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    Davis Guggenheim's Malala Yousafzai Documentary Gets Backing from Participant Media

    Participant Media has come aboard Davis Guggenheim's documentary on Pakistani student activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a brutal assassination attempt by the Taliban in 2012.

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    LatinoBuzz: Cesar Chavez Film Social Action Campaign Supports the Equitable Food Initiative

    Now in theaters the film "Cesar Chavez", starring Michael Pena and directed by Diego Luna, has sparked an alliance between The Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) and Participant Media on a campaign called “Follow Your Food,” aimed at keeping food safe, and families healthy starting in the fields where ...

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    The Square

    Jehane Noujaim's "The Square" is a riveting, eye-opening experience, told with empathy and immediacy.

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    Will Participant's Latest Spanish Co-Production Expose Corporate Pollution?

    Last week, it was announced that Julia Stiles and Scott Speedman would star in Lluis Quilez's "Out of the Dark," a supernatural thriller presented by Participant Media. What political position will the film be taking on?

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    Participant Announces Name For Its New TV Network, Original Programming With Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Craig Pearce

    Today, Participant Media announced the name and first round of programming for its new TV network, one that was first announced in December and that will launch August 1st. pivot will take over The Documentary Channel, which Participant purchased last year, adding in the distribution assets of Halog...

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    Participant Media Launches New Cable Network, 'Pivot,' with a Social Conscience and HitRECord Joe

    Everybody loves cable these days. Wednesday at an Upfront presentation at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design, Jeff Skoll's Participant Media, which backs entertainment that accelerates social change (“Lincoln,” “The Help,” “An Inconvenient Truth”) announced the August 1 launch of its new cable net...

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    Participant Media and UCLA School of Film & TV Announce Fellowship in Honor of Oscar-Winning Producer Jake Eberts

    Participant Media and the UCLA School of Film, Theater and Television have announced the formation of a distinguished fellowship in honor of Oscar-winning film producer Jake Eberts (1941-2012). "The Jake Eberts Fellowship for Social Impact Filmmaking" is for the school's graduate stude...

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    Berlin Market: Charlize Theron Goes to 'Dark Places,' Plus Tom Hardy's 'Locke' and Participant's Spanish Language Films

    News out of the Berlinale market includes "Dark Places" with Charlize Theron, Tom Hardy's "Locke" and Participant's agreement with Spanish production houses Canana, Fabula and Dynamo...

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    Participant Media to Launch Cable Channel in 2013; 'Entertainment to Inspire Social Change'

    Jeff Skoll's Participant Media, which has backed a number of consciousness-raising narrative and documentary features -- "Lincoln," "The Help" and "An Inconvenient Truth," for example -- is extending its reach to TV and launching a cable channel in summer of 2013. The target demographic is 18-to-34-...

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    Conservative Documentary Filmmaker Compares Apple to Stalin after Matt Damon 'Promised Land' Event

    On December 3, Matt Damon and John Krasinski were at an Apple Store in Soho to promote the Gus Van Sant-directed anti-fracking film they co-wrote, "Promised Land," opening January 4, 2013.

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