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Lucy Prebble's THE EFFECT Extends Run at Barrow Street Theatre Into The FallLucy Prebble's THE EFFECT Extends Run at Barrow Street Theatre Into The Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Producers The National Theatre of Great Britain's North American wing, Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian, Tom Wirtshafter, and Patrick Daly announced today the critically acclaimed hit off-Broadway play The Effect, by Lucy Prebble, directed by David Cromer, has been extended by popular demand through Sunday, September 4th. For more information, visit www.BarrowStreetTheatre.com (more...)

Jason Biggs, Liev Schreiber Among Jurors for 2016 Tribeca Film FestivalJason Biggs, Liev Schreiber Among Jurors for 2016 Tribeca Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its jurors – a diverse group of industry leaders, including award-winning actors, acclaimed filmmakers, writers, entrepreneurs, artists and cultural leaders. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Trailer for 'Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures'STAGE TUBE: First Look at Trailer for 'Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures'
by Stage Tube - Apr 4, 2016

The only thing more outrageous than Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs was his life. He was obsessed with magic and in particular, with what he saw as the magic of photography and the magic of sex. He pursued both with insatiable dedication.  “Look at the pictures.” With these words, Jesse Helms denounced the work of Robert Mapplethorpe. Twenty-five years later, the first and most complete documentary about the artist since his death, by acclaimed directors Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, does just that,with unprecedented unlimited access to his archives and work.  Check out the trailer below! (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary NOTHING LEFT UNSAID: GLORIA VANDERBILT & ANDERSON COOPER, 4/9HBO to Debut Documentary NOTHING LEFT UNSAID: GLORIA VANDERBILT & ANDERSON COOPER, 4/9
by TV News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

In the poignant and revealing feature-length documentary NOTHING LEFT UNSAID: GLORIA VANDERBILT & ANDERSON COOPER, Vanderbilt and son Anderson Cooper look back at her remarkable life. Directed by Liz Garbus, the exclusive presentation debutsSATURDAY, APRIL 9 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary MAPPLETHORPE: LOOK AT THE PICTURES, 4/4HBO to Debut Documentary MAPPLETHORPE: LOOK AT THE PICTURES, 4/4
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

More than 25 years later, the HBO Documentary Films presentation MAPPLETHORPE: LOOK AT THE PICTURES does just that, taking an unflinching, unprecedented look at his most provocative work. (more...)

Everything Is Copy Nora Ephron: Scripted & Unscripted debuts March 21Everything Is Copy Nora Ephron: Scripted & Unscripted debuts March 21
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

“When you slip on the banana peel, people laugh at you. But when you tell people you slipped on the banana peel, it's your laugh. So you become the hero, rather than the victim of the joke.” This was Nora Ephron's philosophy, inherited from her own mother. She believed that being a writer meant turning the bad things that happen to you into comedy. Written and directed by her son, Jacob Bernstein, the candid portrait EVERYTHING IS COPY Nora Ephron: Scripted & Unscripted debuts MONDAY, MARCH 21 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

HBO to Debut Nora Ephron Documentary EVERYTHING IS COPY, 3/21HBO to Debut Nora Ephron Documentary EVERYTHING IS COPY, 3/21
by TV News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Written and directed by her son, Jacob Epstein, the candid portrait EVERYTHING IS COPY debuts MONDAY, MARCH 21 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

HBO's A GIRL IN THE RIVER: THE PRICE OF FORGIVENESS Wins OscarHBO's A GIRL IN THE RIVER: THE PRICE OF FORGIVENESS Wins Oscar
by TV News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

The HBO Documentary Films presentation A GIRL IN THE RIVER: THE PRICE OF FORGIVENESS received the Academy Award® in the category of Best Documentary Short at the 88th annual Academy Awards®, presented at the 2016 ceremony of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Feb. 28. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary EBOLA: THE DOCTORS' STORY & More 3/14HBO to Debut Documentary EBOLA: THE DOCTORS' STORY & More 3/14
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

One of the biggest news stories of 2015 was the West African Ebola pandemic that claimed tens of thousands of lives. Telling extraordinary stories of courage and perseverance amidst the crisis, the groundbreaking short films EBOLA: THE DOCTORS' STORY (more...)

