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Seventy years since the end of WWII: "A Generation"

The struggle of Polish people after the invasion of Nazi Germany is portrayed well in this 1955 film.

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Spirit Awards for Indies; Academy Awards highlights

The 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards on Feb. 21, was held beneath an elaborate tent constructed at Santa Monica Beach.

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Selma: The real winner of every Oscar in sight

The crowd at the Academy Award ceremony stood and cheered. Somebody said that Selma stole the show. How true.

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Brad Pitt fires last shot in “Fury”

The film does boast some excellent performances, but by the second half, the script turns utterly preposterous.

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“Go Figure,” a poem about war and peace

"Gotta operate to heal, incarcerate the bastille, make it schools to jobs, not the iron heal. Gotta make it real."

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"Persians" theater review: War is Hades

"Outrage, once ripened, yields a bumper crop of retribution."

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"Sarajevo": Saga of 1914 joins ranks of great pacifist films

Like Oliver Stone in JFK, Sarajevo's director Andreas Prochaska and writer Martin Ambrosch have created a counter-narrative to the official version of why the archduke was shot.

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French culture panel mulls Picasso studio future

Picasso worked in the Left Bank studio in the Hotel de Savoie for 19 years, and it is where he painted his famed anti-war opus "Guernica" in 1937.

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The war on film

As the generation who fought in World War II dwindles in numbers, we are losing crucial first-hand testimony of the heroic struggles to defeat fascism.

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“Empire’s Ally: Canada and the War in Afghanistan”

"Empire's Ally: Canada and the War in Afghanistan," by Klassen and Greg Albo, asks the question, "Why did the Canadian government go to war in Afghanistan in 2001?"

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