Arts & Entertainment

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"The Wanted 18" is a charmingly subversive human comedy

This highly creative documentary film about Palestine succeeds on many levels.

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Kartemquin Films announces two world premieres

Chicago's documentary powerhouse, Kartemquin Films announced that two of their films will hold world premiere screenings in October.

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"Life Itself": A Roger Ebert biopic

Having conducted an extraordinarily unpredictable life, reviewing some 6000 films, Ebert lived his own movie.

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Groundbreaking new documentary about the 1984-85 Miners' Strike

Still the Enemy Within tells the story of 160 000 coal miners and miners' wives and families from Wales, Scotland and Yorkshire on the frontline of the strike for an entire year.

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In Gasland Part ll, Josh Fox continues to expose the destructive effects of fracking

Beginning from where his first award winning Gasland left off, Fox's worse nightmare has come true as his childhood house in a sleepy Pennsylvania forest has been surrounded by gas drilling rigs.

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"The Unknown Known" grills Donald Rumsfeld on Iraq war snow job

The film focuses on Rumsfeld's return to that post of defense secretary during George W. Bush's disastrous presidency at the behest of his longtime crony, Dick Cheney.

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From "Reel Bad Arabs" to "Valentino's Ghost"

The group that has been consistently maligned since the days of silent star Rudolph Valentino's portrayal of The Sheik in 1921 are the Arabs. They have now become the caricature of the "terrorist."

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Movies you might have missed: “On the Bowery”

"On the Bowery," a unique film from 1956 uses a creative technique to get the viewer behind the scenes of what was then a notorious skid row in America's largest city.

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"The Abolitionists": must-see TV

"The Abolitionists" should be seen by as many viewers as possible and shown widely in public schools.