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 On Sunday at 7 p.m., a rare showing of “Bayou Maharajah,” a new documentary on the late pianist James Booker, at the Hollywood in Dormont. It will be prefaced by a Terrance Hayes poetry reading and live piano music by Tom Roberts.

Film Notes: Jimmy Stewart Museum to honor Caviezel; 'Bayou Maharajah' to screen Sunday

Also: “Aspie Seeks Love” returns, “Crocodile Gennadiy” inks deal, and a one-time showing of doc “Bayou Maharajah” at Hollywood Theater.

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Russia bans 'Child 44' movie

Russia has banned the showing of the new movie “Child 44,” which is set in Stalinist Russia.

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 Gennadiy Mokhnenko is subject of movie "Crococile Gennadiy."

Pittsburgh filmmakers dodge death in making documentary in Ukraine

“Crocodile Gennadiy,“ a vivid portrait of a Ukrainian pastor from the director and producer of ”Blood Brother,“ premieres at Tribeca.

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 Jerome Holder, left, and Jonathan Pryce baking in "Dough."

'Dough' actor Jonathan Pryce drawn by its message

Mr. Pryce seems to be working nonstop, and one of his latest projects, the dramedy “Dough,” will get two chances to rise at JFilm fest.

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 Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried in "While We're Young."

Adam Driver connects with disciplined role in 'While We're Young'

Adam Driver reunites with filmmaker Noah Baumbach and joins Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts and Amanda Seyfried in the cross-generational comedy.

2 weeks ago


 The cover of Pantone's "Fashion Color Report Spring 2015," with an pastel illustration by Dennis Basso.

5 Things We Are Loving This Week

Spring awash in pastels; a trio of award-winning movies out on DVD; teasers for “Halo 5” and “Spectre”; Swing Pittsburgh in the groove.

3 weeks ago


 Vin Diesel and Paul Walker in "The Fast and the Furious".

'Fast' franchise gets fuel from fans

“The Fast and the Furious” movies have grossed nearly $2.4 billion since they roared to a start in 2001 with Vin Diesel and Paul Walker.

3 weeks ago


Fundraising challenge could benefit the new Denis Theatre

More than a decade after going dark, the Denis Theatre in Mt. Lebanon moves closer to its fundraising goal and renovation and reopening.

3 weeks ago


 Director Jessie Nelson, right, on the set of "Love the Coopers," which has been shooting scenes in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh sets holiday scene for 'Love the Coopers' movie

The movie once called “Let It Snow,” and now “Love the Coopers,” needed a city with a white Christmas vibe and found it in Pittsburgh.

3 weeks ago


 Holocaust survivor Marceline Loridan-Ivens  returned in 2014 to Sainte-Anne Prison in Avignon, France, for a short film by Frederique Berthet called “Marceline Loridan-Ivens Tells the Story of Her Time in the Sainte-Anne Prison Before Her Deportation to Auschwitz.”

Film shows Holocaust survivor revisiting French prison

At age 86, a Jewish woman looks back at her time in a French prison and Nazi concentration camp in a documentary screening today.

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