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    Heroines of Cinema: Marta Cunningham Explains The Valentine's Tragedy That Turned Her Into a Filmmaker

    Laverne Cox recently spoke about how popular media narratives on trans people are limiting, too often only comfortable defining them as victims or statistics. The 2008 murder of Larry King was a case in point. According to the prevailing story, Larry was a 15 year old (generally labelled as gay or "...

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    Valentine Road: An Examination of Accountability, Awareness and Compassion

    The documentary Valentine Road – depicting the aftermath surrounding the shooting of young Oxnard, California high school student Larry King – had been winning accolades and gaining support even before the movie premiered at Sundance last January and began airing on HBO this month.

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: 'Bitchcraft,' a School Tragedy and Neil LaBute's First Series

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Boardwalk Empire," "Eastbound and Down," "Homeland," "Masters of Sex" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Talking Doc 'Valentine Road': Shedding Light on a Gay Teen's Murder and its Troubling Legal Aftermath

    Director Marta Cunningham and producer Sasha Alpert discuss their documentary "Valentine Road," which debuts October 7 on HBO, and takes an impressively even-handed, clear-eyed look at the murder of gay teen Lawrence King, and the subsequent trial faced by his shooter, 14-year-old Brandon McInerney.

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    Exclusive Trailer for HBO's Fall Doc Season, Which Includes 'Valentine Road' and Films From Alec Baldwin and Whoopi Goldberg

    In July. HBO announced a fall documentary slate that includes Alec Baldwin and James Toback's Cannes-shot "Seduced and Abandoned" and Whoopi Goldberg's directorial debut about Jackie "Moms" Mabley.

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    NewFest Sets 25th Anniversary Lineup, Including 'Concussion,' 'Interior: Leather Bar' and 'Pit Stop'

    The 25th annual NewFest -- New York's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Film Festival -- has set its lineup, running for the first time in September (as opposed to early summer, as had been the case previously).

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    HBO Sets Its Fall Doc Slate, Including Whoopi Goldberg's Moms Mabley Film, Alec Baldwin and James Toback's 'Seduced and Abandoned'

    ESPN isn't the only network announcing its fall doc lineup -- HBO announced its own new set of nonfiction films set to air in the upcoming months today, among them the Alec Baldwin and James Toback Cannes feature "Seduced and Abandoned," Whoopi Goldberg's directorial debut on Moms Mabley" and the Da...

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    Que(e)ries: 10 LGBT Films You Should See On This Summer's Queer Film Fest Circuit

    While "Beyond The Candelabra" is currently gaying-up Cannes in a very big way (check out our report from the film's press conference here), most of us will be waiting until next Sunday night to watch the Liberace biopic on HBO. However, once Cannes comes to a close there will be all sorts of gay hea...

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    Sundance Day 5: Missed Films but Great Parties

    The problem with the top festivals is that no matter what you are doing, you feel you should be doing something else. Whether to stay home and write or be out seeing films or partying/ networking, sometimes you feel like you're missing out of the really important things.

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    IDA at Sundance 2013

    The International Documentary Association (IDA) attended the Sundance Film Festival this year and are proud supporters of the following three projects in this year's Sundance Film Festival...

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