November 18th. Each film follows a distinct horticulturalist and reflects on the importance of gardening and its impact on our lives. Sandhills Horticultural Gardens sponsors both …

Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Nicole Holofcener reunite for comedy ‘Beth And Don’ (Photo credit – IMDb) Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus and director Nicole Holofcener will reunite on “Beth and Don,” a new comedy about a novelist whose marriage begins to unravel after hearing her husband offer a candid appraisal of her work. The duo previously teamed up …

Longtime shoe brand Dr. Martens has announced its 2021 model “Dr. Martens Presents: Music & Film Series,” which explores the music communities of New York and Los Angeles through the prism of six emerging filmmakers: Chelsea Odufu , Wes O’Connor, Ali Roberto, Jeanette D. Moses, Ambar Navarro and Fredgy Noël. In partnership with Collide Agency, …

Dr Martens has announced new episodes of the Dr. Martens Presents: Music & Film series, which will reach out to local music communities in Los Angeles and New York City by showcasing artists, musicians and super fans in the spaces they have helped to create. The six-part documentary-style short series will be narrated by six …

WATERVILLE – The Maine Film Center announces the launch of a film series titled “(some of) The Best of Wes (So Far)”, featuring films directed by Wes Anderson, in anticipation of his upcoming feature film , “The French Dispatch”. The screenings will take place every Monday at 7 p.m. until November 1. Tickets are available …

Bryant Park will launch its “Broadway to Film” series tonight as part of the iconic Bryant Park Movie Nights. The lineup includes screenings of three films currently returning to Broadway this fall. RED MILL! featuring Ewan McGregor and Nicole kidman will be screened today, Tuesday September 14; The Phantom of the Opera, the film version …

CLINTON – The Hamilton College Fall Film Series (Forum on Image and Language in Motion) returns for the fall semester 2021. All events are free and take place in the Bradford Auditorium in the Kirner-Johnson building on the Hamilton campus. The FILM series welcomes members of the public fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All visitors must …

Latina Christmas Special, the American comedy of Latino proportions, is back for one night only with Latina Christmas Special “Special”. The exclusive, behind-the-scenes live virtual event featuring María Russell (TruTV’s Tacoma FD, MTV’s Teen Wolf), Diana Yanez (Margaret Cho’s Sensual Woman) and Sandra Valls (Showtime’s Latin Comedy Divas) will be hosted by multiple Emmy and …

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York The NYC Arab American Comedy Festival, or “COVID Can’t Stop Arabs From Being Funny,” will have a virtual laugh this weekend. Actor and comedian Maysoon Zayid and co-founder and “partner …

The New York Arab American Comedy Festival is back – virtually, that is – to make people laugh in these trying times. What started as a festival in 2003, just two years after September 11, has grown into the most successful comedy festival featuring Arab comics of different faiths. Now, with the festival going virtual, …

Actor Carl Reiner and his wife Estelle pose at the premiere of the HBO documentary “If You’re Not In the Obit, Eat Breakfast” in Beverly Hills, California, United States on May 17, 2017 Reuters He still played voice roles in his 90s and played a key role in “If You’re Not In The Obit, Eat …

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Carl Reiner, a driving force behind American comedy as a writer for television pioneer Sid Caesar, partner of Mel Brooks and creator and co-star of the classic sitcom “The Dick Van Dyke Show “, died at age 98. “He died last night at the age of 98 from natural causes at …

Carl Reiner, a driving force behind American comedy as a writer for television pioneer Sid Caesar, partner of Mel Brooks and creator and co-star of the classic sitcom “The Dick Van Dyke Show”, has passed away. “He died last night at the age of 98 from natural causes at his home in Beverly Hills,” Reiner’s …

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York BY STEVE GORMAN Carl Reiner, a driving force behind American comedy as a writer for television pioneer Sid Caesar, partner of Mel Brooks and creator and co-star of the classic …

AAs the 21st century dawned, it looked like comedy legend Carl Reiner’s last moment in the limelight could be his little bittersweet role in Steven Soderbergh’s 2001 caper remake of Ocean’s Eleven. He played Saul. Bloom, the old crook and funny mentor to the two dudes in charge: Danny Ocean (George Clooney) and Rusty Ryan …

Craig Robinson, Jason Schwartzman and Rob Corddry are just a few of the big names joining Medical police stars Rob Huebel and Erinn Hayes in guest roles. The new Netflix series Medical police promises to bring the irreverent comedy styles of cult comedy Children’s hospital to a wider audience by expanding the world of the …

NEW YORK, June 21, 2019 / PRNewswire / – Blue Carioca Entertainment today announced the launch of its IndieGoGo campaign to support the release of its latest web series, ‘Brazzy Jazzy‘. The creators of this new web series are set to release the full Season 1 and finalize fundraising for their multiplatform marketing effort. The …

By Solmarie Santiago First published: June 11, 2014 4:37 PM EDT Beverly Bonner remains a genius in one of her last productions “Casey 30 Years Later”. Writer, actor and producer, Beverly Bonner has been in show business for many years and has appeared in over 45 pieces in New York. Also famous for his comedy …

The American Comedy Awards drew a wide array of comedic talent during the taping of the 2014 awards ceremony on Saturday night — and on the red carpet outside the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. The results will not be announced publicly until 9 p.m. on May 8, when the “American Comedy Award” airs …

John Howard Davies, who as a child actor with a soft face and quivering lips played the title role in the 1948 David Lean film “Oliver Twist” and who went on to become a producer and director of some of British television’s most popular comedies, including “Fawlty Towers”, died Monday at his home in Blewbury, …