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The Pride

Kevin Parry

'The Pride' helped Augustus Prew come out—5 years later he's starring in the show

Actors August Prew and Neil Bledsoe discuss their roles in The Wallis production of "The Pride," a drama exploring queer issues in 1958 and 2008.
"Bajillion Dollar Properties" Season 2 Seeso Original Screening At the ACE Hotel In Downtown Los Angeles

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Showrunner Kulap Vilaysack says future is uncertain for 'Bajillion Dollar Propertie$'

With the Seeso streaming service undergoing layoffs and structural changes, showrunner Kulap Vilaysack says she's unsure whether 'Bajillion' will have future seasons on Seeso.
Bridesmaids

Common Sense Media to rate TV/films based on depictions of gender

The organization already rates movies/TV for language and depictions of violence, sex and drug use. Now they will also assess and score depictions of gender.
Footage of 16-year-old Kalief Browder's questioning on May 15, 2010 from the documentary series "Time: The Kalief Browder Story."

Courtesy of Spike

'Time' tells the terrifying story of Kalief Browder's unjust incarceration

Arrested at 16, Browder spent three years at New York's Rikers Island jail, much of it in solitary confinement, without ever being convicted of a crime. Two years after his release, he took his own life.
Benjamin Booker

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Benjamin Booker starts new chapter with 'Witness' and a move to LA

For his sophomore album, "Witness," the guitarist and singer examines black lives and doing more than just watching from the sidelines.

John Tyler Curtis

'Nobody Speak': Documentary speaks truth to power in the age of Trump

Brian Knappenberger was making a documentary about the Hulk Hogan-Gawker case, but it became a story about the free speech, the media and money.
The Beguiled

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The women of Sofia Coppola's 'The Beguiled' are not hysterical — they're human

Fresh off her Best Director win at Cannes Film Festival, Sofia Coppola shares why she chose to direct a new version of "The Beguiled," this time through the women's perspective.

The Secret Sisters are playing by their own rules now

Lydia and Laura Rogers launched their career to much acclaim, but things took a sour turn. But they're back with a new album, "You Don't Own Me," and a fresh outlook.

Sharon McNary

Running to recovery in 'Skid Row Marathon'

An L.A. Superior Court Judge started a running club that includes recovering addicts and others who have appeared before his bench. Their story is told in a new documentary.
Kamala Sankaram is the composer and the star of the opera "Thumbprint."

Women's rights activist Mukhtar Mai inspires the opera 'Thumbprint'

Real life wonder woman, Mukhtar Mai, comes to Los Angeles for the premiere of "Thumbprint," an opera based on her life as a women's rights activist in Pakistan.