1. Darlene Love Memoir Chosen for Oprah Winfrey's First TV Movie

    February 11, 2014 3:21 AM EST 0 0 0 The Oprah Winfrey Network has chosen the subject for its first scripted TV movie. The cable network is expanding its growing scripted slate with an adaption of "My Name Is Love: The Darlene Love Story." Darlene Love, who penned the memoir ...

  2. New Doc Premiering at SXSW Explores the Tumultuous Life of Legendary New Orleans Pianist James Booker

    March 14, 2013 11:03 AM EDT Harry Connick Jr. deciphers the work of his piano mentor James Booker in Lily Keber's film "Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker," that receives its world premiere today at SXSW. He explains in the film that Booker&# ...

  3. Backbeat: Director Morgan Neville Gets Emotional at 'Twenty Feet From Stardom' Sundance Concert

    January 22, 2013 9:10 AM EST "Twenty Feet From Stardom" director Morgan Neville admitted he was nearly in tears seeing the subjects of his documentary on back-up singers gathered at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday night. Seeing the singersĀ  -- Merry Clayton, Da ...

  4. Backbeat: Director Morgan Neville Gets Emotional at 'Twenty Feet From Stardom' Sundance Concert

    January 21, 2013 12:46 PM EST "Twenty Feet From Stardom" director Morgan Neville admitted he was nearly in tears seeing the subjects of his documentary on back-up singers gathered at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday night. Seeing the singersĀ  -- Merry Clayton, Da ...

  5. 'Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer,' 'Twenty Feet From Stardom' Sell At Sundance

    January 21, 2013 10:27 AM EST Add "Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer" to the growing music-centric documentaries sold at the Sundance Film Festival. HBO Documentary Films acquired U.S. TV rights to the political documentary that received its world premiere Jan. 18. The film ...

  6. Talking Rock Docs, a 'Niche Business' with 'Great Passion', at the Film & TV Music Conference

    October 25, 2012 3:15 PM EDT (L-R): Stephen Kessler, Director, "Paul Williams Still Alive", Robin Klein, Film Producer, "Charlie Is My Darling", Evan Saxon, Partner, D&E Entertainment, Morgan Neville, Documentary Filmmaker/Producer, Glen Zipper, Head o ...

  7. Six Key Ray Charles 80th Birthday Happenings

    May 27, 2010 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Several events are being held to honor the life and legacy of Ray Charles in this year that marks the 80th anniversary of his birth on Sept. 23, 1930. Rare & Unseen Ray Charles Photos | Charles: The Legend Charles on the Charts | Charles Charity ...

  8. Top Stars Pay 'Respect' To Stax On PBS

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Isaac Hayes, Bono, Booker T. & the MGs and Jesse Jackson are among the names weighing in on the legacy of Stax Records in an upcoming documentary. Isaac Hayes, Bono, Booker T. & the MGs and Jesse Jackson are among the names weighing in on th ...