From left, Angela Rockwood, Mia Schaikewitz, Tiphany Adams, and Auti Angel in "Push Girls."

ReelAbilities Film Festival focuses on talents of people with disabilities

ReelAbilities Film Festival kicks off Wednesday in Pittsburgh with special appearances by advocates in the field.

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ReelAbilities Film Festival

The schedule for the ReelAbilities Film Festival.

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 July 18, 1981: Webster lifts 280 pounds during summer workouts at St. Vincent College in Latrobe.

A life off-center: Mike Webster's battles

This story was originally published in 1997, long before the NFL and CTE were connected through Mike Webster’s legacy.

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 From his maniacal workouts to his storied play with the Steelers in the 1970s and '80s, Mike Webster was known for toughness on the field. After his career and life ended, however, he was known as something else — a reason to study brain damage in NFL players.

The story behind Mike Webster, concussions, and Will Smith's movie set in Pittsburgh

Will Smith’s newest project focuses on NFL players and concussions, and the discovery in Pittsburgh of their lasting effects.

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 Kaitlyn Dever, left, plays Brandy Beltmeyer and Jennifer Garner plays her mother Patricia in "Men, Women & Children."

Jennifer Garner is treading warily around social media

Jennifer Garner and Jason Reitman talk about their newest collaboration, “Men, Women & Children,” face to face instead of via Facebook.

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 (Logan Lerman In "Fury" portrays a clerk-typist sent to Germany in 1945 to serve as the assistant driver of a tank.

Actor nabs another role with Pittsburgh connection

Logan Lerman, star of “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” tackles another Pittsburgher in intense World War II drama, ”Fury.”

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Filming to close Downtown Pittsburgh streets

The streets include William Penn Place, Oliver and Fifth avenues and Sixth Avenue.

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 "First Period" plays at 9:30 tonight followed by a party at Ultra Lounge.

Seven films finish Reel Q festival

Pittsburgh's LBGT film festival heads into its final weekend.

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 Steve Carell and Channing Tatum in "Foxcatcher."

'Foxcatcher' to open Three Rivers Film Fest

“Foxcatcher,” starring Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo, will be one of four movies opening the Three Rivers Film Festival.

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2Do this week, Oct. 12-18: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Teenie Harris photographs, music at Rodef Shalom and Tony Campbell Jazz Surgery Band are a few of the events on the calendar.

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 Director Miguel Arteta: "I didn't know the book. I read it and I fell in love with it. It's a really special book."

'Alexander' director wanted to celebrate family values

“Alexander” was the opposite of a terrible, horrible, no good film shoot for director Miguel Arteta and his teen Aussie star, Ed Oxenbould.

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Imax to introduce laser projectors with 'The Hobbit' in December

Imax Corp. will introduce a laser projection system that delivers a brighter picture than digital with the next “Hobbit” film in December.

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'Judge' cast finds sweet harmony

“The Judge” marks a return to moviemaking roots for star Robert Downey Jr., producer Susan Downey and comedy director David Dobkin.

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Family film guide

Family Film Guide: “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.”

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 Sharon Omi and Teddy Chen Culver star in "Eat With Me."

Reel Q schedule

Reel Q film festival, launched in 1985, screens LGBT features and shorts programs during nine-day period at Harris Theater, Downtown.

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Duquesne to showcase Italian films

It started with a film that influenced “The Godfather” and continues with productions that capture the rebirth of Italy in postwar Europe.

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10 reasons to line up for 'Gone Girl'

Virtually every mention of “Gone Girl,” starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, is preceded by the phrase “widely anticipated” because:

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Film notes: 'Chair' entries open today

“Hollidaysburg” and “Not Cool,” coming-of-age comedies from dueling directors in “The Chair,” will open at Waterworks Cinemas today.

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 The Lund family, from left, Don, Brian (in front), Nikki, Catie, Donna and Donny, is the focus of the documentary, "The Family Next Door," which explores the challenges, grace and determination of living with Brian's and Donny's autism.

Pittsburgh-area family shares autism story in film

“The Family Next Door” is a new documentary that highlights the challenges and triumphs of an Upper St. Clair family dealing with autism.

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 Director and Pittsburgh native Antoine Fuqua, left, rehearses a scene between Nash Edgerton and Denzel Washington on the set of "The Equalizer."

For Pittsburgh native Antoine Fuqua, taking on the 'Equalizer' with Denzel Washington was easy choice

Pittsburgh-born director Antoine Fuqua and Denzel Washington, who struck acting gold with “Training Day,” reunite in  “The Equalizer.”

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Family Film Guide: 'The Boxtrolls'

“The Boxtrolls” is suitable for ages 7 and up, especially if they’re familiar with Alan Snow’s “Here Be Monsters” and aren’t easily spooked.

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 A participant in Pittsburgh Abides 2013 party plays John Goodman's character.

Preview: Fans throw robe and white Russian bash for 'The Big Lebowski'

The Coen brothers movie classic featuring "The Dude" continues to spark a festive fan community.

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 Paul McGann, the eighth Doctor Who, was featured in BBC America's "The Doctors Revisited" and will be at the Pittsburgh Comicon Saturday at the Monroeville Convention Center.

A Hot List of weekend events, Sept. 25-28

Pittsburgh Comicon, American Indian Heritage Weekend, Lyric Fest performs Italian arias, Newberry Consort, Hartwood Acres Hay Day and more

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 Love hurts: "Gone With the Wind" stars Clark Gable as Rhett Butler and Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara.

An Appreciation: Why 'Gone With the Wind' was and is a phenomenal film

After 75 years, “Gone With the Wind” still packs a wallop on the big screen.

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 Actress Hattie McDaniel, left, is presented an Oscar by actress Fay Bainter for best performance in a supporting role for her work as "Mammy" in the 1939 film "Gone With the Wind."

When 'Gone With the Wind' film was released, it was lauded and lambasted

Released 75 years ago, “Gone With the Wind” drew complaints about decency and racism, but it still was wildly successful.

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Zombies run amok in new film

Jake Mulliken’s zom-com, “Meltdown,” will have its Pittsburgh premiere tonight on two screens at the SouthSide Works Cinema.

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Pittsburgh movie screenings and DVD release

Cinemas in Robinson and at Pittsburgh Mills will be providing special screenings of “Gone With the Wind” Sunday and Oct. 1.

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 Vivien Leigh and rebel casualtes in "Gone With The Wind."

'Gone With the Wind' quiz: Test your knowledge

How much do you know about “Gone with the Wind” 75 years after the movie was made?

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Pittsburgh and 'GWTW'

“Gone With the Wind” comes — of course — with Pittsburgh connections.

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'Not Cool' creator had fun filming in Pittsburgh

YouTube sensation Shane Dawson talks about how he got into making videos and the challenges of being overweight as a child.

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 Will Smith attends the Louis Vuitton Menswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015 Show as part of Paris Fashion Week in January. He is scheduled to begin filming a movie in Pittsburgh next month.

Filming in Pittsburgh, Will Smith football movie needs extras

An untitled Will Smith football movie filming here will hold an open tryout for extras who can play football and appear in late October.

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