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Women in Film, ReFrame and IMDbPro Partner on COVID-19-Era Filmmaking Challenge

Women in Film LA, ReFrame and IMDbPro are partnering on a new COVID-19-era competition called the Curbside Shorts Two-Minute Film Challenge for women and nonbinary filmmakers from North America.

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    Chris Gardner

‘Desert One’: Film Review | TIFF 2019

In 'Desert One,' Oscar-winning documentarian Barbara Kopple ('American Dream') revisits the botched 1980 Delta Force operation that was meant to resolve the Iran hostage crisis.

J.J. Abrams Talks Inspiring Female Voices at Time’s Up-Influenced Athena Film Festival

The organizers and honorees at the Barnard College-based celebration of women's leadership seemed encouraged that the #MeToo movement and success of films like 'Wonder Woman' and 'Lady Bird' would…

Hot Docs: Oscar-Winning Filmmaker Barbara Kopple to Receive Career Tribute

Kopple, who earned Academy Awards for the documentaries 'Harlan County U.S.A.' and 'American Dream,' will receive the 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award.

Athena Film Festival: Oscar-Winning Doc Filmmaker Barbara Kopple Among Honorees

'Patti Cake$' star Bridget Everett and writer-director Amma Asante also will be recognized at the annual event celebrating female leaders in the entertainment industry.

Sharon Jones Remembered by Documentarian Barbara Kopple: “When She Was on That Stage, She Had No Pain”

The director of 'Miss Sharon Jones!' shares memories of the singer's indomitable and occasionally mischievous spirit — and how she was humming, if not singing, even to the end.

Stephen Colbert Q&A, James Schamus Film Highlight First Group of Montclair Fest Screenings (Exclusive)

Roger Ross Williams' 'Life, Animated,' is set to open the festival with Barbara Kopple's 'Miss Sharon Jones!' serving as the closing-night film.

DOC NYC Line-up Includes Hillary Clinton Presentation, Amy Berg’s Janis Joplin Doc

Clinton will be on hand for the closing night world premiere of 'Once and For All,' which centers on her women's rights address at the 1995 Beijing Women's Conference.

‘Miss Sharon Jones!’: TIFF Review

Documentary doyenne Barbara Kopple shadows soul diva extraordinaire Sharon Jones as she battles serious illness.

Barbara Kopple’s ‘Miss Sharon Jones!’ to Open DOC NYC

The documentary film festival will also present Lifetime Achievement Awards to Kopple, Jon Alpert and Frederick Wiseman.

Toronto: Charlie Hebdo, Malala Yousafzai Docs Join Lineup

The festival unveiled which movies will make up its documentary, Midnight Madness and Vanguard sections.

Carol Leifer to Host IDA Documentary Awards

Presenters will include Barbara Kopple and Monica Lewinsky