Calendar: Week of October 30

Here’s a look at the week ahead on our “Sunday Morning” Calendar:

Monday sees the annual Equality Now gala in New York, dedicated to protecting the rights of women and girls around the world.

Tuesday, of course, is All Hallows’ Eve — Halloween — a night for ghosts, goblins, and trick-or-treating. 

Wednesday is World Vegan Day, raising awareness of animal rights and advocating the meat- and animal-product-free lifestyle.

Thursday’s the night for the Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards, hosted by magician Penn Jillette, honoring the best in documentaries. 

  • Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards, November 2, 2017 at BRIC, Brooklyn, N.Y. | Full list of nominees
  • In the category of Best Documentary the nominees are: 
    “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” (Director: Steve James)
    “Beware the Slenderman” (Director: Irene Taylor Brodsky)
    “Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds” (Directors: Alexis Bloom, Fisher Stevens)
    “California Typewriter” (Director: Doug Nichol)
    “Chasing Coral” (Director: Jeff Orlowski)
    “City of Ghosts” (Director: Matthew Heineman)
    “Cries From Syria” (Director: Evgeny Afineevsky)
    “Dawson City: Frozen Time” (Director: Bill Morrison)
    “Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis” (Director: Colin Hanks)
    “Ex Libris: The New York Public Library” (Director: Frederick Wiseman)
    “Faces Places” (Directors: Agnès Varda & JR)
    “Jane” (Director: Brett Morgen)
    “Kedi” (Director: Ceyda Torun)
    “One of Us” (Directors: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady)
    “Spettacolo” (Directors: Jeff Malmberg, Chris Shellen)
    “Strong Island” (Director: Yance Ford)

Friday, President Trump visits Hawaii, first stop in an Asian-Pacific trip that will also take him to Japan, South Korea, China, the Philippines, and Vietnam.

And on Saturday, former first lady Laura Bush turns 71.

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