DVR Alert: HBO Airs Documentary BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS TonightDVR Alert: HBO Airs Documentary BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

With disarming candor, wry wit and sharp self-deprecation, Nichols delivered a master class on his craft in what would be his last in-depth interviews, for BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, debuting TONIGHT, FEB. 22, exclusively on HBO, following its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. (more...)

HBO to Premiere Documentary A GIRL IN THE RIVER: THE PRICE OF FORGIVENESS, 3/7HBO to Premiere Documentary A GIRL IN THE RIVER: THE PRICE OF FORGIVENESS, 3/7
by TV News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Told through the lens of a love story, A GIRL IN THE RIVER: THE PRICE OF FORGIVENESS examines the tensions between modernism and tradition in Pakistan when it debuts MONDAY, MARCH 7 (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary on Legendary Gospel Singer Mavis Staples, 2/29HBO to Debut Documentary on Legendary Gospel Singer Mavis Staples, 2/29
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Celebrating the extraordinary gospel and soul music legend and civil rights icon, who rose to fame as lead singer of the legendary family group The Staple Singers, MAVIS! debuts MONDAY FEB. 29 (9:00-10:25 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Jessica Edwards directs the first feature documentary about this enduring performer. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary HOMEGROWN: THE COUNTER-TERROR DILEMMA, 2/8HBO to Debut Documentary HOMEGROWN: THE COUNTER-TERROR DILEMMA, 2/8
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

HOMEGROWN: THE COUNTER-TERROR DILEMMA is a gripping insider's account of the homegrown terrorist threat in America, told from the perspectives of those who helped construct our counter-terrorism machine – (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary NOTHING LEFT UNSAID: GLORIA VANDERBILT & ANDERSON COOPER, 4/9HBO to Debut Documentary NOTHING LEFT UNSAID: GLORIA VANDERBILT & ANDERSON COOPER, 4/9
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Born into one of the wealthiest and best-known families in American history, Gloria Vanderbilt has lived in the public eye for more than 90 years, unapologetically pursuing love, family and career, experiencing extreme tragedy and tremendous success side by side. (more...)

Documentary ROCK AND A HARD PLACE to Debut Exclusively On HBO This MayDocumentary ROCK AND A HARD PLACE to Debut Exclusively On HBO This May
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

ROCK AND A HARD PLACE, an unprecedented look inside a youth prison boot camp, will debut in May, exclusively on HBO. The powerful documentary is produced for HBO by Seven Bucks Productions, co-founded by Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia, and 44 Blue Productions. (more...)

HBO Acquires Rights to Documentary JIM: THE JAMES FOLEY STORY, Debuting 2/6HBO Acquires Rights to Documentary JIM: THE JAMES FOLEY STORY, Debuting 2/6
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

HBO Documentary Films has acquired the U.S. TV rights to Brian Oakes' powerful documentary JIM: THE JAMES FOLEY STORY, about the life, death and legacy of journalist James Foley, who was murdered by ISIS in 2014, it was announced today. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, 2/22HBO to Debut Documentary BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, 2/22
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

With disarming candor, wry wit and sharp self-deprecation, Nichols delivered a master class on his craft in what would be his last in-depth interviews, for BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, debuting MONDAY, FEB. 22, exclusively on HBO, following its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary HEROIN: CAPE COD, USA, 12/28HBO to Debut Documentary HEROIN: CAPE COD, USA, 12/28
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Opiate-related overdose deaths have quadrupled in the U.S. since 2001. In 2014, Massachusetts had more than 1,250 deaths from heroin overdose; today, 85% of the crimes on Cape Cod are opiate-related. (more...)

HBO to Debut MAPPLETHORPE: LOOK AT THE PICTURES This AprilHBO to Debut MAPPLETHORPE: LOOK AT THE PICTURES This April
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

More than 25 years later, the HBO DOCUMENTARY FILMS presentation MAPPLETHORPE: LOOK AT THE PICTURES does just that, taking an unflinching, unprecedented look at his most provocative work. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

This unprecedented look inside the famed ballet company debuts MONDAY, DEC. 21 (9:00-10:25 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

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