OVID.tv streaming service to spotlight women-directed documentaries on abortion, contraception and more

OVID.tv streaming service to spotlight women-directed documentaries on abortion, contraception and more

The August lineup for OVID.tv’s second annual Doc Month includes several documentaries directed by women, and many of these films highlight timely topics, including abortion, access to contraception and more.

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Lindsay Lohan releasing three new movies on Netflix

Lindsay Lohan releasing three new movies on Netflix

Lohan will star in the upcoming Netflix holiday romantic comedy “Falling for Christmas,” which will premiere later this year.

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American Film Institute wrapping up 2022 Cinematography Intensive for Women

American Film Institute wrapping up 2022 Cinematography Intensive for Women

AFI Cinematography Intensive for Women is a tuition-free workshop designed for aspiring cinematographers committed to their journey toward a professional career as cinematographers, who have some on-set experience working in the field and are looking for additional training to help them advance in their education, craft and career.

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Taraji P. Henson’s TPH Entertainment inks overall deal with BET Studios

Taraji P. Henson’s TPH Entertainment inks overall deal with BET Studios

An Academy Award- and Emmy-nominated actor, writer, director and producer, Henson quickly rose to fame after her breakout performance in the critically-acclaimed film “Hustle & Flow.”

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Nancy Meyers writing, directing and producing a new film for Netflix

Nancy Meyers writing, directing and producing a new film for Netflix

Meyers and Netflix previously partnered in 2020 to release the short film “Father of the Bride Part 3 (ish)” on Netflix social channels.

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‘Orphan Black: Echoes’ coming to AMC Networks

‘Orphan Black: Echoes’ coming to AMC Networks

Anna Fishko (“Pieces of Her,” “The Society,” “Fear the Walking Dead”) is creator, writer, showrunner and executive producer with John Fawcett, the co-creator of the original series who also directed 17 episodes across all five seasons, on as director and executive producer.

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Laura Dern and Liam Hemsworth starring in Susannah Grant’s ‘Lonely Planet’

Laura Dern and Liam Hemsworth starring in Susannah Grant’s ‘Lonely Planet’

Grant was nominated in 2001 for an Oscar for best original screenplay for “Erin Brockovich.” She has been nominated for Primetime Emmys for her work on the series “Unbelievable” and “Confirmation.”

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Laysla De Oliveira joining Zoe Saldaña in Taylor Sheridan’s Paramount+ series ‘Lioness’

Laysla De Oliveira joining Zoe Saldaña in Taylor Sheridan’s Paramount+ series ‘Lioness’

Zoe Saldaña also will serve as executive producer alongside Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman and her production company, Blossom Films.

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Kathryn Bigelow directing ‘Aurora,” adapted from David Koepp’s new novel

Kathryn Bigelow directing ‘Aurora,” adapted from David Koepp’s new novel

Bigelow became the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director with “The Hurt Locker,” which also won Best Picture. Her other directorial credits include “Zero Dark Thirty,” “Point Break” and “Near Dark.”

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Tribeca Film Festival 2022 to launch with premiere of Jennifer Lopez documentary ‘Halftime’

Tribeca Film Festival 2022 to launch with premiere of Jennifer Lopez documentary ‘Halftime’

“Halftime” is a new Netflix documentary film by director Amanda Micheli that follows global superstar Jennifer Lopez as she reflects on her milestones and evolution as an artist and navigates the second half of her career continuing to entertain, empower and inspire.

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