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Will Vogue survive without Anna?

Wintour is who she is and refuses to conform, earning respect from everyone who’s anyone.

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For 45 years, Anna Wintour has held the world of fashion publishing in the palms of her well-manicured hands.

Since 1988, she’s served as the Editor-in-Chief of Condé Nast’s progressive, style-bible, Vogue US.

The British-born journalist, 70, notorious for wearing colorful ensembles paired with her ill-lighted, staple blinkers has garnered industry clout rivaled by none.

A nod of style approval from this heavyweight is considered to be the holy grail of fashion PR. If she says you’re in, then you’re in.

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A real-life “ice queen” typically slapped across copies of Page Six for her impenitent approach to governing the flagship. And from her inviolable position ––“You either know fashion or you don’t.”

In 2006, Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep delivered a noteworthy performance starring as Wintour opposite veteran Anne Hathaway in David Frankel’s, “The Devil Wears Prada.” The film candidly diagrammed the nightmarish recollections detailed by Vogue’s happily-departed former employees.

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The classic comedy-drama was adapted from Wintour’s ex-minion Lauren Weisberger who courageously published the New York Times best-selling novel in 2013, epitomizing her dreadful experience while slaving as the right-hand to the cold-blooded editrix.

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Despite her chilling account, nothing could deter thousands of fashion hopefuls from applying to fill Weisberger’s off-brand pumps, and who could fault them, noting the bulk of Wintour’s previous sidekicks now helm top-notch media companies. Perhaps the chaos has its perks!

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But all era’s come to an end. As fashion reinvents itself, so do those who keep the high-powered machine running. Wintour is allegedly retiring from Vogue soon. Her departure will be a sad pill for the editorial conglomerate to swallow. But if and when she steps down, may her creative direction remain within the One World Trade Center headquarters.

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Oscilloscope’s ‘THE INFILTRATORS’ headed to Virtual Cinema next month

Official 2019 Sundance Film Festival selection, THE INFILTRATORS is a [chilling documentary chronicling the lives] of young immigrants who are detained by Border Patrol and thrown into for-profit detention center— on purpose.

Marco and Viri are members of the National Immigrant Youth Alliance, a group of radical DREAMers who are on a mission to stop unjust deportations.

The film will be available via Virtual Cinema starting May 1 and VOD starting June 2.

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America Ferrera delivers fiery Speech at 2020 Impact Awards, celebrating Latinx Inclusion in Hollywood

“If you empower us, we will deliver beautiful content and voracious audiences – and we promise to make it a party!”

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BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 28: Honoree America Ferrera speaks onstage during the 23rd Annual NHMC Impact Awards Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on February 28, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images for National Hispanic Media Coalition )

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) hosted its 2020 annual Impact Awards Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on Friday (February 28) in Beverly Hills, Calif, celebrating the Latinx community’s progress in media over the past year.

Emcees Justina Machado and Jacob Vargas welcomed nearly 500 attendees, coming together to support NHMC’s advocacy work for a more inclusive entertainment industry toward the Latinos, at the star-studded gala at the Beverly Wilshire.

Attendees included: Alberto Zeni,Alejandro Anda, Annie Gonzalez, Carlos Santos, Diego Tinoco, Eddie Martinez, Elle Paris-Legaspi,Gabrielle Ruiz, Gloria Calederon Kellett, J.J. Soria, Jesse Garcia, Karrie Martin, Laura Patalano, Linda Yvette Chavez, Marvin Bryan Lemus, Nadine Velazquez, Niko Guardado, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Karey Burke, Marie Sylla-Dixon,Patricia Riggen, Peter Villegas, Raquel Justice, Tanya Saracho, Toby Emmerich, Zulay Henao, and more.

Actress America Ferrera was honored among others with the Outstanding Series Producer Impact Award. The mother-to-be, 35, was simply glowing last night as she gave a groundbreaking speech in front of her Hollywood peers.

“Thank you to our allies in the room – those of you who are not particularly from the Latino community – and yet, you have the capacity to see the value of our lives, of our stories; you invest your money in our storytellers and give real creative power to our voices,” she said.

“If you empower us, we will deliver beautiful content and voracious audiences – and we promise to make it a party!”

Ferrera also revealed earlier in the afternoon that she would be leaving NBC’s hit workplace comedy Superstore after it’s upcoming fifth season finale.

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Film Director Kim A. Snyder talks new ‘US Kids’ Documentary starring Parkland Shooting Survivors

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Film director Kim A. Snyder has returned to Sundance Film Festival 2020 with another groundbreaking documentary, US Kids, sharing the untold accounts of heroes who survived tragic mass shootings in America.

Following the success of her Peabody award-winning documentary Newtown in 2016, Snyder now taps into the aftermath of a mass shooting that occurred on Feb.14, 2018, when a gunman opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 people and injuring 17 others, in what became the deadliest shooting at a high school in United States

Film Synopsis: Determined to turn unfathomable tragedy into action, the teenage survivors (Emma Gonzalez, David Hogg, Sam Fuentes, Jackie Corin, Bria Smith, Alex King, Alex Dworet, Annika Dworet, and Natalie Barden) of Parkland, Florida catalyze a powerful, unprecedented youth movement that spreads with lightning speed across the country, as a generation of mobilized youth take back democracy in this powerful coming-of-age story.

NDLYSS spoke with Snyder at the world premiere on Jan. 25 at The Marc Theatre in Parc City, Utah to get the behind-the-scenes scoop on the making of the project.

The veteran director is currently seeking distribution.

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