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Fox’s ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘The Birth of a Nation’ and ‘This Is Us’ win Humanitas Prizes for telling stories that bring us together

At a ceremony in Los Angeles on February 22, the organization Humanitas announced the recipients of its 42nd Annual Humanitas Prize, recognizing the screenwriters behind two films and one television series from 21st Century Fox. Theodore Melfi and Allison Schroeder, who wrote Fox 2000’s Hidden Figures, tied with Robert Schenkkan of Hacksaw Ridge to win…

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Ahead of International Women’s Day, STAR India continues inspirational ‘Nayi Soch’ campaign with a new ad celebrating gender equality

21st Century Fox’s STAR India and Bollywood star Aamir Khan have partnered again on a new brand film for STAR India’s ongoing Nayi Soch (“New Thinking’) campaign. Nayi Soch aims to spark conversation and social change through thought-provoking programming that highlights crucial social issues in India. The short film introduces Khan as a middle-class sweetshop…

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National Geographic authors uncover, explore and commemorate African American history

In continued celebration of Black History Month, National Geographic recently released books by authors, Ann Bausum and Michael H. Cottman, who have each devoted their careers to discovery, research, exploration and impact. These authors tell the unvarnished truth about African American history during the slave trade (Cottman’s Shackles From The Deep) and the Civil Rights…

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NatGeo WILD and resident explorers bring conservation to the classroom for Big Cat Week

On February 20, 2017, Nat Geo WILD launched its seventh annual ‘Big Cat Week’, a week of premiere programming and activities dedicated to telling the stories of nature’s fiercest felines—lions, tigers, cheetahs, panthers and more—around the world. ‘Big Cat Week’ is an extension of the Big Cats Initiative (BCI), a long-term commitment by National Geographic Society to…

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STAR India launches ‘TED Talks India: Nayi Soch,’ a new social impact TV series hosted by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan

Through a groundbreaking partnership with TED, the nonprofit dedicated to sharing talks from the world’s leading thinkers, 21st Century Fox’s STAR India has announced its latest pro-social television series, TED Talks India: Nayi Soch (“New Thinking”). The show will feature speakers presenting big ideas in Hindi in TED’s signature format, with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh…

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21st Century Fox and AMC Theatres celebrate Black History Month with free screenings of “Hidden Figures” in communities across the country

In celebration of Black History Month, 21st Century Fox and AMC Theatres are joining forces to provide free screenings of Academy Award nominated film Hidden Figures in communities across the country. The film – starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe – tells the ‘untold’ story of three African American female NASA mathematicians during…

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National Geographic and Katie Couric offer free screenings and discussion with upcoming ‘Gender Revolution Tour’

In support of the television premiere of Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric, National Geographic and Picture Motion are partnering to launch a free screening series across the U.S. The Gender Revolution Tour invites all universities, high schools, and nonprofits to request a free DVD of the film, along with a comprehensive discussion guide…

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National Geographic’s ‘Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric’ premieres in New York and explores gender identity in 2017

The two-hour National Geographic special, Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric, celebrated its world premiere at the New York Times Center on Thursday, February 2. The documentary accompanies National Geographic’s January issue, which dives into the world’s rapidly changing beliefs about gender in 2017. Gender Revolution approaches the conversation of gender through lenses of…

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