This documentary tells the story of Afghanistan's first independent TV network and the family that grew it into the nation's largest broadcaster.
Academy Award, Emmy and Golden-Globe winner Faye Dunaway ("Chinatown," "Bonnie and Clyde") and Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Peter Finch ("Sunday Bloody Sunday," "The Nun's Story") star in this powerful and still-relevant satire of the news industry. When a news anchor has a nervous breakdown on live television, and threatens to kill himself on a following live newscast, the event is manipulated by his driven producer into a ratings smash. Nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Director, Actress, Supporting Actress, Original Screenplay and two for Actor (it won for Actor, Actress, Supporting Actress and Original Screenplay), and winner of four Golden Globe awards, including Best Director, Actor and Actress. Also starring Academy Award-winner William Holden ("Sunset Boulevard," "The Wild Bunch"), Academy Award-winner Beatrice Straight ("Poltergeist," "The Nun's Story"), Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner and Emmy-nominee Robert Duvall ("Falling Down," "The Godfather" 1 and 2).
It's not a website. It's not an Internet forum. It's not spray, beta, or slander. It's all those things. This year, Red Bull and Chuck Fryberger Films have teamed up to bring you a glimpse inside an elite network of some of the best climbers in the world - climbers who live to push their limits on the hardest climbs in the world. They are all connected in a constant cycle of training, competition, and outdoor challenges. "The Network" connects both past and present - bouldering, sport, and competition climbing - and this cutting-edge film tangles the viewer inside the spider web of connections that makes up the world of the professional rock climber. Join 5-time world cup champion Kilian Fischhuber as he and the best in the game explore areas old and new for adventures, lifestyle, and some of the sickest moves in the world.
This compelling and eye-opening doc follows Afghanistan’s first independent television network, TOLO TV, and the group of family members and dedicated staff behind it. Launched in 2004, TOLO TV has grown to be Afghanistan’s largest and most successful television network employing over 800 Afghans, producing news, current affairs, drama, comedy, music, and lifestyle programs. But as the country faces the impending withdrawal of foreign troops, and with security rapidly deteriorating, the film reveals an uncertain future for the network and its employees, many of whom are women. Featuring interviews with TOLO TV founder Saad Mohseni and former Viacom CEO Tom Freston. A FilmBuff Presentation.
This compelling and eye-opening doc follows Afghanistan's first independent television network, TOLO TV, as it struggles to produce content in an unstable and dangerous region.
Faye Dunaway and Peter Finch star in this satire of the news industry. When an anchorman has a breakdown on-air, threatening to kill himself on live TV.
"The Network" connects both past and present - bouldering, sport, and competition climbing - and this cutting-edge film tangles the viewer inside the spider web of connections that makes up the world of the professional rock climber.
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