Gerwig talks ‘Little Women’ for academy’s women initiative
NEW YORK (AP) — With a new awards season underway, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences hosted a luncheon Wednesday supporting female filmmakers and celebrating the women behind Greta...
Tribeca Fest co-founder celebrates women filmmakers
NEW YORK (AP) — The co-founder of the Tribeca Film Festival called on women filmmakers to keep building on the momentum of the #MeToo and Time's Up era.
Showtime: 18th Tribeca opens in Harlem with ‘The Apollo’
NEW YORK (AP) — The 18th Tribeca Film Festival moved uptown on Wednesday for an opening night that honored an elder New York institution: the Apollo Theater.
MeToo, Kavanaugh topics of talk at women filmmakers’ event
NEW YORK (AP) — The midterm elections, #MeToo, and the recent confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court: All were key topics of discussion at an annual gathering for women filmmakers Tuesday in Manhattan.
"Nevertheless, we persisted," intoned Jane Rosenthal, executive chair of Tribeca Enterprises, using the popular feminist slogan over and over as she discussed a year of women's struggles, both inside and outside Hollywood.
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Shock, anger over Weinstein at NY women filmmakers event
NEW YORK (AP) — Anger, shock, unity and solidarity: Those were the prevailing emotions on Tuesday at a Manhattan event for women filmmakers, writers and actors, where the Harvey Weinstein scandal wasn't far from anyone's mind.
"I'm mad as hell!" Jane Rosenthal, executive chair of Tribeca Enterprises, said to the crowd. She was channeling the famous line from the movie "Network," and telling guests that they needed to be mad, too.
Ben Hardy, Joe Mazzello and Gwilym Lee for Bohemian Rhapsody
Ben Hardy, Joe Mazzello and Gwilym Lee have been confirmed for the new Queen biopic.
The trio will join Rami Malek in 'Bohemian Rhapsody' as the rock group's remaining band members, with 'X-Men: Apocalypse' star Hardy set to play drummer Roger Taylor and Mazello in line to star as bassist John Deacon.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lee will portray lead guitarist Brian May, and Malek had already signed up to play the group's late frontman Freddie Mercury, who died in 1991 aged 45.
‘Bobbi Jene,’ ‘Keep the Change’ top Tribeca Film Fest awards
NEW YORK (AP) — "Keep the Change," a romance about a couple who meet at a community for people on the autistic spectrum, and "Bobbi Jene," a documentary about an American dancer in the Israeli dance company Batsheva, were the top winners at the 16th Tribeca Film Festival.
With no action heroes, Madoff movie landed at HBO
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Makers of an upcoming HBO movie on Bernard Madoff initially wanted to make a feature film for theaters but quickly realized that today's movie industry had little interest in an intricate tale about a financial swindle.