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Brave woman who started film fest

FIVE years ago, a brave, intelligent, eccentric woman with multi-coloured hair, big clothing and an enigmatic personality decided to do something unheard of in apartheid South Africa.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Sid and Nancy, Drama Movies, Music!

6 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

"We developed the Battle of Atlanta mobile application in order to provide a 21st century version of the historical markers that mark sites of the Battle of Atlanta and other Civil War landmarks around the city," said Dr. Daniel Pollock, a physician, Civil War scholar and co-developer of the program.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Cambridge Evening News

Dev Patel

Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons will star in the biopic about Srinivasa Ramanujan, a founding father of the digital age.


Related Topix: Slumdog Millionaire, Dev Patel, Drama Movies, Casanova, Comedy Movies, Music!, Adventure, Celebrities, Jeremy Irons

Alva James-Johnson: Grappling with ideal vs. reality

My family stayed for only a couple days, but it was enough time to explore a few historical sites.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

Wall Street Journal

James Brown and the Making of 'Get on Up'

"I was sitting right there," says Mick Jagger, pointing at a row of seats in the famous first balcony at New York's Apollo Theater.


Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, Performance, Short, Crime Movies, Western, Ned Kelly, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Theater, Arts

Uma Thurman to Join Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller & More in Adam Jones

According to The Hollywood Reporter , Uma Thurman will join Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller and more in the Weinstein Company's upcoming film ADAM JONES.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Pulp Fiction, Drama Movies, The Truth About Cats & Dogs, Mad Dog and Glory, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Beautiful Girls, Mystery Movies, Action Movies, Paycheck, Henry & June, Science Fiction Movies


Happy Birthday, Elisabeth Moss! See the Mad Men Stara s Transformation into a Red-Carpet Stunner

As the world gears up for the 1960s period drama's swan song , the laid-back actress is quickly moving beyond her famed Mad Men persona.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mad Men, Drama Movies, Girl, Interrupted, Elisabeth Moss

The Wall Street Journal

Is Courting Congress the Stuff of Movies? Hillary Clinton Doesn't Think So

One of the legacies of Barack Obama 's presidency is a certain indifference to the messy, time-sucking work of courting Congress.


Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln


Kerry Washington's Interview for Stylist

Stylist discovers why Scandal's Kerry Washington is shaking up America. Words: Colin Crummy There are certain indicators in life that suggest you have made it.


Related Topix: Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Kerry Washington, Emmy Awards, George Bush

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Skate Street DeKalb draws crowd at Kishwaukee Fest

Joey Lopresti, 19, skates with Mini Abe on Wednesday during Skate Street DeKalb.


Related Topix: DeKalb, IL, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

Observer & Eccentric

Honest Abe: Local man a proud Lincoln lookalike

Ron Carly's used his impeccable likeness to one of the United States' fondest presidents to create quite a stir when he's out in public.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Livonia, MI, Redford, MI, Canton, MI

Alabama Live

'October Sky' actress Natalie Canerday on Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris...

That voice is Arkansas actress Natalie Canerday 's trademark, which she attributes to cigarettes and years of yelling on the high school drill team.


Related Topix: October Sky, Family, Drama Movies, Sling Blade, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Canerday, Alabama, Celebrities, Lucas Black, Entertainment

WTOP-FM Washington

Beautifying D.C. one wall at a time

The alley next to Ben's Chili Bowl in Northwest D.C. is awash in yellow, green and red paint.


Related Topix: Comedy, Cosby, Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Bill Cosby

Myrtle Beach Online

'Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel' conjures a new literary form

It's tempting to frame Anya Ulinich's "Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel" in terms of its antecedents: Bernard Malamud and Anton Chekhov, on the one hand, both of whom are referenced in the narrative, and on the other, graphic novelists such as Marjane Satrapi and Harvey Pekar, whose work is rich, allusive and alive with words.


Related Topix: American Splendor, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Entertainment

The Fresno Bee

The bishop and Abe Lincoln: an example of religion's positive influence on politics

The Founding Fathers had good reasons for explicitly barring government from inserting itself into matters of religion.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Religion, Episcopal Church, Agriculture, Science

The Logan County Herald

Mt. Pulaski Honors one of its long-time volunteer citizens

The Mt. Pulaski Courthouse register signature book showed ninety-nine visitors that stopped by today to wish Wally Kautz a "Happy Birthday" and to thank him for all his years of service as Mt.


Related Topix: Mount Pulaski, IL, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Illinois, Logan County, IL, Pulaski, IL, Lincoln, IL

Washington to receive Lifetime Achievement award

Denzel Washington will be honoured with the Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award at the San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain this September.


Related Topix: Flight, Glory, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Philadelphia, History Movies, Crime Movies, Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Inside Man, Celebrities, Denzel Washington

Colorado Springs Independent

Philip Seymour Hoffman's about the only redeeming element of A Most Wanted Man

When Philip Seymour Hoffman died from a drug overdose last February at the age of 46, we lost not only an immensely talented and diverse actor, but also the cinema's preeminent portrayer of sweaty men in dirty white T-shirts.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Capote, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman, The American

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Auto Channel

1951 Cadillac Limousine Owned By Evita Peron to be Auctioned

July 22, 2014: Silverstone Auctions is offering the opportunity to own a unique and very special car, with connections to one of the most famous women of the 20th Century, in its sale at Salon Prive on 4thSeptember.


Related Topix: Cadillac Limousine, Cadillac, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Evita, Theater, Celebrities, Dance, Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Pop/Rock

International Business Times

Gary Oldman Covers Iggy Azalea's 'Fancy' [VIDEO]

English screen and stage actor Gary Oldman is the latest celebrity to perform a cover of Iggy Azalea's hit song "Fancy."


Related Topix: Sid and Nancy, Music!, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Gary Oldman, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Recreational Vehicle, Award