Topic: documentary

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Film discusses Rosa Parks House

April 15, 2018 0 comments

A documentary screened as part of the first annual Rhode Island Black Film Festival yesterday sparked conversation about the reconstruction of a house in which Rosa Parks once lived that is currently located in Providence.

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Film screening details attacks on hospitals as part of humanitarian crisis

April 10, 2018 0 comments

“The New Barbarianism” opens with panning shots of shelled rubble, all that remains of the once-thriving city of Aleppo, Syria.

In the panel Tuesday night, filmmaker Sebastian Junger predicted that a civil war will not occur in the Unites States because citizens can express their unrest through democratic institutions, such as the court system.

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‘Hell on Earth’ prompts discussion of Syrian civil war

November 28, 2017 0 comments

Sebastian Junger discussed the documentary “Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS,” following a screening at the Watson Institute.

Sci-fi writer talks sexuality during week in residency

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Sci-fi writer talks sexuality during week in residency

November 14, 2017 0 comments

For Samuel R. Delany our humanity does not come from talking about sexual activity.

Documentary showcases effects of opioid epidemic

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Documentary showcases effects of opioid epidemic

April 13, 2017 0 comments

One of the most highly abused types of drugs in the United States is not bought on the street — it is prescribed by a doctor.

Film grapples with mental health, mass media

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Film grapples with mental health, mass media

March 15, 2016 0 comments

“While it breaks our hearts, it also broke us open as a community,” said University Chaplain Janet Cooper Nelson Monday.