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August 26, 1970 Women’s March for Equality, Fifth Avenue, NYC, on the 50th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Photo: Diana Davies More than 20,000 people, mostly women, marched down Fifth ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 205 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 06:00 AM PST with 202 Recommends
I know. This is supposed to be my end of month music diary, but I have something more important to write about. One of our newest Kossacks, filmmaker Cecilia Aldarando,
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu May 29, 2014 at 07:00 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
Filmmaker Cecilia Aldarando's uncle Miguel in the hospital with his mother So many stories have not yet been told about secrets that tear couples and families apart. Death doesn't stop the secrets, ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 154 comments on Sun May 25, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 152 Recommends
Originally published at Tikkun Daily When Jenna answers you, she furrows her brow slightly and looks beyond you, into the distance. It might seem as though she's concentrating hard, but you're not ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 206 comments on Sat May 10, 2014 at 11:19 AM PDT with 129 Recommends
Toxic Hot Seat , a new documentary directed by James Redford and Kirby Walker , takes an in-depth look at chemical flame retardants. It interweaves the multiple narratives of investigative reporters,
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Nov 25, 2013 at 03:33 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Viewers literally watched a hospitalized child die of starvation in the 1968 CBS TV documentary and the public was outraged. There were 10 million hungry Americans then, and now there are 50 million,
by psyched
Comment Count 50 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 03:19 AM PST with 72 Recommends
Amy Goodman. She's quite an American. Amy Goodman is "the co-founder, executive producer and host of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on more than ...
by Celtic Merlin
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 01:53 PM PST with 38 Recommends
Sweet Dreams is a documentary that chronicles how a group of Rwandan women survived destruction and mass murder, and then embarked on the tenuous path of healing. Against the backdrop of the lush ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 03:44 PM PST with 2 Recommends
As Americans head to the polls to exercise their franchise, many amid concerns of voter suppression, the role of each person in society is underscored. Individual activism matters. Coalesced into ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 04:05 PM PST with 5 Recommends
“If this is happening to me, I can’t be the only one.” That epiphany is shared in the new documentary, The Invisible War , which takes an in-depth look at the impunity with which rape in the ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 01:37 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Social media has changed innumerable contemporary landscapes, including the arena of arts and culture. Creatives are bypassing the traditional power structures and looking for new ways to get their ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Jul 01, 2012 at 12:03 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
On April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day was held. It was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson , Governor and Senator from Wisconsin. Alarmed by the 1969 oil spill in Santa Barbara , Nelson was prescient ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Apr 22, 2012 at 09:14 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
The prevalence of Bachi Bazi in Afghanistan is not well known. The term’s literal translation is “playing with boys.” Male children, in the phase preceding puberty, are sought out for a ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Feb 14, 2012 at 09:00 PM PST with 30 Recommends
“Heroes of American Democracy.” That is how Robert F. Kennedy Jr. describes the main players in the struggle ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Dec 12, 2011 at 01:49 PM PST with 4 Recommends
The single biggest mobilization of free (non-uniformed!) people in human history? It was February 15, 2003, when people in 800 cities all over the globe took to the streets to cry out against ...
by impatient
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Dec 11, 2011 at 07:54 PM PST with 4 Recommends
As if anyone here needed another reason to loathe Donald Trump, mega-arrogant tycoon, card-carrying member of the 1% and all-around birther thug, you have it in the form of a new British documentary ...
by chingchongchinaman
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Nov 20, 2011 at 06:05 PM PST with 9 Recommends
by Bcgntn
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue May 17, 2011 at 08:51 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
April 27, 2011 - COLUMBIA HEIGHTS - Many Languages One Voice (MLOV) and the DC Language Access Coaltion (DCLAC) presented a film screening Wednesday ...
by WashingtonPeaceCenter
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Apr 29, 2011 at 08:04 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I attended the world premier of REDLIGHT this week in New York City, and was overwhelmed by the plight of children not just in ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Jun 27, 2010 at 04:41 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
This is an update to a post last month that got a lot of interest... The timely new "buzz-worthy" documentary film ORGASM INC. about the pharmaceutical ...
by docunews
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Jun 10, 2010 at 06:24 PM PDT with 6 Recommends