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37th edition of BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival (March 15-26) will open with Kristen Lovell and Zachary Drucker’s Sundance-winning documentary “The Stroll,” which tells the history of New York City’s Meatpacking District from the perspective of women of color who lived and worked there. used to do

Hannes Hirsch’s first feature, the coming-of-age film “Drifter,” fresh from its world premiere at the Berlinale, will close the festival. Tünde Skovrán’s documentary “Who I am Not”, a portrait of the lives of two intersex South Africans and the challenges they face in navigating the binary gender and gender system, will be presented. All filmmakers are expected to participate.

Michael BlytheSenior Programmer at BFI Flare, said: “The opening, closing and centerpiece presentations at this year’s BFI Flare offer a fascinating cross-section of queer identities, each radically different in both style and content. But only three More than separate entities, together these remarkable, urgent films explore what it takes to find your voice, claim your place, and choose your family.”

The complete program will be released on February 15.


HBO Max The original “Love and Death” will get its exclusive UK debut on streaming platform ITVX this autumn. The series centers on two church-going couples who are enjoying small-town family life in Texas, until someone picks up an axe. The cast includes Elizabeth Olsen, Jesse PlemonsLily Rabe, Patrick Fugit, Elizabeth Marvel, Tom Pelphrey, Krysten Ritter and Keir Gilchrist.

The series is co-produced. Lions Gate. Executive producer included. David E. Kelly (who is writing the series) through David E. Kelly Productions; Nicole Kidman And per saree by Blossom Films; Leslie Lanka Glitter (who directs the first four and final episodes); Scott Brown And Megan Credit via Texas Monthly; Matthew Tinker; Click Michael. And Helen Varno. The series is inspired by the book “Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the Suburbs” and a collection of articles from Texas Monthly (“Love and Death on the Silicon Prairie, Parts I and II).


during this, National Football League (NFL) and DAZN The group has signed a 10-year partnership to deliver NFL GamePass International to audiences around the world starting with the 2023 season. NFL GamePass International enables audiences outside the US to watch every NFL matchup during the regular season and postseason, including Great cup.


Director of Content Strategy and Planning at a UK broadcaster Channel 4, Kiran Natarajwill serve as advisory chair in 2023. Edinburgh TV Festival (August 22-25). After I started The BBCNataraj has worked for Channel 4 since 2011, a period that has seen the launch of some of the channel’s flagship programming including “Google Box,” “First Dates,” “Derry Girls,” “It’s a Sin ,” “Stand Up for Cancer,” and “Paralympics.”


Blue Ant MediaAsian Indie Beach House Photos has started and appointed a new Natural History and Wildlife Materials Unit. Claire Clementsa former zoologist and award-winning wildlife filmmaker, reports as head of the wild. Donovan ChanCreative Director And Jocelyn Little, Managing Director. Clements has directed several series of beach house pictures including “Uptown Otters” (6 x 60, ‘Love Nature’), ‘Wild City River World’ (1 x 60, ‘Channel News Asia) and “Wild City Forest Life”. ” (1 x 60, ‘ Netflix), narrated by David Attenborough.


Development Producer Dayson Perkins Expert Facts has joined the producer. NHNZ Worldwide in the new role of Sr. VP, Development, based in Los Angeles. Perkins has 25 years of experience in network and production company development and was most recently senior VP of programming and development at Remedy Television.


Entertainment One The licensed series is “Rookie: Fades,” starring this year Critics’ Choice Award Winner Niki Nash BettsOver 110 territories worldwide including UK (Sky), Australia (Seven Network), Israel (yes DBS), New Zealand (TVNZ), Netherlands (Talpa), Africa (M-Net), Japan (WOWOW), Norway ( TV2, Iceland (Simon) and Belgium (SBS).

The series stars Nash Bates as Simone Clarke, the oldest rookie in the FBI. Clarke is a force of nature, the living embodiment of a dream – and she works with her new colleagues at the bureau to bring down the nation’s toughest criminals. The cast also includes Frankie R. Faison, James Lazer, Burt Robertson, Felix Solis and Kevin Zegers.

Holly and Terrence Paul Winter are co-creators, co-showrunners and executive producers of the series. Mark Gordon, Nikki Nash-Bates, Nathan Flynn, Michelle Chapman, Bill Norcross, Corey Miller, Michael Goey and Bebe Dunn are executive producers. eOne is the lead studio and international distributor of the series, a co-production with ABC Signature, a division of Disney Television Studios.


“Common People” and “Favorite” Producers Element imagesThe Fremantle Company welcomes applications from emerging Irish directors for shadow director positions on upcoming film and television productions. The initiative will provide directors with a paid opportunity to shadow an established director on selected dates, through various stages from development to post-production on a specific project, with the aim of providing them with industry insight and hands-on professional experience. To be equipped with experience. Applications must be received by February 10. More information here.

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