Amnesty International to Host Annual DC Film Fest

Amnesty International, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning human rights organization, announced the program for its second annual international film festival in Washington, DC, September 14-16 2006. The 2006 festival will again be presented in partnership with “National Geographic Live!,” National Geographic’s program for featuring films, lectures and performances. Known for showcasing films that illuminate powerful stories …
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Catch A Fire Trailer

Shot on location in Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Mozambique, the political thriller Catch A Fire is based on the real-life story of Patrick Chamusso. The film takes place in South Africa, spanning from the country’s turbulent and divided years in the 1980s to the present day. Patrick (played by Derek Luke) is an oil refinery employee and soccer player who is …
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Rocky and Papale: Phily Honors Two Comeback Heroes

The comeback kids will have their day as two great sports stories – both tied to Philadelphia – are reborn 30 years later. The city will celebrate the opening of the film, Invincible, on August 25 and honor Philly-born Vince Papale, whose story as an unlikely walk-on to the Philadelphia Eagles in 1976 inspired the new movie starring Mark Wahlberg and Greg …
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Bug Trailer

Ashley Judd plays a lonely waitress with a tragic past, who rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband. But when Agnes begins a new romance with Peter, an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again… until the first bugs arrive. Probing the blurry lines between paranoia and …
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Voto Latino Using Technology to Get Youth Vote

Actor Rosario Dawson and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Promote Free Text Messaging Service For Registering Young Voters Voto Latino, a nonprofit organization co-founded by actor Rosario Dawson, announced today that it is rolling out the first U.S. cell phone-based voter registration drive to register an ambitious number of young American Latinos for the November 2006 elections. The nonpartisan campaign will …
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The Return Trailer

Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Grudge, The Grudge 2) ‘returns’ to the horror genre with the film The Return. In the movie, Gellar plays Joanna Mills, a traveling business woman, whose been having nightmares of a murder that occurred 15 years ago. Her nightmares soon lead her to an old farmhouse where the murder took place, and terror follows …
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The Girls of Grind House

I could barely hold my water when I first watched these videos. The cast and crew of Grind House talk about doing their own stunts, the music from the films, and how the development of these projects began. What… The Grind House (Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof and Robert Rodriguez’s Planet Terror) films hit theaters on April 6, 2007. The films’ stars …
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