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Ghettophysics (2010) socio-political documentary film from the maker of "What the BLEEP Do We Know"

Speak Truth To Power - Ghettophysics poster

Los Angeles, CA, September 29, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) “GhettoPhysics” is a new socio-political documentary film, opening in major U.S. markets starting in October, about the nature and structure of power, and the dynamics of power, as they’re played out in every corner of our society, and in every society around the world. In “GhettoPhysics: Will the Real Pimps and Ho’s Please Stand Up!” (, filmmakers William H. Arntz ("What the BLEEP Do We Know!?") and E. Raymond Brown ( initially take us to the streets, where the literal pimps and ho’s play out their game. But they also take us to the classroom and the corporate boardroom, where the same game is being played, only at a much more subtle and globally consequential level.

Swing Time (1936) to be screened by Academy of Motion Pictures

Beverly Hills, CA, September 28, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / pressreleasepoint) “Swing Time” (1936), one of the silver screen’s most amusing and romantic musicals, will be presented as part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ George Stevens Lecture on Directing series at on Tuesday, October 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The film will be introduced by director, producer, actor and comedian David Steinberg, who considers the film his favorite.

Directed by Stevens, “Swing Time” stars Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and features songs composed by Jerome Kern with lyrics by Dorothy Fields. The songs include “A Fine Romance,” Pick Yourself Up,” “Waltz in Swing Time” and the Oscar®-winning “The Way You Look Tonight.” Choreographer Hermes Pan received an Academy Award® nomination for Dance Direction for the “Bojangles of Harlem” number, Astaire’s tribute to Bill Robinson.

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Restored fim “Wild River” (1960) presented by Academy of Motion Pictures

Beverly Hills, CA, October 1, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / pressreleasepoint) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a new Academy Film Archive restoration of “Wild River” on Thursday, October 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, as part of the multi-venue film series “A 20th Anniversary Tribute to The Film Foundation,” organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Film Department. Following the screening, Academy Film Archive Director Michael Pogorzelski will lead an onstage discussion featuring Schawn Belston, senior vice president of library and technical services at Fox Filmed Entertainment; Oscar®-winning cinematographer Haskell Wexler, who was an additional photographer on the film; and actor Bruce Dern, who made his first film appearance in this movie.

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Independent Film-maker ADAM RIFKIN to speak at TromaDance Press Conference at the American Film Market

Filmmaker Adam RifkinNew York, NY, October 1, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) – The TromaDance Film Festival Committee is honored to announce that celebrated indie filmmaker Adam Rifkin will join the distinguished group of independent filmmakers who will speak at the TromaDance Press Conference at the American Film Market on November 4, 2010 at 3 pm in the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel Press Room!

Rifkin most recently wrote, executive produced, and directed all 11 episodes of LOOK, The Series for Showtime. Based on his critically-acclaimed and award-winning film of the same name, LOOK is a controversial exploration of our camera-crazed and surveillance-based culture.

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"We Are Family" film grosses over 1.2 million in UK, third biggest Indian movie in UK in 2010 Kajol,Kareena Kapoor,Arjun Rampal

Mumbai, Maharashtra, September 29, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio - India PRwire/ -- We Are Family, produced by SPE Films India, Dharma Productions and UTV Motion Pictures, is the third highest Indian grosser in UK this year. We Are Family released in UK with 60 prints and outdid its own opening in the second week and has been rock steady with a fantastic response week on week becoming one of the top grossers this year in UK.

We Are Family starring Kajol, Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal released on 2nd September worldwide has grossed over 1.2 million US Dollars in the UK and continues to perform steadily through its 4th Weekend. This is UTV's second film this year with Dharma Productions after I Hate Luv Storys that released earlier this year, which was also a success at the Box Office.

Action Replayy (2010) Bolyywood Film Press Meet

The press meets of the movie Action Replayy took place in the presence of Vipul and Khiladi Kumar answering the reporters’ questions very enthusiastically.

Mumbai, India, Sep 29, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRLog )  The famed pair of Vipul Shah and Akshay Kumar return to the big screen in a 'dhinchak' retro fashion with a romantic comedy titled 'Action Replayy'. The two have previously given hits in Aankhein, Waqt, Namastey London and Singh is Kinng. Directed by Vipul Shah, the movie also stars the bahu of bollywood Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Neha Dhupia, Randhir Kapoor, Kirron Kher, Om Puri and Rajpal Yadav, among others. The press meet of themovie took place in the presence of Vipul and Khiladi Kumar answering the reporters' questions very enthusiastically.

BROWNation - A Solo show by Vishal K. Dar at Gallery Espace, New Delhi - An Introduction to Dar's work

New Delhi, September 21, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / 1888PressRelease) - He refused to put up his work for sale, even though it was his debut art show. His art outings are far and few between. Yet, 34-year-old architect-turned-new media artist Vishal K. Dar is a name to reckon with, both for having designed exhibitions for stalwarts like Nilima Sheikh, Amitava Das, Nagji Patel and Mrinalini Mukherjee to name a few & for establishing himself as a curator-artist, especially in the field of new media art. Dar had curated one of the first new media (interactive art) shows for Apeejay Media Gallery in 2005 and has presented the city's largest interactive public art work (commissioned by the British Council India) in 2009.

Scotiabank's Nuit Blanche in Toronto burns The Buddha Live for the First Time

Performed as a successful video installation in Phnom Penh, Nuit Blanche marks the first time The Burning Buddha will burn in public display, beginning at 6:57 p.m. and continuing each hour until dawn, for 7 minutes. Visually elegiac video promoting human rights and heat that is generated by the art will drive home the message of The Buddha.

Toronto, Canada, September 23, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / 1888PressRelease) - THE BURNING BUDDHA demonstrates the pure power of artists Blake's performance art to bring oppression closer to public consciousness at NUIT BLANCHE, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2010 at THE DISTILLERY MARKET PATIO, 55 MILL ST. at PARLIAMENT, TORONTO.

Disney's Secretariat (2010) Movie featuring work of Chicago Artist Kay Smith releasing Oct 8, 2010

Chicago, IL (Washington Bangla Radio / 1888PressRelease) September 27, 2010 - In 1979 Chicagoan Artist Kay Smith was commissioned to capture in a water color painting the energy and spirit of Super Horse Triple Crown Winner Secretariat

Chicago Watercolor Artist Kay Smith was commissioned to paint the The Great Thoroughbred Horses of the 20th Century. These paintings were then re-produced in the Great American Sports Book (Hall of Fame Press). Kay lives in Chicago's Lincoln Park in a home built in 1875 and is Internationally known for her American Legacy Collection.

Last Surviving Copy of THE JEDI PATH discovered in a Galaxy far, Far Away

Is the dark side getting you down? Fear not, Padawans, Jedi Knights, and STAR WARS™ fans. Now that the last surviving copy of THE JEDI PATH: A MANUAL FOR STUDENTS OF THE FORCE has been discovered, there will soon be balance in the Force. 

Emperor Palpatine reads The Jedi PathNew York, NY (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB Press Release) September 28, 2010: This fall, just in time for the holiday season, Lucasfilm™ announces the release of THE JEDI PATH: A MANUAL FOR STUDENTS OF THE FORCE, a first-of-its-kind artifact to come from INSIDE the STAR WARS™ universe. The unveiling of THE JEDI PATH was one of the highlights at the recent STAR WARS Celebration V as fans clamored to get a look at the "last surviving copy" of the famous Jedi textbook that was all but eliminated following the Clone Wars…

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