Documentary ‘Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage?’ coming to Disney+

Documentary ‘Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage?’ coming to Disney+

The documentary marks the directorial debut for Anne McCabe, a longtime editor who has worked on films like “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” and the upcoming “Boston Strangler” as well as on television shows like “Succession,” “The Newsroom” and “Nurse Jackie.”

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Angela Lansbury to be remembered with Turner Classic Movies 24-hour marathon

Angela Lansbury to be remembered with Turner Classic Movies 24-hour marathon

Angela Lansbury, who died Oct. 11 just days before her 97th birthday, began her movie career with an Oscar nomination for best supporting actress in 1944’s “Gaslight.” She went on to act in more than 50 movies, earning two more Academy Award nominations.

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Christy Wegener’s documentary ‘I Am Vanessa Guillen’ coming to Netflix

Christy Wegener’s documentary ‘I Am Vanessa Guillen’ coming to Netflix

Army Spc. Guillén, 20, disappeared from Fort Hood, Texas, in April 2020 and was found dead June 30. After telling her mother she was being sexually harassed on base, Guillen was murdered by a fellow soldier

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Afghanistan documentary ‘In Her Hands,’ produced Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, headed to Netflix

Afghanistan documentary ‘In Her Hands,’ produced Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, headed to Netflix

Filmed across two turbulent years, the documentary “In Her Hands” tells the story of Zarifa Ghafari, who at age 26 became one of Afghanistan’s first female mayors and the youngest to ever hold the position. The film documents her fight for survival against the backdrop of her country’s accelerated unraveling.

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Laura Poitras to be Guest of Honor at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam

Laura Poitras to be Guest of Honor at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam

In the Retrospective section, the festival will present all seven films directed by Poitras, from her 2003 debut feature, “Flag Wars” to her latest award-winning documentary, “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed.”

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Documentary ‘Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me’ to debut this fall on Apple TV+

Documentary ‘Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me’ to debut this fall on Apple TV+

The documentary about the singer, songwriter, actress, producer, entrepreneur and activist was directed and produced by Alek Keshishian, best known for his 1991 film “Madonna: Truth or Dare,” which was, at the time, the highest grossing doc of all time.

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Catherine Hardwicke receives Visionary Award at Santa Fe International Film Festival

Catherine Hardwicke receives Visionary Award at Santa Fe International Film Festival

In September, the director premiered her latest movie, “The Prisoner’s Daughter,” at the Toronto International Film Festival. Granted a compassionate release, a dying convict (Brian Cox) tries to reconnect with his daughter (Kate Beckinsale) and the grandson he’s never known — but his violent past comes back to haunt them all.

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Sofia Coppola’s new project is a film adaptation of Priscilla Presley’s memoir ‘Elvis and Me’

Sofia Coppola’s new project is a film adaptation of Priscilla Presley’s memoir ‘Elvis and Me’

The biopic will star Cailee Spaeny (“Mare of Easttown,” “On the Basis of Sex”) as Priscilla and Jacob Elordi (“Euphoria,” “The Kissing Booth”) as Elvis.

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Oscar-winning producer Dede Gardner to be honored at Austin Film Festival in Texas

Oscar-winning producer Dede Gardner to be honored at Austin Film Festival in Texas

In addition, Emmy, BAFTA and Golden Globe winner Stephen Merchant will receive the Outstanding Television Writer Award at this year’s Austin Film Festival.

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Laura Poitras’ ‘All the Beauty and the Bloodshed’ to play as New York Film Festival Centerpiece Selection

Laura Poitras’ ‘All the Beauty and the Bloodshed’ to play as New York Film Festival Centerpiece Selection

In her new film, Laura Poitras weaves two narratives: the fabled life and career of era-defining artist Nan Goldin and the downfall of the Sackler family, the pharmaceutical dynasty Goldin personally took on in her fight to hold accountable those responsible for the deadly opioid epidemic.

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