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  • Independent film about The Doors to be shot in Westminster

    Independent film about The Doors to be shot in Westminster
    Doug Gardenhour has always had a passion for film, but it was a scene from the movie "Almost Famous" that  prompted him to pursue his dream of producing a movie. In "Almost Famous" music journalist Lester Bangs is seen throwing aside a record from The...
  • Documentary about new Journey frontman at Charles on Tuesday

    Documentary about new Journey frontman at Charles on Tuesday
    Talk about a great story just falling into your lap. Baltimore filmmaker Ramona Diaz can't help but chuckle while recounting how she first heard about Arnel Pineda, the unlikely successor to Steve Perry as lead singer for Journey and the subject of...
  • 4th annual Town of Bel Air Film Festival Kicks off at Bel Air Armory Oct. 19

    4th annual Town of Bel Air Film Festival Kicks off at Bel Air Armory Oct. 19
    The Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission has announced that the fourth annual Town of Bel Air Film Festival will be held this weekend - Oct. 19-21 - at the Bel Air Reckord Armory at 37-41 North Main St. This year's festival features four documentaries, all...
  • Talk about the devil dancing: Nancy Grace gets ABC's 'Stars' for being bad

    Talk about the devil dancing: Nancy Grace gets ABC's 'Stars' for being bad
    I am too tired to go crazy about this. And there really are so many hugely more important things going on the world practically every day. But ... I cannot let the addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" pass...
  • Nas Thanks Robert De Niro at Tribeca Film Festival: 'He Plays Me in the Movies'

    The opening night selection of this year's Tribeca Film Festival was another music documentary -- "Time Is Illmatic." So does that mean Robert De Niro has a favorite Nas song? "No," De Niro said, admitting he wasn't familiar with the rap star's lyrics....
  • Quincy Jones Recruits Jazzsters Hancock, Spalding for Tribeca Fest Concert

    The rapper Nas won't be the only musician performing in support of a documentary ("Time Is Illmatic") at the Tribeca Film Festival. Quincy Jones, producer of the music doc "Keep on Keepin' On," has recruited jazz stars Herbie Hancock, Esperanza Spalding,...
  • Tribeca Organizers See Fest Expand as Brand Grows

    As the Tribeca Film Festival enters its 13th year, fest leaders feel confident they've established an identity for the event as more than just a placeholder between Sundance and Cannes. Now the only trick is to convince everybody else of that. Although...
  • Chelsea Clinton on Producing Her First Film 'Of Many'

    Could Chelsea Clinton follow in Al Gore's footsteps and take her new documentary all the way to the Oscars? Clinton, 34, is the executive producer of the documentary short "Of Many," about the friendship between a New York rabbi and an imam, which...
  • A Dozen Non-Fiction Films Preem at Tribeca as Doc Community Embraces Fest

    Documentaries "Street Fight," "Jesus Camp," "Which Way Home" and "Taxi to the Dark Side" have two things in common: Oscar nominations (which "Taxi" would go on to win) and world premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival. It's no secret the majority of...
  • Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund Seeks Balance Between Filmmakers

    Funding a documentary is no small feat. Credit card debt, favors and missing paychecks for months (maybe years) are all variables in the equation. Bridge loans and crowd-funding are both popular financing methods, but the most prestigious support comes in...
  • Tribeca Film Festival Highlights

    8 p.m.-midnight April 15 New York Filmmaker Party Local filmmakers to kick off the festival before everyone comes to town; City Hall 7:30 p.m. April 16 Opening-Night Gala "Time Is Illmatic" (One9) World premiere doc that explores the roots of one of...
  • At Tribeca's New Innovation Week, the Future Is Now

    With its newly launched Innovation Week, the Tribeca Film Festival is calling on coders, gamers, hackers, directors, screenwriters, techies -- and anyone with a story to tell. The fest's latest addition features a series of discussions called Future of...