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Sydney Pollack’s Lawyer May Face Trial Over Aretha Franklin Concert Film

As everyone knows, lawyers are supposed to represent their clients zealously. Sometimes, there’s even bluffing involved. But can an attorney get into legal trouble for voicing a foolish legal theory in a threatening letter without any real intention of testing it in court? That scenario has come up in a case against Hollywood power lawyer […]

IDA Documentary Awards: ‘Honeyland,’ ‘American Factory,’ ‘Apollo 11’ Lead Nominees

'Apollo 11,' 'American Factory,' 'The Biggest Little Farm,' 'For Sama,' 'Honeyland, 'One Child Nation' and 'Sea of Shadows' are among the high-profile films nominated for best feature by the International Documentary Association, which on Wednesday announced the nominees for its 2019 awards.

Aretha Franklin Concert Film ‘Amazing Grace’ to Open 2019 Ebertfest

The Aretha Franklin concert film 'Amazing Grace' will open this year’s Roger Ebert film festival in Champaign-Urbana.

Aretha Franklin Doc ‘Amazing Grace’ Picked Up by Neon

'Amazing Grace,' the concert documentary featuring the late superstar Aretha Franklin, has been picked up Neon in time for an awards play.

Aretha Franklin Documentary ‘Amazing Grace’ to Screen at AFI Fest

'Amazing Grace,' the concert film about Aretha Franklin’s 1972 performance at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, has been added to the schedule of AFI Fest, where it will have its West Coast premiere.

Telluride Film Festival Lineup Includes ‘Sully,’ ‘Arrival’

Tributes are planned for Casey Affleck, Amy Adams and Pablo Larrain.

‘Amazing Grace’ Producer Agrees Not to Screen Aretha Franklin Doc for Next 30 Days

The parties are seeing if there's a way out of this mess.

Aretha Franklin Seeks to Stop Sales Screenings of ‘Amazing Grace’ Doc

An amended complaint was filed by the singer following reports that producer Alan Elliott allegedly held a screening of the doc for buyers at the Toronto Film Festival.

TIFF: Aretha Franklin Doc ‘Amazing Grace’ Screening Canceled

The cancellation comes after the singer was granted an injunction against the film's planned screening at the Telluride Film Festival this weekend.

‘Amazing Grace’ Pulled From Chicago Film Festival Amid Aretha Franklin Legal Battle

Franklin was granted an emergency injunction Friday, which halted the premiere of the film at the Telluride Film Festival.

Aretha Franklin Responds to ‘Amazing Grace’ Telluride Injunction: “Justice, Respect and What Is Right Prevailed”

On Friday, a U.S. District judge blocked the Telluride Film Festival screening three hours before its scheduled showing.

Aretha Franklin Granted Injunction to Stop Telluride Showing of ‘Amazing Grace’

The singer says the new film showing her 1972 performance violated her rights to name and likeness and invaded her privacy.