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Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz sat with The Hollywood Reporter senior film writer Tatiana Siegel on Wednesday to discuss their hit — but divisive — Israeli wartime thriller at the latest TV Talks panel at New York’s 92nd Street Y. Going into the second-season release of Fauda on Netflix last week, the foreign-language Israeli-Palestinian conflict
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The teenage activists, sporting shirts with a “no guns” logo and bearing the message “Piece Out,” accompanied the winning filmmakers behind a documentary about the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. The Peabody Awards ended up being tragically timely, with organization’s annual celebration of winners falling a day after a high-school shooting in Santa Fe,
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Jeffrey Katzenberg, Ron Meyer, Jim Gianopulos, Kevin Tsujihara, Jerry Bruckheimer, Brian Grazer, Pat Riley and Gary Barber were among the other notable figures in attendance. Hollywood’s elite turned out in force for the Simon Wiesenthal Center and Museum of Tolerance’s annual national tribute dinner on Thursday night — Jews and non-Jews alike — as the
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Sean Baker and Yance Ford, the first transgender director nominated for an Oscar, were recognized for their excellence in independent filmmaking. At St. Bart’s Church on Thursday night, Rooftop Films transformed the holy space into a place to celebrate its own religion: independent film. Over the altar, a projection of the Rooftop Films logo flickered.
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The showrunner for the hit Amazon series was among the Producers Guild Award nominees who gathered at a reception in New York earlier this week. Amy Sherman-Palladino is relatively new to filming in New York. The veteran writer-director-producer and self-proclaimed “L.A. baby” filmed the first season of her Amazon series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, in
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The 33rd annual ceremony, hosted by Maz Jobrani, took place at Los Angeles’ Paramount Theatre. The International Documentary Association hosted the 33rd annual IDA Documentary Awards at Los Angeles’ Paramount Theatre on Saturday night. The awards were started as a way to honor films that some felt the Academy Awards were ignoring. “At that time
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Elsewhere at the independent film celebration earlier this week, ‘Call Me by Your Name’ star Timothee Chalamet and director Luca Guadagnino tease the prospect of a sequel (or sequels) to the acclaimed coming-of-age romance, which won best feature. Get Out and Call Me by Your Name were the big winners at Monday night’s Gotham independent
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