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A star is born? After time away, Maisy Stella makes her film debut at Sundance

A star is born? After time away, Maisy Stella makes her film debut at Sundance

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “Who’s that girl?” has been a common refrain from Sundance Film Festival goers walking out of “My Old Ass” this week in Park City, Utah.
Kim Thúy published 'Ru' to give voice to refugees. She hopes the film will, too

Kim Thúy published 'Ru' to give voice to refugees. She hopes the film will, too

TORONTO — A big-screen adaptation of Kim Thúy’s autobiographical novel “Ru” had the author revisiting sometimespainful childhood memories of fleeing Vietnam but she says it was “a privilege” to do so through the eyes of its young star.
Carol Kane on working with Jason Schwartzman and her dream of being in a Martin Scorsese film

Carol Kane on working with Jason Schwartzman and her dream of being in a Martin Scorsese film

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Carol Kane really wanted to work with Jason Schwartzman, but the opportunity would require her to step a little outside of her comfort zone.
Movie Review: 'Miller's Girl' with Jenna Ortega is an airless, cold affair that fails to spark

Movie Review: 'Miller's Girl' with Jenna Ortega is an airless, cold affair that fails to spark

Jenna Ortega's stark rise as Gen Z's goth-glam princess takes a pointless, awkward turn in “Miller’s Girl,” a new romantic horror movie about cerebral people that's simply tiresome.
Toronto-based Nisha Pahuja hopes 'To Kill a Tiger' Oscar nod is a step toward change

Toronto-based Nisha Pahuja hopes 'To Kill a Tiger' Oscar nod is a step toward change

Filmmaker Nisha Pahuja hopes that an Oscar nod for her documentary "To Kill a Tiger" will be a small step in a movement of justice for sexual assault survivors.
Q&A: Visual artist Titus Kaphar makes a personal film debut with ‘Exhibiting Forgiveness’

Q&A: Visual artist Titus Kaphar makes a personal film debut with ‘Exhibiting Forgiveness’

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Titus Kaphar wanted to find a way to talk to his children about his life experience, his addict father, generational trauma and healing.
Incarcerated fathers and daughters reunite at a daddy-daughter dance in Sundance documentary

Incarcerated fathers and daughters reunite at a daddy-daughter dance in Sundance documentary

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Angela Patton has devoted her career to listening to the needs of young girls.
Celine Song proud to represent Canada at Oscars with 'Past Lives': 'So amazing'

Celine Song proud to represent Canada at Oscars with 'Past Lives': 'So amazing'

Canada's Celine Song says it feels "so cool" to go from a young kid staking out stars at the Toronto International Film Festival to seeing her debut film "Past Lives" receive two Oscar nods.
In 'Origin,' Ava DuVernay and Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor seek the roots of racism

In 'Origin,' Ava DuVernay and Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor seek the roots of racism

NEW YORK (AP) — Ava DuVernay kept hearing she had to read “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents.” She had Isabel Wilkerson’s book in galleys before it was published in 2020. Oprah Winfrey kept telling her to read it. But she put it off.
Norman Jewison, director of 'Fiddler on the Roof,' 'Moonstruck,' dies at age 97

Norman Jewison, director of 'Fiddler on the Roof,' 'Moonstruck,' dies at age 97

Canadian film director Norman Jewison, a champion of homegrown talent whose Oscar-recognized titles including "Moonstruck" and "Fiddler on the Roof" ran the gamut from romantic crowd-pleasers to racial and social dramas, has died.