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Social Good Summit Kicks Off Un General Assembly

14 September 2017 5:30 AM, PDT | Look to the Stars | See recent Look to the Stars news »

The Social Good Summit, a unique gathering of world leaders, global activists and influencers in the arts, technology and entertainment, will once again kick off the United Nations General Assembly with a symposium of globally-recognized speakers discussing innovations in media and technology to make the world a better place by 2030.

The summit is Sunday, Sept. 17 from 10 am to 6 pm at 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY and includes:

• Kathy Calvin, President & CEO of the United Nations Foundation

Bob Weir, Founding Member of the Grateful Dead and Dead & Company

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Actor, United Nations Development Programme (Undp) Goodwill Ambassador

• H.M. Queen Rania Al Abdullah, Queen of Jordan

• Pete Cashmore, Founder & CEO of Mashable

Connie Britton, Actor, United Nations Development Programme (Undp) Goodwill Ambassador

Carmen Perez, Executive Director of The Gathering for Justice and Co-Chair of the Women’s March on Washington

Whoopi Goldberg, Actress, Comedian & Activist

David Miliband, President & CEO, International Rescue Committee

• Henry Timms, »

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2017 Time 100 Gala: Red Carpet Arrivals, From Margot Robbie to Megyn Kelly to Trevor Noah (Photos)

25 April 2017 7:02 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Time’s annual gala honoring the 100 most influential people in the world was held at the Lincoln Center in New York City on Tuesday. The event honored people ranging from “Rogue One” and “The Night Of” star Riz Ahmed to Barry Jenkins, whose film “Moonlight” won the Best Picture Oscar this year (after quite a bit of confusion involving “La La Land.” Attendees also incuded John Legend, the singer and songwriter who was among the stars of the latter film. The night also celebrated politics, with a guest list that also included Women’s March National Co-Chairs Carmen Perez, Bob Bland, »

- Reid Nakamura

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2017 Athena Film Festival – Report

27 February 2017 6:01 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

The 2017 Athena Film Festival premiered from February 9th to 12th at Barnard College in New York. The festival, founded on the idea on seeing more female protagonists in films, celebrated its seventh year by showcasing a town hall meeting with multiple female activists. Along with the highly awaited event, the festival also premiered several female-leading movies, including Little Pink House, Girl Unbound, and Dolores. With such a packed schedule, the festival saw a huge turn out despite the large snowstorm that occurred just hours beforehand.

The festival was founded seven years ago by Kathryn Kolbert (from the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College) and Melissa Silverstein (the artistic director of Women and Hollywood) with the original idea of seeing more leading ladies in films. That idea has skyrocketed to showcasing not only films with strong female roles, but also honoring screenplays in the festival’s own Black List, »

- Catherina Gioino

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