Archives for the ‘Movies’ Category

On Beauty

Jul 15th, 2015 • Category: Culture & Activism, Movies, Reviews

On Beauty tells the story of former fashion photographer Rick Giudotti and his journey to change the way that beauty is perceived through his work with Jayne, from Kenya, and Sarah, from New York.



Kids for Cash

Jul 30th, 2014 • Category: Movies

In 2009, judges Michael Conahan and Mark Ciavarella pled guilty to sending children ages 10 to 18 to juvenile detention centers in exchange for kickbacks from these privately run facilities.



Movie Review: Inequality for All

Mar 11th, 2014 • Category: Movies

In the documentary film, Inequality for All, Robert Reich explores why the United States has so much income inequality, and why the financial gap between the rich and the poor is widening.



Movie Review: “The Harvest/La Cosecha”

Sep 8th, 2011 • Category: Movies, Reviews

This movie is a look behind the scenes at who picks our food. Many farmworkers are kids.



Movie Review: Home

Apr 16th, 2011 • Category: Movies, Reviews

The film “Home” teaches people about the environmental issues that the Earth is facing and what we can do to help.



Planet 51: An Unusual Immigration Story

Jan 11th, 2011 • Category: Movies, Reviews

A review of the movie Planet 51, a film that is surprisingly meaningful.



King Corn: A Review

Nov 7th, 2010 • Category: Movies, Reviews

“King Corn” leaves out a part of corn’s history, but does a good job with the rest of the movie.



Newsies: The Musical movie review

Sep 16th, 2009 • Category: Movies, Reviews

Newsies is a musical based on real events that took place in the 1890’s in New York City.



‘FLOW’: For Love of Water

Mar 12th, 2009 • Category: Movies, Reviews

A new documentary on the world’s water supply



Under the Same Moon: A Review

May 15th, 2008 • Category: Movies, Reviews

Under the Same Moon shows us how people without legal working papers live in the United States in fear of deportation.