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Actress Chante Adams had just graduated from Carnegie Mellon University when she got a call from a casting agent who wanted her to audition to be the lead in the Roxanne Shante biopic "Roxanne, Roxanne."
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Actress Chante Adams had just graduated from Carnegie Mellon University when she got a call from a casting agent who wanted her to audition to be the lead in the Roxanne Shante biopic "Roxanne, Roxanne." Adams had no feature credits to her name and a background in theater. But the agent saw something in her at CMU's senior showcase, where students perform in front of agents, managers and casting directors, and sought her out....

Matt Damon took the cause of clean water to the Sundance Film Festival, where he said he's hoping to pitch Donald Trump on the issue
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Matt Damon took the cause of clean water to the Sundance Film Festival, where he said he's hoping to pitch Donald Trump on the issue....

Director Dee Rees wanted to get to the big questions in her enthralling period epic "Mudbound."
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Director Dee Rees wanted to get to the big questions in her enthralling period epic "Mudbound." Specifically: What is it to be a citizen and what is it to fight for a country that doesn't fight for you? The film, which premiered Saturday night at the Sundance Film Festival, had audiences raving and some already speculating about Oscar chances....

Colson Whitehead's latest honor is a thank-you from the country's libraries: Whitehead's novel "The Underground Railroad" has won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, a $5,000 prize presented by the American Library Association
NEW YORK (AP) -- Colson Whitehead's latest honor is a thank-you from the country's libraries....

The majority of the animation students at California Institute of the Arts are female, but that hasn't always been the case over the elite school's 47 years
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) -- The California Institute of the Arts was created partly by Walt Disney's desire to bring more top-flight animators into the profession. And it has during its 47 years, though for a long time almost all were men....

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has delivered a speech without sex jokes and expletives _ telling the gathering of Miss Universe contestants that he was told to watch his language
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has delivered a speech without sex jokes and expletives - telling the gathering of Miss Universe contestants that he was told to watch his language....

Donald Trump's "running war" on the media is continuing into his presidency
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump's "running war" on the media is continuing into his presidency, with statements over the weekend calling into question the extent to which information from the White House can be trusted....

Maybe "Saturday Night Live" figured viewers had seen enough of the real President Donald Trump this inauguration weekend
NEW YORK (AP) -- Maybe Alec Baldwin was busy. Maybe "Saturday Night Live" figured viewers had seen plenty of President Donald Trump for real this inauguration weekend....

More women are entering the field of animation, and one of their goes is to create more realistic female characters _ not the nerds, sex bombs and villains that dominate now
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) -- More women are entering the field of animation, and one of their goals is to create more realistic female characters - not just the stereotypical nerds, sex bombs and villains that dominate now....

M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" blew away box-office expectations, earning an estimated $40.2 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend
NEW YORK (AP) -- M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" blew away box-office expectations, earning $40.2 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday....

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