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Mark Abrams
May 20, 2020 - 4:00 am
The future of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office could be in jeopardy because the office that supports it has been eliminated in Mayor Jim Kenney’s proposed budget. Read more here.
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Mark Abrams
May 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
Work on two major television shows that were being shot in the Philadelphia area was brought to a halt when the city and state ordered shutdowns because of COVID-19. So what does the future hold? Read more here.
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This May 11, 2019 file photo shows former first lady Michelle Obama during "Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama," in Atlanta.
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AP News
April 27, 2020 - 2:58 pm
A documentary portrait of Michelle Obama titled “Becoming” will premiere on Netflix next week, the streaming company announced Monday. Read more here.
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Center City District 2018 Ice Rink Opening
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Holli Stephens
November 08, 2019 - 4:45 am
You have about three weeks left until Thanksgiving — aka, Black Friday, which ends the season of laid-back excursions and marks the beginning of tedious holiday shopping. Get a jumpstart with The KYW To-Do List, your weekend guide for things to do in Philly and the suburbs.
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Still image from the film 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'
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October 22, 2019 - 10:46 am
Fans got their latest look at the last chapter of the Skywalker saga on Monday night. The official trailer for "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" — Disney's latest film in the massively popular "Star Wars" franchise — debuted during halftime of ESPN's Monday night NFL match up between the New...
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Mike Dougherty
October 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
Thursday kicks off 10 days of movie magic in the city with the 28th Philadelphia Film Festival.
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Kim Glovas
April 29, 2019 - 4:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Villanova University graduate with cerebral palsy has written a movie and is now looking for funding to get it into production. Frank Kineavy is a 2013 graduate of Villanova. "I am the co-writer of this movie script currently entitled 'The Way We Roll,' " said film...
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This week brings the premiere of a short film Villanova University students have been working on since September.
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Ian Bush
April 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week brings the premiere of a short film Villanova University students have been working on since September. It took them to the Horn of Africa, where they found desperate conditions for expectant moms in need of health care. "They only have one operating room,...
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This image released by Disney shows Nico Parker, left, in a scene from "Dumbo."
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March 31, 2019 - 3:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney's "Dumbo" isn't exactly taking flight at the North American box office the way its other live-action remakes of animated classics have. The Walt Disney Co. said Sunday that the Tim Burton-directed film has earned an estimated $45 million domestically from 4,259 locations...
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Director Francois Ozon holds aloft the Silver Bear grand jury prize for the film 'By the Grace of God' onstage at the award ceremony of the 2019 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.
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February 18, 2019 - 5:55 pm
PARIS (AP) — A French judge refused Monday to block the release this week in French cinemas of a movie based on a Catholic sex scandal. French director Francois Ozon's film "Grace a Dieu" ("By the Grace of God") won the Berlin Film Festival's jury grand prize on Saturday. The movie, which opens...
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