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Demonstrators blocked Market Street in an attempt to shut down the annual Pride Parade in San Francisco, California, on Sunday, June 30, 2019. The group was anti-police. Gabrielle Lurie/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images hide caption

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Kink, Cops And Corporations At Pride? Plus, Natalie Morales On 'Plan B'

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Patti Harrison stars in Together Together as Anna, a young single woman who agrees to be a gestational surrogate for a single man in his 40s. Tiffany Roohani/Bleecker Street hide caption

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A young boy from the dance group Sangre Nueva shows off his moves in La Maya, Santiago de Cuba. Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Bakosó: Cuban Grooves Meet Afrobeats

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Jon M. Chu: Why Does Representation On Screen Matter?

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Jim Henson, the puppeteer behind Ernie, and Frank Oz, the longtime voice of Bert, on the set of Sesame Street. Robert Fuhring/Courtesy Sesame Workshop hide caption

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Patti Harrison stars in Together Together as Anna, a young single woman who agrees to be a gestational surrogate for a single man in his 40s. Tiffany Roohani/Bleecker Street hide caption

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Patti Harrison Takes The Lead In 'Together Together'

Patti Harrison is known for bringing her absurd, caustic, yet charming comedy to supporting roles on shows like Search Party, Broad City and Shrill. But now she's in a starring role in the romantic comedy Together Together. In it, Harrison plays a young single woman who agrees to be a gestational surrogate for a single man in his 40s, played by Ed Helms. Sam talks to Patti about what it was like to play a role different from everything she's done before, why Together Together is even billed as a rom-com, and the quandary of representation as a trans woman.

Patti Harrison Takes The Lead In 'Together Together'

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Supporters of then-President Donald Trump fly a U.S. flag with a symbol from the QAnon conspiracy theory as they gather outside the Capitol on Jan. 6 ahead of the insurrection. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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The Warped Reality of Eric André's 'Bad Trip'

Sam talks to actor and comedian Eric André about the evolution of the prank genre with his Netflix hidden-camera comedy Bad Trip. They chat about the complications of making a prank show while Black, who André would never prank, and why everyone could use a little absurdism to warp their realities.

The Warped Reality of Eric André's 'Bad Trip'

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Quo Vadis, Aida? dramatizes the genocide of more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in July 1995. It is nominated for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film. Super LTD hide caption

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'Quo Vadis, Aida?' Asks: Where Does A Society Go After War Ends?

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Mank is a biopic about the man who wrote Citizen Kane. But there's also a woman in the story: Marion Davies, a silver screen star and mistress of William Randolph Heart. She's pictured above in 1932. General Photographic Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Starring As A Starlet, Amanda Seyfried Shines As Marion Davies In 'Mank'

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In Promising Young Woman, Carey Mulligan plays a woman who hunts down sexual predators by pretending to be drunk at bars and then confronting the men who try to take advantage of her. Focus Features hide caption

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Emerald Fennell's 'Promising Young Woman' Doesn't Let Anyone Off The Hook

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Youn Yuh-jung plays a grandmother in the Oscar-nominated film Minari. She's the first Korean actor to be nominated for Best Supporting Actress. Courtesy of A24 hide caption

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'I Feel Like I'm An Olympian': Youn Yuh-jung On Her Historic Oscar Nomination

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'This Is About Lifting Culture,' Says History-Making Producer Charles D. King

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Eddie Izzard co-wrote the script for Six Minutes to Midnight, and stars as half German, half British teacher Thomas Miller. Courtesy of IFC Films hide caption

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Eddie Izzard: 'Hopefully Hitler Is Revolving In Some Trench'

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Sacha Baron Cohen, front right, plays Abbie Hoffman in The Trial of the Chicago 7. Nico Tavernise /Netflix hide caption

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For Actor-Activist Sacha Baron Cohen, Being Called A 'Bouffon' Is A Good Thing

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The Oscar-nominated Disney/Pixar film Soul centers on Joe (voiced by Jamie Foxx), a middle school band teacher who longs to be a jazz musician. Disney hide caption

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'Soul' Creators On Passion, Purpose And Realizing You're 'Enough'

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Grammy-nominated singer Andra Day, in a still from The United States Vs. Billie Holiday. Takashi Seida/Courtesy of Paramount Pictures Corporation hide caption

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Andra Day On Portraying BilIie Holiday And The Enduring Strength Of 'Strange Fruit'

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Married couple Jacob and Monica Yi (Steven Yeun and Yeri Han) relocate from California to a farm in Arkansas in the film Minari. Director Lee Isaac Chung says the film was inspired by his own rural upbringing. Josh Ethan Johnson/A24 hide caption

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Lee Isaac Chung Jotted Down Some Family Memories – They Became 'Minari'

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Will Nico Walker Watch 'Cherry?' Probably Not

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Anthony Hopkins says he remembers standing at his father's bedside when he died: "And I remember thinking to myself: Yeah, you're not so hot either, because one day it'll happen to you. This is life." Hopkins stars as Anthony, a man experiencing dementia, in The Father. Sean Gleason/Sony Pictures Classics. hide caption

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'We Don't Know What's Coming': Anthony Hopkins Plays 'The Father' With Dementia

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The cast and crew of Minari attends the 2020 Sundance Film Festival film premeire at Library Center Theater on Jan. 26, 2020 in Park City, Utah. Chung is second from the right. Cindy Ord/Getty Images hide caption

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'Minari' Director Reflects On The Yi Family's Experience, And Parallels To His Own

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Tim O'Brien was a foot soldier during the Vietnam War. "The problem for me really is that I questioned the rectitude of the war," he says. "I thought I was doing the wrong thing by being there." Courtesy of Gravitas Ventures hide caption

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Tim O'Brien On Late-In-Life Fatherhood And The Things He Carried From Vietnam

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