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Tracy Droz Tragos – Filmmaker, Writer, Producer

The recipient of several prestigious honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Sundance Screenwriting and Directing Fellowship, Tracy Droz Tragos’ work focuses on issues involving women, inequality, rural America, and education. Her latest film, “The Smartest Kids in the World,” based on the New York Times bestseller, focuses on the…
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Thao’s Library is back for a Spring Off-Broadway showing

THAO’S LIBRARY, a play written and performed by Elizabeth Van Meter will begin performances at Manhattan’s The Lion Theatre on April 20th and open April 28th for a limited run through May 7th. The play, directed by Joe Ricci, is…
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The 6th Annual Athena Film Festival takes place this month

THE SIXTH ANNUAL Athena Film Festival, co-founded by Melissa Silverstein runs from February 18-21 at Barnard College in New York City. This year’s line-up includes an impressive list of thought-provoking, narrative, documentary and short films. Check out more about the festival, including a…
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Lee Quinby’s latest documentary project seeks crowdfunding

'Freak the Language' documents the work of NYC poet and dramatist David Mills who once resided in Langston Hughes' landmark Harlem home, inspiring him to create original prose which, say Quinby and co-producer Sam Hampton, "illuminate how black lives matter." More...
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Nina Simone, Amy Winehouse and the demons of fame and genius

While 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' fills us in on Simone after fame, 'Amy' suggests what might have been.
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