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National Board Of Review Winners: 'The Post' Comes Up Strong With Best Pic, Best Actress Meryl Streep, Best Actor Tom Hanks

The Post, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks best of the year according to National Board of Review

 

Oscars: Documentary Feature Shortlist Cuts Field to 15

An Inconvenient Sequel and Human Flow both advance to Oscars Documentary Shortlist

Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer Discusses Declassification of U.S. Files and Its Ground-breaking Impact

In the wake of the recent news surrounding the declassification of U.S.

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How Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Sequel” Plans To Convert Viewers Into Activists

The film’s production company has set up a 10-day-long advocacy campaign to get people pushing for the reforms Al Gore calls for in the movie.

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Ava DuVernay Brings The Story of the Central Park Five to Netflix in Dramatic Limited Series

Executive Producers Participant Media, Harpo Films, and Tribeca Productions to Debut Five-Episode Series on Netflix in 2019

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Founded in 2004 by Jeff Skoll, Participant Media’s (www.participantmedia.com) content combines the power of a good story well told with opportunities for real world impact and awareness around the most pressing global issues of our time. As an industry content leader, Participant annually produces up to six narrative feature films, five documentary films, three episodic television series, and more than 30 hours of digital short form programming, through its digital subsidiary SoulPancake—all aimed at entertainment that inspires social awareness and engaging audiences to participate in positive social change. Participant’s content and social impact mandate speaks directly to the rise of today’s “conscious consumer,” representing over 2 billion consumers who are compelled to make impactful content a priority focus. Through its worldwide network of traditional and digital distribution, aligned with partnerships with key non-profit and NGO organizations, Participant is positioned uniquely within the industry to engage a rapidly growing audience while bringing global awareness and action to today’s most vital issues.

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