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The Museum Of Modern Art Announces Dates For Its 2024 Film Festivals And Annual Series  

The Museum of Modern Art announces dates for its film festival lineup for 2024.

Video: Apple TV+ Debuts THE SUPER MODELS Docu-Series Trailer With Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista & Christy Turlington

Each episode features never-before-seen commentary from some of the biggest names in fashion and culture, with contributors including Emily Bierman, Tim Blanks, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Rocco Laspata, Suzy Menkes, Isaac Mizrahi, Michael Musto, François Nars, Donatella Versace and Vivienne Westwood. Watch the video trailer now!

Video: Apple Debuts THE SUPER MODELS Trailer With Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford & More

Hailing from Imagine Documentaries and One Story Up and directed by Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams and Larissa Bills, the four-part series spotlights the remarkable careers of Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista and Christy Turlington. Watch the new video trailer now!

Renée Fleming, Al Gore & More to be Featured in COAL + ICE Events

Asia Society and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced initial programming for a six-week festival of events paired with the East Coast premiere of COAL + ICE, a documentary photography exhibition that brings together the work of over 50 photographers and video artists from around the world.

The Creative Coalition Awards $220,000 in Grants to Filmmakers

Jenrette will share the story of a young Black girl who goes on a journey to combat obesity and free herself from her family’s “big boned” label. Kessler will explore obesity in comedy and speak to some of today’s biggest comedians about the weight of being overweight.

Apple Orders THE SUPERMODELS Documentary

Apple TV+ has ordered 'The Supermodels,' an unparalleled event docuseries that will feature exclusive access to and interviews with Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista and Christy Turlington.

DESERT ONE'S Barbara Kopple, RBG's Julie Cohen & BUOYANCY'S Rodd Rathjen Up Next On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Two-Time Academy Award Winning Director Barbara Kopple, Producers Eric Forman & David Cassidy, Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Richard 'Taco' Sanchez and John Limbert, Diplomat and one of the Iran Hostages are Tom Needham's guests on THE SOUNDS OF FILM. They will be speaking about Kopple's amazing new documentary DESERT ONE. Also on the program are RBG director, Julie Cohen, and BUOYANCY director, Rodd Rathjen.

Barbara Kopple's DESERT ONE Documentary Opens Tomorrow

40 years later, one of the most daring military rescue attempts in US history is coming to the big screen. Greenwich Entertainment will release the acclaimed documentary feature “Desert One” from two-time Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple (“Harlan County USA” and “American Dream”) on Friday, August 21.

TIFF Announces Industry Offerings and New Slate of Festival Ambassadors

TIFF announced today the new digital look of its Industry structure and programmes at the 2020 Festival. All Industry engagement and opportunities will be online, including business and talent development and its Industry Conference, taking place September 10–15. 

Ricki Lake and SICK SCHOOL Director Share Shocking Cancer Stories On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

The director of SICK SCHOOL, Keif Roberts, and Ricki Lake, the producer of WEED THE PEOPLE, are Tom Needham's exclusive guests this Thursday on WUSB's THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

MARRIAGE STORY Wins Big at the Gotham Awards - See Full List of Winners!

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) tonight announced the winners of the 29th Annual IFP Gotham Awards at a ceremony held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. 

DOC NYC Announces Full Lineup for 10th Edition

 DOC NYC, America's largest documentary festival, announced the full lineup for its expanded tenth anniversary edition, running November 6-15 at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea's SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea. The 2019 festival includes 136 feature-length documentaries among over 300 films and events overall, making this landmark year DOC NYC's biggest edition yet. Included are 28 world premieres 27 US or North American premieres and 59 NYC premieres, with more than 500 doc makers and special guests expected in person to present their films or participate on panels. 

Boston International Kids Film Festival Returns for the Seventh Year

The Boston International Kids Film Festival (BIKFF)  is back with more than 80 films -- both professionally and student-made -- ALL for kids. This year's selections feature a number of award-winning films including a documentary about Syrian and Iraqi refugees experiencing summer camp for the first time, a call to action from a group of school children in Brooklyn trying to eliminate microplastics polluting our environment, and a look back at the Merrimack Valley Gas Explosion and how families and small businesses are still trying to recover. The festival will take place at the Capitol Theatre in Arlington, the Somerville Theatre, and Lesley University College of Art and Design on November 15th - 17th. All screenings are open to the public and tickets can be purchased at

SCANDALOUS Director Mark Landsman Talks NATIONAL ENQUIRER Movie On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

The director of SCANDALOUS: THE UNTOLD HISTORY OF THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER, Mark Landsman, and Paul Mills, the composer of the new feature film OVERCOMER, are Tom Needham's special guests this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB's THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

Ayn Rand's Influence On Culture, Business & Politics is Explored On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Yaron Brook, the chairman of the board of the Ayn Rand Institute, is Tom Needham's exclusive guest this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB's THE SOUNDS OF FILM. Dr. Brook is co-author, with Don Watkins, of In Pursuit of Wealth, Equal Is Unfair and of the national best-seller Free Market Revolution. He is also the host of The Yaron Brook Show on BlogTalk Radio. He is in New York City this week in order to attend the Ayn Rand Institute's 2019 Gala.

TIFF Announces Documentary Lineup, Featuring THE CAVE,​ ​AND WE GO GREEN​, ​DADS

The Toronto International Film Festival​®​ documentary programme reveals its lineup of 25 non-fiction works, including 18 World Premieres with representation from 18 countries. The films cover many high-profile figures, both famous and infamous — including Truman Capote, Merce Cunningham, Ron Howard, Bikram Choudhury, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, and Imelda Marcos — and a broad range of themes, including artistic achievement, the power of journalism, immigration, global politics, and resistance against corrupt leaders. Three films use sports as a framework to look at environmentalism, capitalism, and racism.

TOM NEEDHAM'S SOUNDS OF FILM Features D.A. Pennebaker Tribute & FOR SAMA'S Nainita Desai

THE SOUNDS OF FILM will feature Tom Needham's tribute to the late D.A. Pennebaker and a conversation with FOR SAMA composer, Nainita Desai, this Thursday at 6 pm EST on WUSB.

Cannes Film Festival Winning Directors Of FOR SAMA Join Tom Needham On SOUNDS OF FILM

Waad Al-Kateab & Edward Watts, the directors of the documentary FOR SAMA, winner of the award for Best Documentary at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and at SXSW, will be Tom Needham's exclusive guests this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB's THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

YouTube Heats Up Summer Programming With Full Slate of Free Series and Specials

Following YouTube's huge Brandcast presentation and news that all of its YouTube Originals will be free, YouTube Originals kicks off summer with an exciting slate of new and returning original series and specials to keep viewers engaged after the successful Cobra Kai season 2 launch.

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