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  1. 'San Francisco 2.0' Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi: "Trump Is Uber"

    1:05 pm 9/28/2015

    The Republican frontrunner is a disrupter but "at some point it's all going to crash and burn," says the political junkie and Emmy-winning director of 'Journeys With George,' whose new HBO film looks at the dark side of progress.Read more

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  2. Robert Durst and 'The Jinx' Trial: Will HBO Testify?

    5:00 am 3/18/2015

    "I believe he'll be convicted," says Fox News' Jeanine Pirro of the stunning arrest of subject Robert Durst, but evidence gathered for the series may not be admissible.Read more

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  3. Athena Film Festival Honorees Reveal Women Who Inspired Them

    10:44 am 2/8/2015

    'Beyond the Lights' director Gina Prince-Bythewood and Mandalay Pictures president Cathy Schulman also talked about the danger of not giving more attention to stories told from a female point of view.Read more

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  4. Star-Studded Athena Film Festival Hopes to Highlight Diverse Forms of Female Leadership

    9:32 am 2/5/2015

    "When they close their eyes and they think leadership, they're going to see a multiple array of people, over half of which are women, in strong and courageous roles," Kolbert says of her goal for the festival's audience.Read more

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  5. Bombshell Scientology Film Revealed: Alex Gibney on Cruise, Travolta and 'the Prison of Belief'

    10:00 am 1/21/2015

    He's tackled Enron, Eliot Spitzer and Lance Armstrong. Now, the Oscar winner is taking aim at the controversial church (and its lawyers) as he reveals that a private investigator has been asking questions about him: "This Scientology thing — that just takes a huge set to take them on," says Armstrong. "But he has the courage to do it."Read more

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  6. Athena Film Festival: 'Beyond the Lights,' 'Obvious Child' Highlight Female-Focused Lineup

    9:09 am 1/9/2015

    The festival will screen narrative, documentary and short films from around the world that showcase women's leadershipRead more

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  7. Athena Film Festival: HBO's Sheila Nevins, Director Gina Prince-Bythewood Among Honorees

    8:37 pm 12/9/2014

    The fifth annual Barnard College-set celebration of women and leadership also will honor Oscar-winning producer and Mandalay Pictures president Cathy SchulmanRead more

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  8. Tina Fey, Jerry Seinfeld Front Emmy Icons 2013 Portfolio

    9:00 am 9/18/2013

    "Breaking Bad's" Bryan Cranston, "Mad Men's" Matthew Weiner, "Arrested Development's" Mitchell Hurwitz and more legends of television on how the award can save a series ("30 Rock"), give validation beyond ratings ("Seinfeld") and provoke anxiety. Says "ER" creator John Wells: "I forgot to thank George Clooney in my acceptance speech!"Read more

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  9. HBO Documentary Czar Sheila Nevins Wants a 'Paradise Lost 4' (Exclusive Q&A)

    5:00 am 8/24/2011

    About 18 years ago, the longtime HBO documentary chief noticed a small news article about a cult murder in Arkansas, setting in motion a movement that culminated with the Aug. 19 release of the West Memphis Three.Read more

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