April 30th - May 3rd, 2020
April 30th - May 3rd, 2020

By

Lauren Stannard
The 9th Street Art Exhibition, also known as the 9th Street Show, was held on May 21 to June 10, 1951. This cutting edge art ensemble was part of the post-war, avant-garde movement in NYC. These artists are often referred to as the New York School. In the years that followed, the world has celebrated...
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Robert Friedman: A Veteran Media Expert continues to Revolutionize the Entertainment Industry When listening to music, have you ever caught yourself smirking while envisioning the video? Or roared with laughter at movies such as Dumb and Dumber and Austin Powers? Felt transported into the mystical world portrayed in Lord of the Rings? If you answered...
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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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