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Iverson on 'Iverson'

Sunday, April 27, 2014

The NBA legend rose from a childhood of crushing poverty to become an 11-time All-Star. Off the court, his audacious rejection of conservative NBA convention and unapologetic embrace of hip-hop culture sent shockwaves throughout the league and influenced a generation. Hear a conversation with Allen Iverson and Stephen A. Smith on the new documentary, Iverson.

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Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank

Sunday, April 27, 2014

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Compared To What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank is a rare and intimate peek into the life of Barney Frank, the quick-witted, cantankerous, and first openly gay Congressman in the United States. On the verge of his retirement, Frank reflects on his 40 years in office and the role his own homosexuality played in his campaigns for social justice.

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Becoming a Mensch: The Astounding Life of Shep Gordon

Saturday, April 26, 2014

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The veteran music manager famously got punched in the face by Janis Joplin and smoked a lot of pot with Willie Nelson. Now, Mike Myers brings Gordon's life to the screen in his documentary, Supermensch. Hear some crazy stories in this conversation between Gordon and Michael Douglas at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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Ron Howard: I Would Like to Return to Acting

Saturday, April 26, 2014

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The filmmaker whose career spans more than 50 years talks to Brian Williams about directing, acting and reinventing the movie business.

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The Growth of Short Content

Saturday, April 26, 2014

WNYC

Filmmakers with a thirst for storytelling are saturating our digital media landscape with short content, changing the way we seek and consume media. Hear some of the creators discuss the challenges faced in making snappy, attention-grabbing, and informative content, and how to garner an audience outside of a theater.

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Shooting and Scoring

Friday, April 25, 2014

WNYC

A conversation about the particular art in creating authentic sports stories, from non-fiction material to heart-stopping hits that satisfy hardcore fans while also connecting with broader audiences.

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David Simon Says 'The Wire' Would Never Survive Today

Thursday, April 24, 2014

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In the era of big data, it's not about quality, it's about pure numbers. Simon joined "House of Cards" writer Beau Willimon and FiveThirtyEight founder Nate Silver at the Tribeca Film Festival on Thursday to discuss (and lament) how statistics are changing entertainment.

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All The News That’s Fit to Shoot, Print… or Tweet

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Join the founders of Upworthy and Vice for a candid conversation about how the alleged demise of journalism is hokum. 

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Your Brain On Story

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

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Breaking Bad's Walter White on why the connection between horror and humor is an actor's goldmine.

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Aaron Sorkin Wants To Apologize For 'The Newsroom'

Monday, April 21, 2014

WNYC

Writer and producer Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing, Newsroom, The Social Network) talks with former Chief Presidential Speechwriter Jon Favreau about what it means to be moral in 2014, what we value as heroic in life and in fiction, and how film and television have documented our transition from an analogue to a digital world.

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Shooting the Film: An Exploration of Cinematography

Monday, April 21, 2014

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Cinematographers are responsible for some of the most breathtaking and memorable images on screen. Join us to hear cinematographers discuss their careers, capturing images to tell a story, and how they shot some of their most famous scenes.

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On Set With Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield

Saturday, April 19, 2014

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From inner-city housing projects to the biggest stages in boxing, Champs is an insightful and provocative documentary charting the lives of some of America’s heaviest hitters, including Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, and Bernard Hopkins, as they seek to break out of poverty via one of the few outlets available. Hear them live at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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The Cutting Room: An Insight to the Edit Suite

Saturday, April 19, 2014

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It’s said that a movie is made three times: once through a script, once on set, and finally in the edit room. Join us to hear tales from the cutting room floor.

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Dolby Institute: The Art of Sound Design and Music

Friday, April 18, 2014

WNYC

Ever since the creation of the talkie, sound in film has been evolving. The Dolby Institute brings together top sound designers to discuss what it really takes to create the sound of a film, and the army it takes just to hear a pin drop.

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