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Legacy

Legacy

John Lewis: Good Trouble by Rachel Willis With a man as active as John Lewis, finding a focal point from which to craft a story could prove challenging. Should a…read more →

Survival Island

Survival Island

Madagasikara by Hope Madden As little Anna tells viewers and her elementary school classmates, Madagascar is the 4th largest island on earth, and likely the single poorest country. Ninety three…read more →

Only One Star

Only One Star

Queen of Lapa by Rachel Willis In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the neighborhood of Lapa is home to Luana Muniz, the focus of directors Theodore Collatos and Carolina Monnerat’s documentary,…read more →

Man of Your Dreams

Man of Your Dreams

Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street by Hope Madden “It was intended to play as homophobic rather than homoerotic.” So says David Chaskin, writer of 1985’s A Nightmare on…read more →

Seeking Truth

Seeking Truth

The Dalai Lama: Scientist by Rachel Willis People around the world generally know something about the 14th Dalai Lama. Whether you know him as a religious figure, political refugee, or…read more →

For Art’s Sake

For Art’s Sake

Beyond the Visible – Hilma af Klint by Hope Madden Film pioneer Alice Guy Blache and contemporary art ground-breaker Yayoi Kusama were copied, hidden and disregarded by the predominantly male…read more →

Partial

Partial

Santiago, Italia by Hope Madden History repeats itself.  This often frustrating, even tragic theme has powered many films and documentaries over the years, including Nanni Moretti’s Santiago, Italia.   An…read more →

Hot in the City

Hot in the City

The Hottest August by Hope Madden It’s August, 2016 – the hottest August in history – and Brett Story (The Prison in Twelve Landscapes) is taking the temperature of New…read more →