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Julianne Moore Talks Gay Rights in Italy: “Having a Family Is a Matter of Human Rights”

The 'Maggie's Plan' actress commented to Berlin Film Festival reporters on Italy's "step-child adoption" debate to legalize same-sex parenting.

Athena Film Festival: Abortion Providers Doc, ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Truth’ Highlight Lineup

The festival focused on female leadership will open with the New York premiere of reproductive rights documentary Trapped.

Screenwriter Ron Nyswaner Issues Apology for ‘Freeheld’ Comments

The veteran writer, nominated for an Oscar for his work on 1993's 'Philadelphia,' takes responsibility for his comments, which he says are "inaccurate and unfair."

Chicken & Egg Co-Founders Reflect on 10 Years Funding Award-Winning, Female-Directed Docs

Julie Parker Benello and Wendy Ettinger look back on memorable films, including ones that contributed to legislative reform, and reveal why they want the phrase "woman filmmaker" to disappear.

Rome Film Festival: Ellen Page Talks Being LGBT Role Model

The actress was moved to play a person who paved the way for the rights of LGBT people.

In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of ‘The Martian,’ ‘Freeheld’ and More

Read what THR's critics are saying about the documentary 'He Named Me Malala' and Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'The Walk.'

Jane Fonda and Ron Nyswaner to be Honored by L.A. LGBT Center

The two will be feted at the 46th anniversary gala Vanguard Awards on Nov. 7.

Watch Julianne Moore Play Box of Lies With Jimmy Fallon on ‘Tonight Show’

The 'Freeheld' star tried her best to fool host Jimmy Fallon about an Oscar the Grouch doll in a Donald Trump campaign cap.

Can ‘Freeheld’ Help Fight a Homophobic Workplace? Julianne Moore, Ellen Page Say “It’s Not That Simple”

"It's easy to get discouraged and think you can't make a difference," said Michael Shannon. "Fight against that instinct. Go and push forward, no matter what."

TIFF: ‘Freeheld,’ Adaptation of Oscar-Winning Doc Short, Sets Off Waterworks at Fest

The narrative feature-length film, which stars Oscar winner Julianne Moore and Oscar nominee Ellen Page as a lesbian couple fighting for equal rights in 2005 America, was embraced north of the border.

‘Freeheld’: TIFF Review

Julianne Moore plays a dying New Jersey detective battling to leave her pension to her partner, played by Ellen Page, in Peter Sollett's fact-based drama.

Ellen Page: “Borderline Offensive” to Call Actors Playing LGBTQ Characters “Brave”

The actress, who came out as gay in 2014 and plays one half of a lesbian couple in the upcoming movie 'Freeheld,' also talks about working to get more stories about minorities' experiences on the big…