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Articles About documentary
As New York City audiences went back inside theaters last weekend, the first show on the docket was the premiere of a new documentary set in Yellow Springs.
On the morning of March 1, 1954, on an island in the central Pacific, the United States detonated the most powerful atomic bomb it would ever test. In less than a second, the 15-megaton blast irradiated the island chain, as well as 23 Japanese fishermen on a fishing boat.
Last month, Villager Paul Beck came to the screening of “Weed the People” to learn more about medical marijuana.
This weekend, Yellow Springers have the opportunity to see not only a feature-length documentary made by a fellow villager, but a documentary filmed in Zoque, a language that to date has only been featured in three films.
Last week’s Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland, Ohio, drew thousands of visitors, delegates, demonstrators and members of the media. Professor Charles Fairbanks, a media arts instructor at Antioch College, wanted his students to experience such a monumental event.
“Theater needs to be about the large things,” Tony Dallas said in a recent interview. “I want that kind of theater.”
For Taylor Spratt, an Antioch College student who grew up between Milwaukee and the Chicago suburbs, a college education was a given. But for her contemporaries who live in Iran and adhere to the Bahá’í Faith, attending Iranian university is prohibited by law.
The moment of birth is a joyful miracle — a time when the loving bond between parent and child is first formed. But something else is formed in that moment that could be the key to the child’s lifelong health, according to an award-winning 2014 documentary.
It’s cold. It’s dark. It’s the dead of winter. What to do? You still have to get out of the house once in a while. You still have to have some fun.
If you missed the special one-night screening on March 20, 1970, of the epic film “King: A Filmed Record … From Montgomery to Memphis,” in one of the 600 theaters across the country that showed it, then you probably haven’t seen it since.