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Crazywise Review

Tweet CRAZYWISE: Rethinking Madness, Psychosis or Spiritual Awakening 1 in 5 Americans suffer from a psychological crisis in their lives. Are they crazy, or wise? The documentary Crazywise both engages and educates viewers on the subject of mental health. What may seem like a disadvantage in some cultures can appear to be a gift in […]

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The Grammar of Happiness DVD

Tweet OCT 5 2017 UPDATE: Daniel Leonard Everett is an American linguist and author best known for his study of the Amazon Basin’s Pirahã people and their language. His new book How Language Began: the Story of Humanity’s Greatest Invention will be published November 7, 2017. His previous book is DARK MATTER OF THE MIND, was published in Nov […]

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1.5 Stay Alive Film Review

Tweet 1.5 Stay Alive: A Captivating Film about Music and Natural Disasters in the Caribbean Imagine if your entire world was flipped upside-down due to a natural disaster. Your home, flooded. The grocery store down the road, destroyed. Everything you’ve ever owned, ruined. Imagine if a family member was at the top floor of their […]

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January is National Mentoring Month: DVD recommendation

Tweet Show Me the Way: The Impact Mentors Have on a Young Person’s Life was created to raise awareness about the value of MENTORING — in keeping students in high school and ensuring that they go to college.

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The Ethics of Fracking

Tweet The Ethics of Fracking explores the ethics of the natural gas extraction process known as “fracking”. The film covers the political, spiritual, scientific, medical, and educational points of view of hydraulic fracturing. It also takes a look at the deceiving advertising the gas industry heavily relies on.

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Midway

Tweet The long-awaited film by artist and photographer Chris Jordan premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday Sept 6th 2013.

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The Price of Sand

Tweet THE PRICE OF SAND: silica mines, small towns and money is a documentary about the frac sand mining boom in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Due to a rapid increase in demand, pure silica sand has become a valuable commodity, and mines are opening here at a rapid rate.

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Films about Orcas in Captivity

Tweet There are numerous whale movies in existence, both entertaining (Namu, Big Miracle, Free Willy) and personal (Saving Luna). Currently in theaters is an investigative movie called Blackfish, which shows this absurdity and fallout of capturing and using wild animals for folly.

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The 35th National Media Market

Tweet The National Media Market (NMM) is an annual event where educational film producers and distributors connect with librarians and media professionals.

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A Conversation with Filmmaker Christopher Beaver

Tweet Filmmaker Christopher Baever has a penchant for vanishing lakes and rivers. In this interview by Neila Columbo, he recalls restoration efforts for the San Joaquin River, plus discusses new films Racing To Zero, and Tulare Lake.

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