By

Lauren Stannard
The powerful documentary Midnight Family follows a family that operates a private ambulance in Mexico City. Luke Lorentzen incredibly captures the Ochoa’s struggle between providing healthcare for patients and making a living. Moreover, the film disturbingly depicts the monstrously broken healthcare system in Mexico City. Luke provides some insight on the making of Midnight Family:...
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Sicilian, pepperoni, plain, whatever your preference, one thing we can all agree on- pizza is America’s favorite food. While most people believe their local pizzeria is the best, after watching Pizza, A Love Story, I’m willing to bet you’ll change your mind. In the comedic documentary, Pizza, A Love Story, Gorman Berchard, transports the audience...
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Wings of Life was born in 2003 when two-time motocross champion Heinz Kinigadner’s son, Hannes, had an accident leaving him tetraplegic. Heinz was astonished and frustrated by the lack of research in this space. In response, he founded the not for profit organization Wings of Life in partnership with his friend and founder of Red...
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Matthew Heineman’s tribute to the heroic journalist Marie Colvin.By: Lauren Stannard   Matthew Heineman seamlessly transitioned from directing and producing documentaries to a narrative film withA Private War. In the film, Matthew, best known for “Cartel Land” and “City of Ghosts”, shares the story of Marie Colvin, an American journalist who was a foreign affairs...
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Peter Hedges’ Ben is Back Spotlights  The American Family’s Struggle with Adolescent Addiction By: Lauren Stannard According to a startling statistic, for the second consecutive year, American’s life expectancy has decreased. The main culprit–drugs. A steady rise of young American deaths are fueled by overdoses.  In 2016 alone, 63,600 Americans died of overdoses. The National Center of Health Statistics...
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Believe it or not that green, ghoulish Grinch turns 64 this spring. That same small-hearted character continues to charm audiences year after year. Dr. Seuss gave birth to the Grinch in May of 1955. The character was brought to life in a 32 lined illustrated poem featured in Redbook Magazine. The original tale was entitled...
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