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  • There's Always A Sequel

    There's Always A Sequel
    "Who Killed The Electric Car?" might have ended with it's main character no longer among the living; but like Freddy, electric cars have risen from the dead. A new documentary, "Revenge of the Electric Car," directed by Chris Paine, opened last week...
  • 'Wheat is who we are': The trailer to the documentary 'The Grain Divide'

    The new documentary “The Grain Divide” rounds up bakers, scientists and activists in the grain movement and shows what they are doing and why.  Speaking on industrially produced grain, Glen Roberts of Anson Mills, says straight out, “...
  • 'Fed Up' documentary lays blame for American obesity on food industry

    In the three decades since the first U.S. dietary guidelines were issued, Americans have become heavier and more saddled with diabetes and other diet-related diseases. The documentary "Fed Up" takes a look at what happened and offers a most poignant...
  • "The Abolitionists" Documentary Showing at Wallace Stevens Theater in Hartford

    "The Abolitionists" Documentary Showing at Wallace Stevens Theater in Hartford
    Hartford's Harriet Beecher Stowe Center and CPTV host this reception/screening/talk-back for the upcoming PBS American Experience documentary The Abolitionists (movie still pictured above). which tells the stories of Stowe, Frederick Douglass, William...
  • 'Price Check': Consumer-themed indie is one to check out

    'Price Check': Consumer-themed indie is one to check out
    There is a science to the way products are placed on supermarket shelves, and it is one that can stealthily influences our choices. What it is not is a likely subject matter for a spiky workplace comedy-drama mash-up. And yet it is just specific and...
  • Weiwei kicks off Friday flicks

    Weiwei kicks off Friday flicks
    Alison Klayman was waiting in Ai Weiwei's Beijing office looking at his architectural proofs, posters and sculptures, when the man in question entered. "Immediately all the attention was focused on Weiwei," Klayman, 28, said of her Dec. 2008 encounter....
  • Why Al Jazeera buying Current is a good thing for media, country

    Why Al Jazeera buying Current is a good thing for media, country
    I don’t care if Al Gore got more money than he ever deserved for his pathetic channel, or Glenn Beck got the short end of the stick in trying to buy it as an escape from his prison of media marginalization. All of that is ideological and...
  • From halls of 'Downton Abbey,' to 'House of Cards,' a great midseason

    From halls of 'Downton Abbey,' to 'House of Cards,' a great midseason
    Midseason used to be a time for networks to put on series that weren’t good enough to make the fall lineup. The thinking was: The money has been spent to make these episodes, so let’s try to get something out of them by plugging them for shows...
  • A Documentary About Soul Food Serves Up Ideas About History, Health and Racism in America

    A Documentary About Soul Food Serves Up Ideas About History, Health and Racism in America
    Soul Food Junkies Mon. Jan. 14, 10 p.m., on PBS's Independent Lens, check local listings   America's food system is racist. That's one of the claims advanced in Soul Food Junkies, a brisk, provocative and wide-ranging documentary about African-...
  • The 'Austrian Scorsese' sets his sights on South Florida

    The 'Austrian Scorsese' sets his sights on South Florida
    When Austrian video director Rudi Dolezal decided to buy a second home and expand his business in the United States, South Florida was his top choice. "I came to a point in Europe, having worked for Queen and the Rolling Stones, where my job started...
  • Lady Gaga documentary is in the works

    Lady Gaga documentary is in the works
    Looks like Lady Gaga is tearing another page out of the Madonna platinum-blond, pop-superstar playbook. In the early '90s, Madonna launched a new phase of her career by allowing director Alek Keshishian to make a documentary, "Truth or Dare," about...