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    Lollipop’s 6th Annual Superhero Reveal Featured on Good Day LA

    Lollipop Theater Network’s Annual Superhero Reveal took place on May 19th at the Harmony Gold Theater in West Hollywood. The event allows children to flex their creative muscles as they imagine what their superhero alter-ego would look like. Designers from the Costume Designers Guild accompanied pediatric patients they partnered with to reveal an incredible array of true […]

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    NFMLA Virtual Conversation | Chasing Chasing Amy and LGBTQ+ Film Culture

    Event Date: Friday, May 31 · 11am - 12:30pm PDT

    Join New Filmmakers Los Angeles for a conversation with filmmaker Sav Rodgers, whose documentary film Chasing Chasing Amy had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2023. We will discuss Sav’s filmmaking journey, including the story behind Chasing Chasing Amy, its focus on LGBTQ+ film culture and identity, both of which he highlights in the film. We will […]

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    NFMLA Virtual Conversation | Femme (2023) and Feature Filmmaking

    Event Date: Friday, May 31 · 9 - 10:30am PDT

    Join NewFilmmakers Los Angeles for a conversation with the filmmakers of the feature film FEMME, which is in theaters this spring and premiered last year at the Berlin International Film Festival, based on the 2021 BAFTA-nominated short film of the same name. Filmmakers Sam H. Freeman and Ng Choon Ping will discuss the film and their process as both directors and […]

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    Restoration Premiere of ‘Napoleon by Abel Gance’ (1927) Opens Cannes Classics

    A screening of Abel Gance’s newly-restored 1927 masterpiece ‘Napoleon by Abel Gance’ kicked off the 77th Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday. The film, one of the last large-scale productions of the silent film era, premiered at the Debussy Theatre as part of the ‘Cannes Classics’ series, just six months after Ridley Scott’s remake of the […]

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    ProPublica Discussion Series: The Border and the Election – May 29 – Sign Up Here

    Event Date: May 29, 2024 - 2:00PM EDT

    What does a fire at a detention center in Mexico tell us about the U.S. immigration system? Join us to discuss landmark policy shifts under Biden and Trump that precipitated the deadly fire and how immigration is shaping the presidential election. By ProPublica. In partnership with The Texas Tribune. One year ago, 40 men were killed […]

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    NAACP Presents 2024 “All In” Cinematic Shorts Competition – Enter Now!

    The NAACP presents the 2024 “All In” Cinematic Shorts Competition taking place during the 115th NAACP Convention in Las Vegas, NV from July 13th- July 17th, 2024. This exciting competition will give SIX (6) filmmakers the opportunity to shine a light on issues addressing social justice. Paired in teams of two, the filmmakers will receive […]

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    Women’s Voices Now Film Festival Awards Prizes to Filmmakers from Six Countries

    Women Making Waves Awardee, Bahraini Journalist Ahdeya Al Sayed, gave chilling and moving comments about the times we’re living in and the absolute necessity for everyone to come together against the extremism and radicalism that is spreading all over the world. Her award got extensive press coverage in Saudi, Egyptian, Bahraini, and Iranian news outlets. […]

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    Record-Breaking Participation at 11th Annual Easterseals Disability Film Challenge

    The five-day film challenge inspired 135 entrants with 6 winners announced and 12 grants presented at the Cary Grant Theater on the Sony Pictures Studios Lot on Thursday. Hollywood is known the world over for its red carpet events and an air of excitement around a new project, but the atmosphere on the orange carpet […]

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    ProPublica Launches Discussion Series Demystifying Key Election-Year Issues

    by ProPublica Immigration and public education are policy areas that may be irreversibly altered by the outcomes of state, local and national elections in 2024. ProPublica is launching two event series to clarify current debates around these issues and bring public attention to what’s at stake. Each event will draw on the newsroom’s reporting and […]

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    GGF-Funded Restoration of Napoléon (1927) to open Cannes Classics

    From festival-cannes.com A legend known to cinephiles the world over, a major work of the silent era, one of the most monumental restorations in the history of filmmaking will be unveiled on May 14 as a world premiere: Napoléon by Abel Gance (1st period), in a version resulting from a colossal, passionate effort by the Cinémathèque […]

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    Society of Professional Journalists to hold Mega Mixer on May 19th

    Event Date: Sunday, May 19, 2024 - 4:00PM - 7:00PM - Golden Road Brewery, Los Angeles

    By SPJLA We’re only a few months in, but 2024 is looking to be a tough year for the Los Angeles-area news media. What a better time to reconnect with colleagues at the Society of Professional Journalists, Greater Los Angeles chapter’s 2024 Mega Mixer? Sip some beer, grab a bite and share stories both good […]

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    ProPublica Wins Pulitzer Prize for Supreme Court Coverage

    The award marks ProPublica’s 7th Pulitzer; Uvalde shooting investigation is named a Pulitzer finalist. by ProPublica ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. ProPublica won the prestigious public service Pulitzer Prize for what the judges described as “groundbreaking and […]

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