‘Due Date’ director talks Mel Gibson
In the climactic scene of “Frat House,” a 1998 documentary exploring the dark underbelly of college fraternity life, a man is down on all fours inside a dog cage. He chuckles as the frat brothers cover him in beer and Hershey’s syrup, shouting profanities. However, the laughs soon turn to tears as the brothers douse the man with lighter fluid, spraying a flame dangerously close to their cowering …
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Film screenings feature a forgotten social class
“Putty Hill” and “Hamilton” will be shown at Melnitz Hall on Tuesday. The director of both films, Matt Porterfield, will participate in a Q&A session in between films.
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Curly haired muppet becomes role model
A plucky little muppet in a pretty pink dress, her brown hair a perky ’fro, is helping little girls — and their moms — to accept themselves just the way they are by loving their hair.
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In creating media, youth also learn about life and its perils
Youth media correspondents from Western Samar interview PDEA regional director Julius Navales (right). MANILA, Philippines — It is long accepted that the best way for young people to understand media is to allow them to produce media. When we guided select kids from West Samar in their production of a mini-documentary, we were all thrilled to know that the learnings were not merely about media …
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