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Malala Yousafza Appearance and Trailer Debut on 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart'

Last night on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," Malala Yousafza debuted the trailer for Participant’s documentary He Named Me Malala.

Three Participant Films at 2015 AFI DOCS

Participant has three films at AFI DOCS: The Look of Silence; 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets; and Best of Enemies, which op

Two Participant Films On List Of '10 Documentaries You Need To See This Summer'

Refinery 29 includes Participant's The Look of Silence and 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets on its list of 10 summer must-see

'Best Of Enemies' Trailer and Official Poster

William F. Buckley, Jr. and Gore Vidal spar in the trailer for Best of Enemies.

'3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets' Wins Youth Award at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Participant's 3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets has won the Sheffield Youth Jury Award at the Sheffield Doc/Fest.

Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg Fight the Cold War in 'Bridge of Spies' Trailer

The Oscar winners are back together for the first time since 2004's "The Terminal" in the new Cold War drama.

3 Participant Films Make Entertainment Weekly's 'Must-See Docs' List

The Look of Silence, Best of Enemies, and 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets are included in Entertainment Weekly’s list of mus

'Best of Enemies' to Open AFI Docs

Best of Enemies will open AFI Docs, the American Film Institute’s documentary film festival.

Cannes Buzz Titles: What’s Hot at This Year’s Market

Variety includes Participant’s Denial and Shot Caller on its list of hottest titles up for grabs at Cannes.

'Teach' Campaign PSA Is Inspiring Kids To Become Teachers

As reported in The Huffington Post, Participant's  #TEACHNow PSA has been playing in nearly 400 theaters during National Teacher Appreciation week

Director Ava DuVernay On Hollywood Diversity

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Ava DuVernay discusses film diversity, the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement,

Watch: 'Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet' Trailer

Entertainment Weekly's website features an exclusive online trailer of Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet.

'The Cove' Petition Delivered to the White House with Over 1 Million Signatures

TakePart, Ric O’Barry’s Dolphin Project, and the Oceanic Preservation Society (OPS) continued their focus on the plight of Japan’s dolphins by del

Participant Media received Armed Forces Foundation’s Patriot of the Year Award

Pivot's Jennie Morris accepted the Patriot of the Year Award on behalf of Participant Media and Jeff Skoll at the Armed Forces Foundation (AFF) an

Watch: Gael García Bernal is a Violent Protector in 'Ardor’ Trailer

Watch the trailer for Ardor, starring Gael García Bernal, Alice Braga and Chico Díaz. The Argentinian western will be released on July 17.

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