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Emid Burnat is a Palestinian farmer who works the same land that his family have done for generations in Bil’in on the West Bank and this movie is his firsthand account when the village is threatened by the encroaching Israeli Settlements.  This highly personal documentary film bears witness to how the non-violent resistance by the … Continue reading



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Director Michael Apted’s outstanding series of movies that, at seven year intervals, has been revisiting the same 14 English children/adults since they were seven years old in 1964 is an extraordinary anthropological study that shows that life never turns out as we expect.  The subjects that he chose came from all different social backgrounds in a … Continue reading




A Ballerina’s Tale

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Documentarians could not possibly wish for better luck than that which befell on Nelson George when he was recently finishing up his profile on the ballerina Misty Copeland and it was announced that she was to become the first African-American soloist with the prestigious American Ballet Theater in over two decades. It’s a perfect ending to … Continue reading



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