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Tag Archives: Films

Documentary Review: The Arctic — Our Last Great Wilderness is an immersive, stirring call to conserve one of Earth’s wildest places

Excerpt: Read NPI contributor Joel Connelly's review of a film created by Florian Schulz and the Campion Advocacy Fund that majestically makes the case for leaving the Arctic Refuge free from destructive activities like oil and petroleum gas drilling.
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Media & Culture, Our Environment
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Documentary Review: In new Netflix series, Barack Obama exhorts viewers to “vote like the planet depends on it” — because it does

Excerpt: The five-part series features parks in Kenya and Indonesia, as if to mock years of attacks on Obama’s origins and childhood from wacko birds of the right.
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Media & Culture, Our Environment
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Documentary Review: “The Great Hack” shows how data insecurity impacts elections

Excerpt: Read NPI's review of The Great Hack, an essential, must-see film breaking down what happened to our democracy in the 2016 presidential election.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
Categories:Elections, Technology, Views & Reviews
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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 119

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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