festival

Here Are Trailers for Every Movie Opening Today, April 3

Here are the films opening theatrically in the U.S. the week of Friday, April 3. (Synopses provided by distributor unless listed otherwise.) Wide Furious 7 Director: James Wan Cast: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Paul Walker, Lucas Black, Michelle Rodriguez, Kurt Russell, Elsa Pataky, Jordana Brewster, Ronda Rousey, Djimon Hounsou, Tyrese Gibson, Nathalie Emmanuel, Iggy Azalea, Tony …

Continued – 

Here Are Trailers for Every Movie Opening Today, April 3

Yes Men say no to giving up their political pranks – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

BERLIN (AP) – Watch out, the Yes Men are coming. Wearing suits bought in a Salvation Army store and wielding little more than a fake press release, this prankster duo are out to shake up the debate on climate change, Arctic drilling and corporate greed.

Original article:  

Yes Men say no to giving up their political pranks – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

Iggy Pop to deliver fourth annual John Peel lecture

BBC Radio 6 Music host will deliver a speech on the subject of Free Music in a Capitalist Society

Link:

Iggy Pop to deliver fourth annual John Peel lecture

Why do people spend more than they can afford?

“Income inequality forces people of lower or middle income to spend more than they can afford on housing, clothing, and sometimes even food — “ In 2007, UC Press published a book by Robert H. Frank that challenged the conventional wisdom about the causes and effects of income inequality in the United States. Now UC Press has reissued Falling Behind: How Rising Inequality Harms the Middle Class …

Excerpt from: 

Why do people spend more than they can afford?

Laval’s corrupt image scares off choral festival sponsors

The founder and driving force behind Laval, Que.’s annual international choral festival says allegations of corruption at Laval city hall have driven away some of the festival’s sponsors.

Continue reading – 

Laval’s corrupt image scares off choral festival sponsors

How the Human Rights Watch Film Festival Puts Activist Cinema In Context

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival celebrates its 24th edition this year by expanding to two venues (now with screenings not only at Film Society at Lincoln Center but also downtown at IFC Center). The festival opens with the documentary “Anita,” about Anita Hill, and closes with realist fiction film “Tall as a Baobab Tree,” which was filmed in Senegal by American Jeremy Teicher. With these …

More – 

How the Human Rights Watch Film Festival Puts Activist Cinema In Context

Wall Street Journal Announces 24 Startups Participating in ‘WSJ Startup of the Year’

NEW YORK — The Wall Street Journal announced today the 24 startups chosen by Wall Street Journal editors to participate in ‘WSJ Startup of the Year,’ an episodic video documentary for WSJ Live, the Journal’s …

See the original post:

Wall Street Journal Announces 24 Startups Participating in ‘WSJ Startup of the Year’

Participant Media Acquires '99%–The Occupy Wall St. Collaborative …

Participant Media has acquired North American rights to the documentary �99%–The Occupy Wall St. Collaborative Film,� which had its world premiere in competition at the Sundance Film Festival last week. The company …

See the article here:

Participant Media Acquires '99%–The Occupy Wall St. Collaborative …

Sex, politics and Steve Jobs highlight Sundance Film Festival

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Movie executives and first-time directors trudging through the snow this year at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah will find tales of pornography and sex addiction awaiting them, in a trend to show more skin at Robert Redford's annual film showcase. Showing in theaters alongside the Steve Jobs biopic "jOBS," festival goers can catch a movie about porn star Linda Lovelace …

Source: 

Sex, politics and Steve Jobs highlight Sundance Film Festival

CORRECTED-Sex, politics and Steve Jobs highlight Sundance Film Festival

(Corrects name of FilmDistrict exec in 17th para) * "Don Jon," "Lovelace," "Look of Love" among sex-themedfilms * "jOBS" to close out film festival * Film buyer says this year's Sundance is more "uplifting" LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Movie executives andfirst-time directors trudging through the snow this year at theSundance Film Festival in Utah will find tales of pornographyand sex …

Originally posted here: 

CORRECTED-Sex, politics and Steve Jobs highlight Sundance Film Festival