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Chelsea Clinton, producer, debuts short at Tribeca

In this image taken from video, Chelsea Clinton, left, speaks to the audience as she co-hosts “Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation,” with her mother, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, in New York, Thursday, April 17, 2014. The daughter of former president Bill Clinton and the former Secretary of State announced at the event that she is pregnant with her first child at the Clinton Foundation event. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)

NEW YORK (AP) — First-time movie producer and mom-to-be Chelsea Clinton has premiered a short film at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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In ’1971,’ an analog precursor to NSA, Snowden

This April 16, 2014 photo shows Laura Poitras, left, and Johanna Hamilton in New York to promote their documentary film "1971," premiering Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — A trove of government documents reveals widespread domestic surveillance of Americans. Leaked revelations hit the front pages of newspapers. A powerful governmental agency is brought under scrutiny.

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Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes

Cannes Film Festival general delegate Thierry Fremaux, left, and Festival President Gilles Jacob, right, pose next to the poster of the Festival, at the end of a press conference to announce this years line up in Paris, Thursday April 17, 204. A Tommy Lee Jones western and a David Cronenberg exposé on Hollywood are among the 18 films vying for the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival. The festival organizers also said Thursday that two women directors and famed New Wave filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard will be in competition at the festival that runs May 14-25. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

PARIS (AP) — David Cronenberg deconstructs Hollywood, Tommy Lee Jones goes Western, and reclusive New Wave legend Jean-Luc Godard returns in 3-D in films competing for top honors at next month’s Cannes Film Festival.

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Review: Turturro’s ‘Gigolo’ is an oddball charmer

This image released by Millennium Entertainment shows Woody Allen, left, and John Turturro in a scene from "Fading Gigolo." (AP Photo/Millennium Entertainment, JoJo Whilden)

We’ll totally forgive you if, as “Fading Gigolo” begins, you’re mistakenly convinced you’re watching a Woody Allen movie. There are those familiar white-on-black titles, the classy jazz on the soundtrack, and Allen’s unmistakable voice, too, setting the scene.

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Review: ‘Transcendence’ like a clunky TED talk

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Morgan Freeman, from left, Cillian Murphy, and Rebecca Hall in a scene from "Transcendence." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Peter Mountain)

HAL has come a long way.

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