Argentina film examines Bergoglio’s life before elected pope
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Argentina film examines Bergoglio’s life before elected pope

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — When a shout of “Habemus papam!” — Latin for “We have a pope!” — rang out onscreen, viewers at a theater in the Argentine capital erupted in a standing ovation recalling the emotional moment when one of their own was named as the new Roman Catholic pontiff. “Francis: Father Jorge,” … Continue reading

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UN-backed documentary ‘Human’ aims to capture the world
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UN-backed documentary ‘Human’ aims to capture the world

VENICE, Italy (AP) — With wars, atrocities and the desperation of refugees dominating the daily news, it’s easy to feel despair about human nature. French filmmaker Yann Arthus-Bertrand hopes to restore movie-watchers’ faith — or at least awaken their compassion — with “Human,” a documentary that compiles the extraordinary stories of ordinary people from around … Continue reading

Female directors make work gains
Celebrities / TV

Female directors make work gains

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Female directors are getting slightly more work in the expanding world of TV series and outlets, but the same can’t be said for their minority counterparts, according to a new Directors Guild of America study. Women directed 16 percent of the nearly 4,000 episodes that aired last season, a year-to-year increase … Continue reading