Arts & Entertainment

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Time for a fresh look at the “colliding dreams” of Zionism

"Colliding Dreams" is a new documentary film about the ever more hotly debated subject of Zionism.

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“Film” and “Notfilm": Playwright Samuel Beckett meets Buster Keaton

On the face of it, a collaboration between Beckett and Buster Keaton sounds like an unlikely alliance of artists. 

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Political thriller with music about Japanese HIV scandal impresses L.A.

Fast moving, eye-catching, colorful, deeply affecting, cathartic, and redemptive.

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Documentary on Black Panther Party explores organization’s complex history

The film shows people who wanted to stand up and fight back against the oppression they faced.

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“The Mine Wars”: Turning coal into the diamond of solidarity

"Coal miners and coal companies in West Virginia clashed in a series of brutal conflicts over labor conditions and unionization."

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“Soul Food Junkies” sheds light on food-based apartheid in the U.S.

The film shows how impoverished communities are attempting healthier lifestyles by growing their own food and advocating for access to high quality supermarkets.

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Illusion and immersion: Humanity's grand struggle in new documentaries

Films can alter, transform and manipulate truth, just in the editing process alone: directors make decisions on what to add, but what's left out is still part of the truth.

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“Best of Enemies”: New documentary revisits Buckley vs. Vidal

"Best of Enemies" succeeds without being partisan or overbearing. Its subject speaks for itself.

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Jewish-African American partnership in new documentary “Rosenwald”

Aviva Kempner's new documentary is the story of the son of an immigrant peddler who rose to become head of Sears and Roebuck.

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"Dying to Know" is new doc about a dynamic duo

Gay Dillingham's "Dying to Know," narrated by Robert Redford, was an entertaining, informative doc about Ram Dass and Timothy Leary.

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