The director joined stars Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, James Caan, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire and Robert De Niro, who joined the franchise in ‘The Godfather: Part II,’ following a marathon screening of the first and second films in New York on Saturday.
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‘The Circle,’ starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks, comes in No. 4 with $9.3 million; ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ blasts off overseas with $101 million a week ahead of its domestic debut.
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Jacob Lief, founder of the Ubuntu Education Fund, came to a conclusion. After raising lots of money and speaking out at high profile events, such as the World Economic Forum in Davis, Jacob realized that their contributions were not changing people’s lives. He also realized why that happened.
Until then, the Ubuntu Fund, headed by board of directors chairman Andrew Rolfe, was accepting money from donors who donated money with a whole slew of limitations. These limitations included on how the money should be used, which children it should go to, and even that the money must be used to advance a certain project or cause that the donor was interested in. The problem was that the Ubuntu Fund was not able to do its job the right way and give the money for the causes that were most important to the children of Africa, where the Ubuntu Fund helps children from disadvantaged communities.
So Jacob Lief, along with the board of directors of the Ubuntu Fund and their chairman, Andrew Rolfe, decided that enough was enough and that they are going to start saying “no” to donors who come with all sorts of stipulations. Instead, they are going to focus on high-profile donors who will donate a lot of money at once and who understand that to donate with stipulations is not worth their time and that it will not help the children the way they need to be helped.
The Ubuntu Fund, headed by chairman of board of directors Andrew Rolfe, works with communities and families to provide help and support to each child individually. They make sure that every child has the ability to access health, education and stability so that they can rise out of poverty.
It’s not easy to find donors who don’t have any personal interests in their donations. Whether they want certain causes and agendas to be carried out or want to have a say in the actual operations of the charity, it is hard. Sometimes, they have experience and can help out. However, it can also lead to tension, especially when they have their own agendas which conflict with the charity’s. So Andrew Rolfe and his board decided to just say no, for the children’s sake.
“A lot of people told me, Hasan, if you go after the administration it would be petty, unfair and childish. In other words, presidential.”
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There will be a thinner presence of celebrities and other famous faces this year, due to Trump’s absence.
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Quentin Tarantino and surviving cast of ‘Reservoir Dogs’ reminisce after a 25-year anniversary screening at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.
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Will Ferrell made a surprise appearance as George W. Bush, and Steve Buscemi, Allison Janney, Norman Lear, Carl Reiner, Kumail Nanjiani, Billy Eichner, Patton Oswalt and Retta were among those in taped sketches.
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The comedian revived his impression of the former president for the unexpecting crowd.
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This special edition of Late-Night Lately takes a look back at the most memorable moments about President Trump on late-night television.
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Sarah Kate Ellis opens up about how Ellen DeGeneres’ ” “watershed moment” helped pave the way for inclusion and acceptance.
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