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Morton Silverstein, Documentarian Who Explored Social Ills, Dies at 86

An Emmy Award winner, Mr. Silverstein said he was driven by a “sense of outrage at people being exploited and people without voices.”
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‘Most Fashionable Awards–2017’ presentation ceremony took place at Passage 1901 restaurant in Baku on February 27.
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An honorably discharged private is at the center of this morality play inspired by Dante’s “The Divine Comedy.”
There are echoes of Samuel Beckett in this short, resonant tragicomedy, written by Will Eno and featuring Michael Emerson.
An overlay of defeat hobbles this play about a psychiatrist who refuses to testify on behalf of a patient accused of a crime.
Mr. Fingleton, Britain’s tallest man, played high school and college basketball for teams in the United States.
Mr. Chamberlin pioneered an enduring decentralized network model of independent public stations and supported documentaries like Ken Burns’s “The Civil War.”
Here's how Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony broke down by the numbers, from how many people watched to the number of Trump allusions during acceptanc
A surface level exploration of black conservatism leads to an uneven episode.
A scuffle between protesters and some men who argued with them at the Minneapolis Institute of Art ended with no injuries or damage, but a shaken museum.
Trump said glamour gave way to politics, and that the show “didn’t get the act together.” But compared with other recent awards shows, the politics was light.
A political context larger than that of film itself swept Iran’s The Salesman into the limelight and effectively solidified its win in the best foreign language category at the Oscars Sunday.
Oscar winner, take two. Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight – not La La Land – won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset and an unprecedented fiasco that saw one winner swapped for another
Al-Bustan Festival’s rendition of Luigi Cherubini’s Medea at the Emile Bustani Auditorium was a captivatingly barebones affair.
Halle Berry, Janelle Monáe, Caitlyn Jenner and other famous faces at Hollywood’s exclusive annual gathering.
When their country descends into civil war, two migrants find an enchanting way out of their besieged city.
Michael Tilson Thomas, the orchestra’s music director, is planning a gala concert to highlight the musical contributions of lesbian and gay composers.
A breakdown of how the Academy Awards' winners envelopes are handled before being opened live onstage.
Three New York Times critics share their reactions to the wrong best picture being announced at the awards show.
Eight teens in the community of around 2,600 people took part in a workshop run by N'We Jinan, a non-profit organization that helps youth across Nort
Tehran, Feb 27, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Sunday congratulated Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi for winning his second Academy Award for “The salesman”.
The car in which rapper Tupac Shakur was fatally shot is for sale, with an asking price of $1.5 million
Talk about a Hollywood twist ending. “Moonlight” took best picture, but not until after it was mistakenly announced that “La La Land” had won.
The federal law, enacted in December to aid the recovery of art taken during World War II, is being used in New York State court by heirs of an Austrian Jewish collector.
Neil Fingleton, a seven-foot-seven-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in Game of Thrones, has died at 36.
The Atlanta rapper has the No. 1 album for the fourth time, and could make chart history with a fifth album next week.
If Warren Beatty needs someone to talk to following Sunday night's epic award mix-up at the Oscars, Steve Harvey has open ears.
A Pennsylvania judge, responding to concerns about pretrial publicity, ruled Monday that a jury from another county will be brought in for the sexual assault trial.
Canadian author Joseph Boyden is once again on the defence after a news report highlighted similarities between one of his short stories and that of
A look behind the scenes of the 89th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.
In the new horror hit, Lil Rel Howery plays an airport security agent, and somehow has the audience rooting for him. “I cannot wait to fly,” he says.
The auction house’s annual figures reflect a softening in the market that the company has been trying to counter by diversifying its business.
Lawyers for the 79-year-old TV star had pushed to have his trial moved out of the Philadelphia suburbs because of worldwide media reports that brand
Lawyers for the 79-year-old TV star had pushed to have his trial moved out of the Philadelphia suburbs because of worldwide media reports that brand

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