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It’s Hard to be Old, White and Rich in H’Wood These Days

It’s Hard to be Old, White and Rich in H’Wood These Days

PRECIOUS stars Mariah Carey and Gabourey Sidibe, at the Independent Spirit Awards Wow. The last couple of days have been a BLUR… Friday were the Independent Spirit Awards – which rocked. For some reason the gods decided to bless me and my date, Estee Lauder Pres. John Demsey, and sit us front and center with…

Queen Diaz

Queen Diaz

Every year, one actress is anointed the queen of Sundance. First it was Parker Posey, then Christina Ricci, Patricia Clarkson, and now, Melonie Diaz. The 23-year-old actress who is still in school at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts has already had several Sundance Films (in 2003 with RAISING VICTOR VARGAS and in 2006 with A GUIDE TO RECOGNIZING YOUR SAINTS). This year, Ms. Diaz in four films, as well as being a juror on the Short Film Competition.

A Good Day To Be Black In Indie?

A Good Day To Be Black In Indie?

Elvis Mitchell, Orlando Bagwell, Danny Glover, Melody Barnes, Katrina Browne, Nick Cannon Park City, UT — On Tuesday, January 22, former New York Times critic and co-creator of the film THE BLACK LISTintroduced a panel of filmmakers, activists, and policy makers to a more than overflowing crowd at the Film Lodge. The topic for the…