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Civil Rights Organizations and Census Experts Highlight Damaging Consequences of Congress’ Failure to Fund the 2020 Census Appropriately

Leading civil rights organizations and census experts hosted an audio press briefing August 24 to discuss ongoing policy decisions that could put a successful 2020 Census at risk, including insufficient funding for rigorous, on-time census planning and preparations, and the need for a highly qualified and widely respected professional to serve as the next Senate-confirmed director of the U.S. Census Bureau.

Meet the Real People of DETROIT

YouTube Vignettes Courtesy Annapurna Pictures The verisimilitude of the film is stunning and audiences will feel as if they are eye witnesses. A report of gunshots near a National Guard staging area during the week of a violent urban uprising…

DETROIT Film Review

DETROIT belongs to that pantheon of films – narrative as well as documentary – successfully addressing, or earnestly trying to address, the enormity of America’s racist and bigoted nature. This reviewer believes the challenges and risks are greater for commercial films than documentaries.

This I Gotta See …


The Film

Release Date: August 4, 2017
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Writer: Mark Boal
Producers: Megan Ellison, Kathryn Bigelow, Matthew Budman, Colin Wilson and Mark Boal.
Cast: John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore, Jason Mitchell, Hannah Murray, Kaitlyn Dever, Jack Reynor, Ben O’Toole, Joseph David Jones, Ephraim Sykes, Leon Thomas III, Nathan Davis Jr., Peyton Alex Smith, Malcolm David Kelley, Gbenga Akinnabve, Chris Chalk, Jeremy Strong, Laz Alonzo, Austin Hebert, Miguel Pimentel, Kris Davis, with John Krasinski and Anthony Mackie.

Annapurna Pictures, founded by Megan Ellison, focuses on creating sophisticated, high-quality content that is critically and commercially conscious while still appealing to a diverse audience.

 


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Gregg Morris can be reached at gmorris@hunter.cuny.edu

New York Asian America Film Festival 2017

Festival will take place June 30 to July 13 at the Film Society and July 14 to 16 at the SVA Theatre. Considered the leading festival of popular Asian cinema, NYAFFF will showcase 57 feature films, including 3 International Premieres, 21 North American Premieres, 4 U.S. Premieres, and 15 films making their New York City debuts

Netflix’s WAR MACHINE Review

So, it’s * instead of the ***** I was anticipating several weeks ago after notification of the made-for-Netflix film’s impending release that I first mistook as a war movie in the vein of FURY then learned it was suppose to…