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February 25, 2017 - 1:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities are barring entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer who worked on a harrowing film about his nation's civil war, "The White Helmets," that has been nominated for an Academy Award. According to internal Trump administration correspondence seen by...
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FILE - In this April 21, 2009 file photo, The New York Times headquarters is shown in New York. The New York Times will broadcast a television commercial called “The Truth Is Hard” Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 during the Academy Awards, the same week the company and other news organizations were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing Friday .(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file)
February 25, 2017 - 12:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times will broadcast a commercial called "The Truth Is Hard" during Sunday's Academy Awards, just days after the company and other news organizations were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing. The 30-second ad includes audio from...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2016 file photo, Iranian director Asghar Farhadi poses for a photo during the premiere of his film, "The Salesman, in Paris. The Oscar-nominated Iranian film director has sent a video message to a rally attended by celebrities and top talent agents to thank the Hollywood community for its support during his boycott of the awards ceremony. Last month, after U.S. President Donald Trump issued an executive order temporarily banning immigrants from seven Muslim majority countries, including Iran, Asghar Farhadi decided to boycott the Oscars. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
February 25, 2017 - 6:01 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Oscar-nominated Iranian film director has sent a video message to a rally attended by celebrities and top talent agents. It's intended to thank the Hollywood community for its support during his boycott of the awards ceremony. After U.S. President Donald Trump issued an...
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February 25, 2017 - 12:28 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — As most of Hollywood gears up for the Oscars on Sunday and the whirlwind of events and parties this weekend, celebrities and top talent agents gathered in Beverly Hills Friday to do something to do something a little different: rally for immigration rights. Jodie Foster...
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February 24, 2017 - 10:59 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — As most of Hollywood gears up for the Oscars on Sunday and the whirlwind of events and parties this weekend, celebrities and top talent agents gathered in Beverly Hills Friday to do something to do something a little different: rally for immigration rights. Jodie Foster...
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February 24, 2017 - 10:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities are barring entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer who worked on a harrowing film about his nation's civil war, "The White Helmets," that has been nominated for an Academy Award. According to internal Trump administration correspondence seen by...
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FILE - In a June 10, 2012, file photo, playwright and screenwriter Suzan-Lori Parks arrives at the 66th Annual Tony Awards, in New York. Parks, best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Topdog/Underdog,” received a PEN award for “Master American Dramatist,” PEN announced Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
February 22, 2017 - 8:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The playwright who inspired the Oscar-nominated movie "Moonlight" has won a prize from PEN America, the literary and human rights organization. Tarell Alvin McCraney received an award for best mid-career playwright, PEN announced Wednesday. McCraney's "In Moonlight Black Boys Look...
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