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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Hosts Special Event Screening and Panel Discussion of "THE BOOK THIEF"

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Hosts Special Event Screening and Panel Discussion of "THE BOOK THIEF"

November 08, 2013 08:40 PM Eastern Standard Time

WASHINGTON--(Business Wire)--Last night, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in our nation’s capital hosted a screening of the new motion picture THE BOOK THIEF for 400 audience members, including 23 Holocaust survivors and Second Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden.

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Former President George W. Bush Hosts Private Screening for Powerful New Film "The Book Thief"

Former President George W. Bush Hosts Private Screening for Powerful New Film "The Book Thief"

November 07, 2013 03:28 PM Eastern Standard Time

HOUSTON--(Business Wire)--On Wednesday, November 6th President George H.W. Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush hosted a special screening of 'The Book Thief' in Houston, TX. The theater was packed with 300 of their guests including the Bushes' sons Marvin and Neil; former Houston Mayor Bill White and his wife Andrea; former ambassador to Spain Eduardo Aguirre and his wife Tere; former Iranian diplomat Hushang Ansary and his wife Shahla; former California congressman Michael Huffington; and former Conoco Phillips chairman Archie Dunham. Mrs. Bush also invited all of the Saintly Stitchers from St. Martin's church to attend (they meet once a week to needlepoint.) Juan (the beloved janitor in the Bush building), also brought his daughter, and one of 41's favorite nurses from last year, Ruby, was present.

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New Line Cinema’s “Horrible Bosses 2” Now in Production

New Line Cinema’s “Horrible Bosses 2” Now in Production

Chris Pine and Christoph Waltz Join Returning Stars Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx and Kevin Spacey for this Sequel to the Hit Comedy “Horrible Bosses”

November 07, 2013 04:28 PM Eastern Standard Time

BURBANK, Calif.--(Business Wire)--Filming has begun in Los Angeles on New Line Cinema’s “Horrible Bosses 2,” directed by Sean Anders (“Sex Drive”). The follow-up to the 2011 hit comedy “Horrible Bosses” reunites stars Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis as everyone’s favorite working stiffs Nick, Dale and Kurt. Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx and Kevin Spacey also reprise their starring roles, while Chris Pine and Christoph Waltz star as new adversaries standing between the guys and their dreams of success.

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People’s Choice Awards Announce Hosts Beth Behrs and Kat Dennings of “2 Broke Girls” and Launch Voting for All Categories

People’s Choice Awards Announce Hosts Beth Behrs and Kat Dennings of “2 Broke Girls” and Launch Voting for All Categories

Voting Begins Today At PeoplesChoice.com

November 05, 2013 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

LOS ANGELES--(Business Wire)--Nominees for THE 40th ANNUAL PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS were announced this morning at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. People’s Choice Awards Executive Producer Mark Burnett was on hand to announce the hosts for the live awards show, Beth Behrs and Kat Dennings, stars of the CBS sitcom “2 Broke Girls.” Joining Beth and Kat at the press conference were presenters Rachel Bilson (“Heart of Dixie”), Ciara (Epic Recording Artist), Darren Criss (“Glee”) and Allison Janney (“Mom”).

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Utah Film Center Announces 2013 Winner of Peek Award for Disability in Film

Utah Film Center Announces 2013 Winner of Peek Award for Disability in Film

Award Winners Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine Acknowledged for Documentary That Raises Disability Awareness

Peek Award Event Focuses on Progeria Syndrome and Family Featured in Film
Event Includes Presentation by Barry Morrow, Screening of Documentary

November 06, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY--(Business Wire)--The Utah Film Center announced the winner of its annual Peek Award for Disability in Film, recognizing filmmakers Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine for their documentary Life According to Sam. This year’s Peek Award event will focus on the family featured in the documentary—Drs. Scott Berns and Leslie Gordon, and their son Sam—as well as their work in discovering the progeria gene, the cause of a rare genetic disorder from which their son suffers.

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Announcing the Premiere of WARX2: The Unseen Battleground, the War of Ghosts and Spirits

Announcing the Premiere of WARX2: The Unseen Battleground, the War of Ghosts and Spirits

In theaters December 6, 2013, the new documentary film, WARX2, uncovers truths about military suicides.

November 04, 2013 09:37 AM Eastern Standard Time

HOUSTON--(Business Wire)--The new documentary film, WARX2 (war times 2), explores suicide deaths in the US military and their causes. It asks the question: perhaps our soldiers are not just experiencing post-traumatic stress; perhaps they are experiencing spiritual warfare? WARX2 is presented by the Strasson Group. The goal of the documentary is to educate soldiers about Arab and African cultures and their traditions in regard to ghosts and spirits.

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Legendary Stan Lee Becomes An Animated Character in the "Stan Lee Superhero Pack" by Plotagon In Collaboration With POW! Entertainment

Legendary Stan Lee Becomes An Animated Character in the "Stan Lee Superhero Pack" by Plotagon In Collaboration With POW! Entertainment

November 02, 2013 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

STOCKHOLM--(Business Wire)--Swedish startup,  Plotagon, launched its Stan Lee Superhero Pack this weekend at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo in Los Angeles. Plotagon is a free, beta application that anyone can use to make instant, 3D animated movies. The Superhero Pack (USD $9.99) is an add-on that includes four newly created superhero characters and Lee as a fifth animated character, who can be seen in a shot movie demo on YouTube. All were developed in collaboration with Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment.

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DreamWorks Studios Acquires the Film Rights to Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author Doris Kearns Goodwin’s Highly Anticipated Book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

DreamWorks Studios Acquires the Film Rights to Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author Doris Kearns Goodwin’s Highly Anticipated Book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

October 30, 2013

LOS ANGELES--(Business Wire)--DreamWorks Studios has closed a preemptive deal to acquire the film rights to Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin’s soon-to-be-released book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism, it was announced by Stacey Snider, Partner and Co-Chair at DreamWorks Studios. Goodwin previously collaborated with the studio on the critically acclaimed and award-winning Lincoln, based in part on Goodwin’s #1 New York Times bestselling Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.

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Inception Film Partners Acquires International Distribution Rights to Highly Acclaimed Film "Home Run"

Inception Film Partners Acquires International Distribution Rights to Highly Acclaimed Film "Home Run"

Highest grossing faith-based film of the year marks first major acquisition of newly formed company

October 29, 2013 01:21 PM Eastern Daylight Time

LOS ANGELES--(Business Wire)--Inception Film Partners, LLC, a global film distribution company involved in motion picture and television sales, finance and production, has acquired international distribution rights to the highly acclaimed faith-based hit “Home Run.” This is the first major acquisition for the newly formed Inception Film Partners, a subsidiary of Inception Media Group, LLC.

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First Run Features Presents MAIDENTRIP

First Run Features Presents MAIDENTRIP

OPENING ON JANUARY 17TH AT THE IFC CENTER IN NEW YORK

Winner of the Visions Audience Award at SXSW
Winner of the Festival Director's Award at Mountainfilm in Telluride
Nominated for the Audience Award at the 2013 Gotham Independent Film Awards

"It’s impossible to watch Maidentrip and not want to immediately start scheming your own audacious adventure." -OUTSIDE MAGAZINE

Directed, produced and shot by a team of young female filmmakers, the new highly acclaimed documentary film MAIDENTRIP celebrates the accomplishments of the intrepid young woman Laura Dekker and brings her complex and inspiring real-life story to the big screen.

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