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  1. HBO Prepping Campaign Finance Reform Film From Alexandra Pelosi (Exclusive)

    6:55 am 2/17/2016

    The 'Journeys With George' helmer is directing, producing and lensing the untitled film, which the network will debut in the fall.Read more

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  2. HBO's Sheila Nevins on a 'Jinx' Follow-Up, Netflix and Plans for a Black Lives Matter Film

    10:55 am 1/21/2016

    The president of HBO Documentary Films, who has seven titles at Sundance, reveals the reason behind the current doc obsession and opens up about 'Going Clear's' Oscar snub.Read more

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  3. Executive Suite: HBO's Sheila Nevins on Oscar Snubs, Pursuing Theater Before Docs

    9:30 am 1/21/2016

    "I thought, 'Even though I love theater, maybe I can make real people actors in their own stories,'" says the president of HBO Documentary Films, who has seven titles at Sundance this year.Read more

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  4. Oprah Winfrey, Shonda Rhimes and 16 Other Hollywood Leaders on How to Negotiate

    8:30 am 12/10/2015

    Women from THR's Power 100 offer their top dealmaking tips (hint: Don't undersell yourself — and don't be an asshole).Read more

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  5. '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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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