Opinion

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"Searching for Sugar Man": a review

Searching for Sugar Man is an uplifting documentary film about the life of Detroit based Mexican American working-class singer Sixto Rodriguez.

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“My Brooklyn: The Battle for the Soul of a City”

"My Brooklyn: The Battle for the Soul of a City" is a documentary film about gentrification and development in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

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Compelling documentaries: “The First Rasta” and “Marley”

Two films recently released to DVD provide a sweeping opportunity to learn more about Rastafari identity and culture.

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"Cultures of Resistance": Art can be powerful stuff

When we think of "resistance," what mostly comes to mind is guerrilla warfare. But resistance doesn't always involve military operations.

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Documenting the disaster

"Hard Times: Lost on Long Island" is an examination of endless heartbreak and the clinging to the slender thread of hope.

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"Inside Job": Never steal anything small

The facts portrayed play like an action movie: the main culprits are the handful of investment banks that carried out the crime of the century.