Award shows

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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