Creating honest, intimate cinematic examinations of the human story.
Nancy Hatch Dupree, and the staff of the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University, create a new library at Humayan Shahid School, Dasht-e Barchi, about one hour from central Kabul. This is the first time the 8,000 students at this school have had a library.Continue Reading
Ishmael Beah talks to New York City high school kids about his memoir, A Long Way Gone, about his experience as a child soldier in Sierra Leone.Continue Reading
Segment from Jay Corcoran’s first documentary, featuring Tom McBride. This documentary details the life and death of Tom McBride, a New York actor and model dying of Progressive Multi-focal Leucoencephalopathy (PML), an AIDS-related brain disease. McBride’s “All-American” good looks made him a familiar face in television commercials, print ads and films through the ’70s and ’80s.Continue Reading
Sometimes its hard to move on. Google Glass is long gone, but we still love it and use it. Art and cultural moments of year’s past still linger in our inner recesses and tug at us for a revisit. So that’s what we did here with our 2015 visit to Chinese activist and artist, Ai Weiwei‘s haunting show on Alcatraz Island, @Large-Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz. Known in international circles for being detained without charges by the Chinese government in 2011 for 81 days, Ai Weiwei transforms his art and human rights activism into electrifying howls of truth. If you missed the Alcatraz show, we […]
Video highlights from the Unity March against gun violence in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The event, organized by State Senator, Jesse Hamilton, is in response to the relentless gun violence in the US, especially after Alton Sterling and Philando Castilo in Baton Rouge, LA and Falcon Heights, MN and five police officers in Dallas. Featured speakers in the video are Public Advocate Letitia James and Assemblywoman, Diana Richardson and State Senator, Jesse Hamilton. The woman featured at the end with her young son is LaSandra. The event started at the 77th Police Precinct in Crown Heights and the police and demonstrators […]
“Yes, many want to kill me, but they are older more traditional people. The young people connect with me and are hungry for a different message.”
Brownsville Community Justice Center’s mission is to reduce incarceration and recidivism amongst the Brownsville youth.
“We just laugh all day long,” said Kerr, on rehearsals for the Broadway revival of “You Can’t Take It With You,” with James Earl Jones and a star-studded cast.
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