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'Birth of a Nation' :: 100 Years On, Debate Lingers

MOVIES | By Hillel Italie | Feb 13
One hundred years ago this spring, Hollywood came of age in a blaze of wonder and fury. But one of the greatest glories in movie history is also one of its lasting shames.

Kathleen Hanna Brings 'Myrna the Monster' to Life at Sundance

MOVIES | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 29
A short film by director and screenwriter Ian Samuels with loving production by MTV Other, "Myrna The Monster" premieres today at 9 p.m. at the Yarrow Hotel Theatre in Park City, Utah, as part of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.

Kate McKinnon Joins All-Female Cast of 'Ghostbusters' Reboot

MOVIES | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 28
"SNL" star Kate McKinnon joins the all-female reboot of the "Ghostbusters" franchise. I ain't afraid of no girls!

Orphan 3.0: 'Annie' Hits Silver Screen with Colorblind Casting

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 19
In 2010, after a run of more than a century, the syndicated comic strip "Little Orphan Annie" was canceled. But, as the saying goes, you can't keep a good girl down. The plucky little orphan star of page, stage, radio and screen is back.

Kim Rocco Shields Imagines World Where Gay is Norm

MOVIES | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 11
Imagine a world where being gay was the norm. This is the world that up and coming young director Kim Rocco Shields has created in her new feature film.

Style Becomes Substance in 'Far From Heaven'

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Oct 8
The SpeakEasy Stage is currently presenting the Boston premiere of "Far From Heaven," a musical that uses the techniques of film director Douglas Sirk to explore social taboos amongst the societal conformation of the Eisenhower era.

Women Missing From the Movies, Says Geena Davis

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 25
The results are in from her extensive study, says Geena Davis: women and girls are few and far between in films, and those there have no job other than to be thin and pretty.

Qfilms :: Premieres & Award Winners

MOVIES | By Chris Carpenter | Sep 6
The 21st Long Beach Qfilm event will take place Friday, September 12 through Sunday, September 14 at the historic Art Theatre and adjoining LGBTQ Center on 4th Street's famed "retro row."

China Cans Beijing Independent Film Fest

MOVIES | By Didi Tang | Aug 23
Chinese authorities blocked an annual independent film festival from opening on Saturday, said organizers of an event that has become a rare and influential venue for critical voices.

HBO Latin America Presents The 6th Annual Ft. Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

MOVIES | Aug 17
The sixth Annual Ft. Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (FLGLFF) is doubling the number of films it will present and extending the schedule to seven days this year, announced Mark Gilbert, board chair and interim festival director.

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