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Tag Archives: Films

Documentary Review: Robert Reich’s “Inequality for All” is an essential film

Excerpt: Read NPI's review of Inequality For All, a film based on the work of progressive thought leader and former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
Categories:Economic Security, Views & Reviews
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Documentary Review: Oscar winner “Period. End of Sentence.” is a must-see short film

Excerpt: Read NPI's review of the 2019 Academy Award winning film for Best Documentary Short, exploring the rarely discussed subject of menstruation.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
Categories:Media & Culture, Views & Reviews
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Documentary Review: Crime + Punishment details fight against illegal policing quotas

Excerpt: Read NPI's review of Crime + Punishment, an original Hulu documentary chronicling the efforts of whistleblower cops to stop illegal policing quotas.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
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Documentary Review: The People vs. the Politicians examines our republic’s illnesses

Excerpt: Read NPI's review of The People vs. the Politicians, a film by Hedrick Smith.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
Categories:Elections, Views & Reviews
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Documentary Review: Michael Moore takes on the Trump error with Fahrenheit 11/9

Excerpt: In Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 11/9, the well-known activist/director explores how we can get our country moving back in a progressive direction and save our democracy.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
Categories:Elections, Views & Reviews
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Documentary Review: “You A Nomad”

Excerpt: Read NPI's review of the documentary short "You A Nomad", which can be watched in five installments on the web.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
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SIFF Documentary Reviews: “Afghan Cycles” and “The Poetess” tell the stories of groundbreaking women in the Middle East

Excerpt: Read NPI's reviews of two films screened at the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival that tell the stories of groundbreaking women in the Middle East.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
Categories:Media & Culture, Views & Reviews, World Commmunity
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Documentary Review: “United States of ALEC” remains a timely and informative film

Excerpt: "United States of ALEC" is a Moyers & Company segment produced in late 2012 but is worth watching even five years later as, sadly, not much has changed.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
Categories:Media & Culture, Open Government, Views & Reviews
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