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Tribeca Film Festival: ‘1971’

During the height of the Viet Nam War, 8 individuals broke into an FBI office and took hundreds of files. They created a media firestorm and disrupted the war machinery proving the government was massively spying on its own citizens in violation of the constitution. Who were these brave Americans? '1971' is a revelation and true account of why ordinary citizens did the extraordinary to safeguard a republic they believed in.

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Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Now in the Wings on a World Stage’

Now in the Wings on a World Stage is an amazing documentary about The Bridge Project Theatre's journey bringing Richard III starring Kevin Spacey to cities around the globe. It is a one-of-a-kind journal chronicling the transatlantic cast and crew of British and American actors as they bring a spectacular live theatrical experience to the world stage.

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Athena Film Festival (2014) Movie Review: ‘American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs’

Grace Lee Boggs activist, writer, feminist is above all an evolutionary. In the documentary 'American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs' Boggs suggests the hope for America lies within each of us. First, we must care about our own well being, then we must demonstrate our care for our fellow citizens. In that way lies our own peace and fulfillment.

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Athena Film Festival Movie Review: ‘Rebel’

A woman fighting during the Civil War? What is the likelihood that she would have donned trousers and taken up arms to fight with the South or the North? Rebel, directed by Maria Agui Carter reveals how this could happen and in fact did relating the adventures of Loreta Velazquez based on her forgotten memoir, 'The Woman in Battle'.

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Sundance 2014 Movie Reviews: ‘Life Itself,’ ‘Ivory Tower,’ ‘What We Do in the Shadows’

At the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, 40 entries are split between the U.S. and World Cinema Documentary categories and Doc Premieres.

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