POETRY TV COVERAGE

The 92Y Announces Reading of THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA with Jon Hamm and Others The 92Y Announces Reading of THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA with Jon Hamm and Others
by TV News Desk - September 20, 2018

92Y's Unterberg Poetry Center will present a reading of an abridged version of Philip Roth's critically-acclaimed novel, The Plot Against America, on Sunday, October 28 at 1 pm. Featured readers include Ayad Akhtar, Billy Crudup, Jennifer Ehle, Jon Hamm, Elizabeth Marvel, Maggie Siff and John Turtur... (more...)
The London Film Festival Announces Full Lineup, Opening with European Premiere of Steve McQueen's WIDOWS The London Film Festival Announces Full Lineup, Opening with European Premiere of Steve McQueen's WIDOWS
by TV News Desk - August 30, 2018

The 62nd BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® today announces its full programme, featuring a diverse selection of 225 feature films from both established and emerging talent. This 12-day celebration of cinema illustrates the richness of international filmmaking, with films... (more...)
Acclaimed Cinematographer Lidia Nikonova Joins THE DAY THAT Acclaimed Cinematographer Lidia Nikonova Joins THE DAY THAT
by TV News Desk - August 24, 2018

Award-winning cinematographer Lidia Nikonova gets experimental in the new short film drama “The Day That,” directed by veteran director Dorian Tocker. The film was recently premiered a the Rhode Island International Film Festival.... (more...)
Stage And Screen Star Judges Join LA's Next Great Stage Star Stage And Screen Star Judges Join LA's Next Great Stage Star
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2018

On August 27th, the Debbie Reynolds Main stage at the historic El Portal Theater will host the 12th annual LA's Next Great Stage Star(R), following a six week competition.  Creator, Michael Sterling, along with his Co-Executive Producer and Co-Sponsor, Barbara Van Orden, are proud to offer this annu... (more...)
Frederick Wiseman's MONROVIA, INDIANA to be Released in Theaters Starting on October 26 Frederick Wiseman's MONROVIA, INDIANA to be Released in Theaters Starting on October 26
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2018

On the heels of the recent announcement of Frederick Wiseman's MONROVIA, INDIANA making its world premiere at the 2018 Venice Film Festival, Zipporah Films is pleased to announce that the documentary will open theatrically on October 26 at New York's Film Forum as it begins a national theatrical rol... (more...)
Idris Elba Joins the Cast of GHETTO COWBOY Idris Elba Joins the Cast of GHETTO COWBOY
by TV News Desk - August 09, 2018

Idris Elba has been cast in the has joined the ensemble of Ghetto Cowboy, according to Variety. This film marks Ricky Staub's feature directorial debut.... (more...)
AMERICAN MASTERS Presents an 'Artists Flight' of New Documentaries AMERICAN MASTERS Presents an 'Artists Flight' of New Documentaries
by TV News Desk - August 06, 2018

Uncovering the lives and works of four groundbreaking visual artists, American Masters presents an “Artists Flight” of new documentaries, premiering Fridays, August 31-September 14 on PBS (check local listings). Four films tell the stories of four artists: Eva Hesse, the 1960s art world icon who cha... (more...)
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for Second Half of 2018 HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for Second Half of 2018
by TV News Desk - July 25, 2018

HBO has confirmed a fresh array of thought-provoking documentaries for the second half of 2018, including: Susan Lacy's JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS, the intimate story of an icon; Nathaniel Kahn's THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING, an insider's look at today's money-driven art world; Kate Davis and David Heilbron... (more...)
Detroit's Sidewalk Festival Kicks Off 6th Year this August Detroit's Sidewalk Festival Kicks Off 6th Year this August
by TV News Desk - July 19, 2018

After six years, Detroit's annual street festival, that takes over a few, alleys, streets, and yes, sidewalks on the westside is back and ready to Create, Engage, and Inspire with fellow Detroiters and visitors alike. Opening night is on Friday August 3, from 7:00 – 10:00PM at The Artist Village, an... (more...)
Amber Tamblyn Joins Diane Lane In New FX Drama, Y Amber Tamblyn Joins Diane Lane In New FX Drama, Y
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2018

Amber Tamblyn Joins Diane Lane In New FX Drama, Y... (more...)
PBS Series POV Releases Schedule for 31st Season PBS Series POV Releases Schedule for 31st Season
by TV News Desk - July 03, 2018

Produced by American Documentary, Inc., POV is public television's premier showcase for nonfiction films. Since 1988, POV has been the home for the world's boldest contemporary filmmakers, celebrating intriguing personal stories that spark conversation and inspire action. Always an innovator, POV di... (more...)
Starz Releases Official Trailer for New Original Series AMERICA TO ME Set to Debut August 26 Starz Releases Official Trailer for New Original Series AMERICA TO ME Set to Debut August 26
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2018

Starz announced today that the new unscripted 10-part series 'America To Me' will premiere on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 9 PM ET/PT. This insightful documentary series created by Emmy Award(R)-winning and Oscar(R)-nominated filmmaker Steve James (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters, Life Itself, Abacus: S... (more...)