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Why Hollywood often misses the mark when it comes to portraying disability

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| Amidst debate about Hollywood's need to be more inclusive of women and ethnic minorities, the disability community often finds itself left out of the discussion.

How the director of 'The Fits' made a quiet movie that says a lot


For her movie about a young girl’s coming of age, Anna Rose Holmer cast a girls dance troupe whose members had never acted in a movie.

Koreatown rapper Dumbfoundead tackles whitewashing in films


Korean-American rapper Jonathan Park, also known by his stage name Dumbfoundead, released a video for his new single “Safe,” confronting whitewashing in Hollywood


Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble aims to prove that music is a universal language


The world-renowned cellist, Yo-Yo Ma, is the subject of a new documentary about his Silk Road project. But the proudest moment of his long career might surprise you.

Who has Hollywood's leading role in California's presidential primary?


While Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vie for support in the heavily Democratic industry, Republicans largely take a more circumspect approach with Donald Trump.

Steph Curry won't be on US Olympic basketball team in Rio


Curry says Monday in a statement that he has decided to pull out for "several factors — including recent ankle and knee injuries."

Ruff, ruff... Your dog wants popcorn


The Dog Film Festival hits L.A. this weekend, screening canine cinema classics for a mixed audience of humans and dogs.

Local Islamic center holds memorial for Muhammad Ali


People who knew the boxer and humanitarian will share stories about their time with him and pay tribute to his legacy.

Syrian teen's doc hits Cannes, Sundance, LA Film Fest


After her family fled to a refugee camp, she took a workshop in making videos. Her film about day-to-day life is now making the festival rounds.