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Oscars 2017 nominees announced

The other nominees for best picture are: "Moonlight," ''Arrival," ''Manchester by the Sea," ''Hell or High Water," ''Lion," ''Fences," ''Hidden Figures" and "Hacksaw Ridge."

Poster for new documentary feature "Dolores"

'Dolores': The 86-year-old activist who just won't quit

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She's a women's rights activist, a union organizer, worked alongside Cesar Chavez and now she's the centerpiece of a documentary film, "Dolores."

Jessica Williams: 'This is my ancestors' dream'

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The former "Daily Show" correspondent is making her feature film starring debut in the Sundance Film Festival premiere of "The Incredible Jessica Williams."

A flash mob choir at the Women's March turned this unknown song into an anthem

"Quiet," by the Los Angeles-based singer MILCK, goes viral after a group of women perform it a capella during the weekend protest in Washington, D.C.

No more nerds, sex bombs: Female animators draw away clichés

CalArts has played host the past two years to "The Animated Woman Symposium on Gender Bias," with a goal to ensure female artists get to draw female characters reflective of the real world.

'Goodnight Moon' author Margaret Wise Brown was no old lady whispering 'hush'

Nevermind that she didn't like kids all that much — Brown wrote books they adored. One of her previously unpublished picture books has just come out, as has a new biography of this brave, bold author.

Sundance 2017: A solidarity march and then a cyber attack

As a protest march wound through the streets of Park City, film festival organizers were coping with a cyber attack that took the box office offline

Riot LA comedy festival tries keeping it intimate as it triples in size

The Riot L.A. comedy festival kicked off Thursday and continues through Sunday. It started several years ago as a small alternative comedy festival but has continued to grow year after year, with headliners this year including the legendary Mel Brooks, cult legend Dr. Katz and many more.

Sundance 2017: The festival is decidedly political this year

Frame host John Horn shares updates from Park City, Utah, where the 2017 Sundance Film Festival is underway, with a focus on activism — both political and environmental.

Sundance 2017: How the movie 'Lemon' reveals the anxieties of struggling artists

The husband-and-wife duo Janicza Bravo and Brett Gelman funneled plenty of personal experience into the Sundance premiere, "Lemon."

Sundance 2017: filmmaker Sydney Freeland's female leads don't need boy crushes

Her latest film, “Deidra & Laney,” is a coming-of-age story about two teenage African-American sisters who go down an unusual path to support themselves.

Off-Ramp Weekly Recommendation: Arcadia Cat Show

Stop looking at cats on the internet! This weekend, check out some of the most exotic breeds in person. The stripes of a tiger ... the spots of a leopard ... the size of a domestic cat.

Animal treatment questions cancel 'A Dog's Purpose' premiere

Universal decided to cancel the premiere because Amblin's review of the video is ongoing and they don't want "anything to overshadow this film that celebrates the relationship between animals and humans."

Your go-to guide for the weekend in SoCal

Choose from an extravagant Lunar New Year Festival or an art show with free pancakes and more for an epic weekend — despite the rain.

Pro wrestling meets comedy at Matt McCarthy's Silver Lake show

Comedy and pro wrestling may seem like unlikely friends, but there's a big crossover in their fanbases. That's evident in wrestling-themed comedy show the Comedy 'N Wrestling Connection in Silver Lake, hosted by comedian/actor/writer Matt McCarthy.

Sundance's 'New Climate' section offers fresh perspectives on environmentalism

This year, the Sundance Film Festival introduces an initiative that includes a series of conversations and screenings all focused on the environment.