Dadaab Stories is the latest project from FilmAid, a nonprofit humanitarian organization that uses film to help struggling communities.
The TV movie remains in relative decline, which makes a weekend in which two high-profile versions with big-name stars and overt messages playing directly opposite each other especially noteworthy…
BritWeek unveiled highlights of its 2013 program at its pre-Golden Globes lunch to honor "Downton Abbey's" creator Julian Fellowes and exec producer Gareth Neame Saturday at the Four Seasons in…
The administrator of the federal government's foreign aid program asked entertainment industry professionals for ideas about how to shift perceptions of the country's humanitarian programs, often…
Ever since he ankled News Corp., where he had served as president and COO, in 2009, Chernin has been building an impressive media property of his own.
Variety feted for building bridges between Hollywood and UN
The general public seems to think showbiz people are shallow and self-absorbed. Frequently that's true -- let's compare notes sometime! -- but many individuals and companies are caring and generous.
Nothing But Nets -- a campaign of the Ted Turner-founded U.N. Foundation -- boasts impressive numbers: The org has helped cut malaria fatalities nearly in half, having distributed 1 million mosquito…
Prior to visiting the Kakuma refugee camp as part of a United Nations Foundation envoy to distribute anti-malaria mosquito nets, I would have answered the question, "What is a refugee?" differently…
Hilary Swank and Brenda Blethyn are to star in "Mary and Martha," a 90-minute telepic commissioned by the BBC, written by Richard Curtis and made by Working Title Television and HBO.
Life is often absurd, which explains how I went directly from a refugee camp near the South Sudan border to the Cannes Film Festival.