The Gospel According To André

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  Fashion Guru and former Editor-at-Large for American Vogue André Leon Talley puts a whole new meaning on the expression ‘larger-than-life’. In this very affectionate profile on him, filmmaker Kate Novack simply points her cameras at Talley and lets him perform. This charismatic African-American tastemaker loves the sound of his own voice as he gives his … Continue reading



Saving Brinton

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  Timing is everything. One week in 1981 after history teacher Michael Zahs got married he filled up a whole room in his house in Washington, Iowa with two truckloads of silent movies and equipment from the late 1890s and early 1900s that once belonged to Frank and Indiana Brinton.  The Brintons were also local … Continue reading



The Gospel of Eureka

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  Eureka Springs, Arkansas is a city that is a little hard to believe.  In fact, the opening scenes when the local Pastor is describing the small Christian theme-park which is the home to their celebrated Passion Play seems awfully reminiscent of a Christopher Guest mockumentary. This, however, is the story of two very different communities … Continue reading



It is impossible not to Love Scott : a new documentary about an exceptional man

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In 2013, 26-year-old musician Scott Jones was attacked outside a gay bar in a small town in Nova Scotia and as result was paralyzed from the waist down. Even though the perpetrator was caught and convicted, the Police refused to even consider it a hate crime that was motivated by a hatred of gay people. Scott’s best … Continue reading



Tiny Shoulders, Rethinking Barbie

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  For all of its 59 years of life Barbie, the worlds’ most famous doll, has always been a controversial figure. When she was ‘born’ in 1959 Barbie was the first ever doll shaped as a woman, with breasts even,  as up to this point in time children’s dolls had only been babies.  Scorned by the male Buyers … Continue reading



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