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James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
SHOTLIST:VTV - NO ACCESS VIETNAMAt sea - 9 March 20141. Close of radar2. Vietnamese search and rescue officers looking at the map of where the Malaysian Airlines plane lost contact3. Close of map on screenAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYKuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 9 March 20144. Mid of Malaysian officials, including Air Force chief Rodzali Daud, at news conference s peaking about missing Malaysia Airlines jet5. SOUNDBITE (English) Gen. Rodzali Daud, Chief of Royal Malaysian Air Force (Transcript Below)VTV - NO ACCESS VIETNAMAt sea - 9 March 20146. Search and rescue officer taking picture through window7. Aerial of oil spill in the sea, zoom inAuBC - NO ACCESS AUSTRALIAFILE: Perth, Australia - 2 August 20058. Various of Boeing 777-200, operated by Malaysia airlines, on tarmac at Perth AirportAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYPhuket, Thailand - 9 March 20149. Policeman speaking at news conference 10. Policeman holding passport of Luigi Maraldi (replacement for the stolen one that was used by a passenger on board lost plane)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYBeijing, China - 8 March 201411. Woman believed to have relative on plane being led through media scrum crying UPSOUND (Mandarin) Woman: "My son is only 40 years old. How can I replace him?" Man: "Let her through, let her through."AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYKuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 9 March 201412. Mid of distressed relative receiving a hugAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYBeijing, China - 9 March 201413. SOUNDBITE (English) Hugh Dunleavy, Commercial Director, Malaysia Airlines (Transcript Below)AuBC - NO ACCESS AUSTRALIAPerth, Australia - 9 March 201414. Zoom out of Danica Weeks, wife of missing passenger Paul Weeks, being comforted by friends15. SOUNDBITE (English) Danica Weeks, wife of missing New Zealander passenger Paul Weeks (Transcript Below0AP IMAGES - AP CLIENTS ONLYParis, France - 26 December 201116. STILL of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER that disappeared from air traffic control screens SaturdayAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYKuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 9 March 201417. Mid of woman crying 18. Zoom in of female relative walking to minibus in front of hotelVOICE OVER SCRIPT:THERE'S STILL NO SIGN OF THE MISSING MALAYSIA AIRLINES JET THAT DISAPPEARED FROM RADAR LESS THAN AN HOUR INTO ITS FLIGHT SATURDAY.A MASSIVE INTERNATIONAL SEARCH HAS SO FAR TURNED UP NO TRACE OF THE PLANE -- BUT AUTHORITIES NOW SAY IT MAY HAVE TRIED TO CHANGE COURSE BEFORE VANISHING.SOUNDBITE (English) Rodzali Daud, Air Force Chief:"What we have done is look into the recording on the radar that we have and we realize that there is a possibility, there is a possibility the aircraft did turn back."BUT THESE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ONLY ADD TO THE GROWING MYSTERY.(nats)VIETNAMESE AIR FORCE JETS SAY THEY MAY HAVE SPOTTED ONE OF THE PLANES DOORS AFTER COMBING WATERS NEAR TWO LARGE OIL SLICKS ...BUT NO CONFIRMED DEBRIS FROM THE PLANE HAS BEEN FOUND...INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES ARE ALSO LOOKING INTO TWO PASSENGERS WHO BOARDED THE JET WITH STOLEN PASSPORTS.INTERPOL SAYS IT HAD FLAGGED THE DOCUMENTS, BUT AUTHORITIES FAILED TO CHECK THEIR DATABASE PRIOR TO THE FLIGHT.(nats of crying woman)FOR RELATIVES...HOPE IS FADING WITH EACH PASSING HOUR.SOUNDBITE (English) Hugh Dunleavy, Commercial Director, Malaysia Airlines:"After more than 30 hours without any contact with the aircraft, we believe that the family members should prepare themselves for the worst."MANY...STILL IN A STATE OF SHOCK AS SEARCHES CONTINUE.SOUNDBITE (English) Danica Weeks, wife of missing New Zealander passenger Paul Weeks:"I'm just taking it minute by minute. I can't think beyond another minute, I've got two young kids, so and I've got a three-year-old who's asking 'when is daddy going to Skype?' He's got a map on his wall plotted where his dad is going to be and so, you know, he looks at me and says, 'when is dad going to Skype, will daddy be there, when will he Skype?'."WITH THE JETLINER AND ITS 239 PASSENGERS STILL MISSING, THERE ARE MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS.MAGGIE MAZZETTI, ASSOCIATED PRESS.