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Healing Voices: Intriguing Documentary, Innovative Release

Bruce E. Levine | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment
Bruce E. Levine

The soon-to-be released documentary Healing Voices goes a long way to healing our fear of people commonly labeled as "schizophrenic," "bipolar," and "...

Tyler Oakley's Documentary "Snervous" Brings out the Fangirl in All of Us

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Everybody loves Tyler Oakley, but do you love him so much that you've started using all his lingo? What's Trending decided to find out. A few days ag...

Anthony Cirilo Talks about Poetry of Witness

Loren Kleinman | Posted 12.14.2015 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Anthony Cirilo is a graduate of Rutgers-Newark's MFA program in poetry. His poems and reviews have appeared in the Paris-American, Drunken Boat, and T...

How Mindfulness Helps Us Lead Fuller, Happier Lives

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.09.2015 | Religion

When we think about happiness and success, many of us turn our attention to some distant horizon where our hopes and aspirations lie. But according to...

You Can Make Your Voice Heard At COP21

Jonah Bryson | Posted 12.08.2015 | Entertainment
Jonah Bryson

As a kid, I loved the oceans. I still do. However, last summer, I went diving in the Caribbean and experienced something that forever changed the way I saw the oceans. I didn't see an ecosystem full of bright reefs and all sorts of creatures... I saw dead reefs covering the ocean floor.

Traveling the "World in Slow Motion" With a Three-Wheeler

Bibbi Abruzzini | Posted 12.08.2015 | Travel
Bibbi Abruzzini

Have you ever thought of putting together a team and embarking on a journey aboard tuktuks, mopeds, bicycles, or any other means of transportation who...

A New Day in Colombia

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 12.01.2016 | World
Otaviano Canuto

Colombia has paired the economic momentum with institution building. The country's democracy has rapidly matured. Yet, there is no guarantee that this momentum will continue. Any future success would greatly benefit from Colombia successfully implementing a peace agreement with domestic guerillas.

I/O: A Documentary About the World of Electronic Music

Morena Duwe | Posted 11.24.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Electronic music has long since been a debated genre of music. For those who live within its pulsating, body-moving lifestyle, it is an important aspect of the counter-culture experience. The way in which it affects the human body and emotion is a deeper and more complex connection than many might think.

Coming Out of the Infertility Closet to HAVEABABY

Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo | Posted 11.23.2016 | Entertainment
Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo

The fertile public at large may not know it, but there's something called "The Infertility Closet." It's where one in eight people choose to either hi...

Something Is Happening: Basic Income Create-a-Thons Are Here

Scott Santens | Posted 11.23.2016 | Business
Scott Santens

Something is happening in San Francisco. Perhaps someday we will look back and call it an epicenter of the 21st century.

Behold the Beauty of Bhutan

Emily O'Dell | Posted 11.22.2016 | Travel
Emily O'Dell

Two weeks ago, I headed to the Himalayas for the adventure of a lifetime in the Kingdom of Bhutan. Since I was invited to speak at the Royal Palace o...

Why Critiques of the Campus Rape Documentary The Hunting Ground Only Prove its Point

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 11.20.2016 | Media
Elizabeth Nicholas

As a young woman, it is jarring to learn that there are people who doubt that sexual violence is common, and stranger yet to learn there are people who are skeptical it should be taken seriously. Those unsure what they believe should certainly watch The Hunting Ground, for it is as convincing as its detractors are not.

Queer Voices: Do I Sound Gay? Does It Matter?

David Michael Conner | Posted 11.19.2016 | Queer Voices
David Michael Conner

What's so interesting about the gay voice is that it's a primary indicator that we as beings are more complex than we physically appear to be.

Putting Faces On the Immigration Debate: The Cortes Family and Ted Roach's '120 Days'

Sezin Koehler | Posted 11.18.2016 | Impact
Sezin Koehler

Miguel Cortes was detained for a full week at Wake County Jail without proper access to a telephone or lawyer, and was poised to be deported in chains with a group of others when a friend of the family in Raleigh posted his bail of $5,000.

Peggy Guggenheim Documentary Paints a Picture of a True Patron

Michael Rose | Posted 11.13.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

A beautiful new documentary illuminates the difference between an art collector and a patron who not only amasses a tremendous collection but whose taste and interests help define an era.

Tommy Mottola: HBO’s ‘The Latin Explosion’ Is For Americans Who ‘Still Don’t Get' The Power Of Latinos

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.16.2015 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- Tommy Mottola remembers a childhood filled with the lively rhythms of Latin music, hearing it trickle out of houses and shops in his neigh...

Documentary Film Legendary AD Goes to Cannes Film Festival in 2016

Morena Duwe | Posted 11.13.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Legendary AD tells the stories of the lesser-known names in Hollywood who have played monumental roles in the production of films such as Star Wars, Pulp Fiction, The Godfather, Interstellar and many more.

Award-Winning Sex-Change Documentary Call Me Marianna Brightens Polish Film Festival in America

Greg Archer | Posted 11.12.2016 | Chicago
Greg Archer

Faith, trust and the courage to live as the person you know yourself to be all come into play in Karolina Bielawska's moving, award-winning documentary Call Me Marianna. The film has been turning heads at film festivals around the world.

Tab Hunter Confidential Offers an Unprecedented Journey Through One of Hollywood's Most Famous Closets

Nicholas Snow | Posted 11.12.2016 | Queer Voices
Nicholas Snow

His journey out of the closet is part of the film, but on a greater level, the film is about the Hollywood machine and a man looking to find his freedom. This is a film about a man who evolves. One thing is clear from our interview. He believes in the power of positive thinking.

'A Town Called Brzostek' Among the Compelling Documentaries at the 27th Polish Film Festival in America

Greg Archer | Posted 11.11.2016 | Chicago
Greg Archer

English professor and social anthropologist Jonathan Webber may not have known the full extent of his actions when he first felt compelled to rebuild a cemetery in the bucolic Polish town of Brzostek, where his grandfather was born.

Americaville

Carl Corey | Posted 11.10.2016 | Arts
Carl Corey

For too many veterans their war starts when they end ours.

Americaville

Carl Corey | Posted 11.10.2016 | Arts
Carl Corey

Three people can keep a secret if two of them are dead.

Democrats

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.10.2016 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

In 1987 Mugabe became President with unbridled powers over other branches of the government and army. Enter the very alarming and revealing documentary Democrats, which thoroughly catalogues the constitutional process and how difficult it is to remove an embedded leader.

Do Liberal Arts Students Learn How to Collaborate?

Jeffrey Ruoff | Posted 11.09.2016 | Education
Jeffrey Ruoff

Liberal arts colleges teach many valuable skills, but collaboration is not often among them. This is curious, because virtually all human activities involve collective behavior. A conversation, or an Op-Ed such as this, takes at least two to tango (or tangle, as the case may be).

If You Know the Words, Feel Free

Bessie A. Winn-Afeku | Posted 11.05.2016 | Black Voices
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku

I got to kick it with Baltimore, Maryland native, photographer, filmmaker, storyteller Artemus Jenkins. I was first introduced to Artemus' work when I saw the feature length documentary Color Outside the Lines, a documentary he directed that gives voice to the stories of Black tattoo artist.