Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Celebrates 34 Years Presenting 118 Films From Across The Globe For The 2018 Edition

Visual Communications (VC), the nation's premier Asian Pacific American media arts center, announced its outstanding program of films and events for the upcoming 34th edition of the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) running MAY 3 - MAY 12, 2018.

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Tribeca Film Festival® Announces Schindler’s List, Scarface & In The Soup Anniversary Screenings Along With Acclaimed Tribeca Talks® Lineup

Epic reunions and not-to-be-missed intimate conversations will take center stage during the 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, running April 18-29. Tribeca will celebrate the anniversaries of Schindler's List, Scarface, and In the Soup with reunion screenings and conversations.

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Fox Searchlight Pictures Announces Searchlight Television; David Greenbaum and Matthew Greenfield Promoted To Presidents Of Production For Film And Television

Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Nancy Utley and Steve Gilula announced today the creation of Searchlight Television, making the company a 360-degree hub for creative talent and broadening the variety of projects produced under the Searchlight banner. 

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Twentieth Century Fox’s LOVE, SIMON Will Debut In Theaters For One Night Only On Saturday, March 10 Ahead Of Its Official March 16 Release

Greg Berlanti's film follows the story of Simon Spier (Nick Robinson), a teenage boy who has to come out to his friends and family while also trying to uncover the identity of his anonymous crush, has already garnered near universal critical and social acclaim.

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Inaugural AFI Conservatory Expo Showcase

The American Film Institute (AFI) announces the first-ever AFI Conservatory EXPO, a one-day festival showcasing 30 thesis films from the Class of 2017 introducing the AFI Conservatory's most recent MFA graduates to leaders of the film and television community.

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More Stars Set to Present at 90th OSCARS®

Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced additional presenters for the 90th Oscars® telecast.  Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network.

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90TH OSCARS® Performers Announced

Gael García Bernal, Mary J. Blige, Andra Day, Natalia LaFourcade, Miguel, Keala Settle, Sufjan Stevens and Oscar® winner Common will perform this year's nominated songs at the 90th Oscars® ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced.

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Ten More Presenters Announced For 90TH OSCARS®

Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today made known ten additional presenters for the 90th Oscars® telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Academy Awards will air live Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network.

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Fox Searchlight Pictures And Film4’s "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" Crosses $100MM Worldwide BOG

Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Steve Gilula and Nancy Utley announced that Martin McDonagh's Academy Award nominated and Golden Globe-winning Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, financed by Fox Searchlight Pictures and Film4, crossed $100 million in worldwide gross on Monday, February 12, 2018. 

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Joins Michael Fassbender In David Sandberg’s Action-Comedy "Kung Fury"

BLOOM announced today that Golden Globe® Winner Arnold Schwarzenegger (Terminator, The Expendables) will join Academy Award® Nominee Michael Fassbender (X-Men: First Class, Alien: Covenant) and David Hasselhoff (“Knight  Rider”) in David Sandberg’s action-comedy Kung Fury.

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Bethlehem Director Yuval Adler To Helm Espionage-Thriller "The Operative," with Diane Kruger and Eric Bana In Negotiations To Star

BLOOM announced today that Diane Kruger (In the Fade) and Eric Bana (Munich) are in negotiations to star in Bethlehem director Yuval Adler's espionage-thriller The Operative, the story of a woman recruited by the Mossad to go undercover in Tehran.

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FilmNation Entertainment and 30West Partner To Finance The Mindy Kaling, Emma Thompson Project "Late Night"

30WEST and FilmNation Entertainment have announced they will partner to finance the upcoming comedy Late Night, starring Academy Award® Winner Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling (A Wrinkle in Time, Oceans 8). FilmNation Entertainment will launch international sales in Berlin. 

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Oscar® Week Events Celebrate Nominees

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year's nominees in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Score, Animated and Live Action Short Film categories.

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90TH OSCARS® Nominations Announced The Shape of Water Earns 13; Dunkirk, 8; Three Billboards, 7 (Complete List)

Actress-comedian Tiffany Haddish, from the break out hit "Girls Trip," and actor-director Andy Serkis from "War of the Planet of the Apes," joined Academy President John Bailey in announcing the 90th Academy Awards® nominations from the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

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Sean Baker, Ava Duvernay, Greta Gerwig, Chloé Zhao and Others to Participate in 17th Annual Film Independent Directors Close-Up

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, the LA Film Festival and Film Independent at LACMA, announced speakers for the 17th annual Film Independent Directors Close-Up series throughout the month of February.

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  • LUXE Sunset Boulevard: Exquisitely Opulent and Simply Elegant

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    LUXE Sunset Boulevard compound, a hidden tranquil sanctuary, provides an escape, through the lushly landscaped gardens, soundproofing or magic, from the cacophony of the world outside.

     
  • Central Park Five Settles Decade Long Civil Suit

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    The Central Park Five, found guilty in a sham trial for the vicious sexual assault and attempted murder of a white investment banker jogging in Central Park in spring 1989, have settled a decade long civil suit, for $40 million, with New York City.

     
  • THE NEW YORKER Presents, a Unique Film Series, Based on Content from the Pages of the Award Winning Magazine

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    Based on content from The New Yorker, America's most award-winning magazine, The New Yorker Presents is a unique viewing experience, combining documentaries, short scripted narrative films, comedy, poetry, animation and cartoons.

     
  • Smithsonian Channel Celebrates The 65th Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation

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    In a global event, in partnership with the BBC and Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Smithsonian Channel shares the compelling story of the Crown Jewels and the ancient ceremony for which they are used in THE CORONATION.

     
  • Dozens Feared Dead in Taiwan Earthquake

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    The death toll twenty-four hours after a 6.4 magnitude shallow quake hit the densely populated coastal city of Hualien stands at six with dozens still missing and rescue workers frantically working to find survivors amidst the rubble.

     
  • US Markets Tumble; Asian Indices Rebound; World Markets Sharply Divided

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    The Dow Jones Industrial took a hit this week falling sharply after several major U.S. Retailers announced lower than expected second quarter earnings, sending skittish  investors into a selling spree and ending an impressive run.

     
  • 6th Annual Summer Fest on Venice Beach, CA, July 26 to 27

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    Venice, California, - Since 2009, Summerfest on Venice Beach has brought live music shows and delicious food to Los Angeles County. This year it will be held July 26 to 27 (Saturday 10am-7pm; Sunday, 10am-5:30pm) at Venice Beach's Ocean Walk Front, 1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA.