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Castro's Legacy on HBO: Patria O Muerte: Cuba, Fatherland, or Death and Mariela Castro's March: Cuba's LGBT Revolution

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Even in what we now know as the last few months of Fidel Castro's life, a hope for change in Cuba is documented in two upcoming HBO films: Olatz Lopez...

Director Jon Alpert Talks Mariela Castro's March: Cuba's LGBT Revolution (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 11.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with director and fierce LGBT ally Jon Alpert about his new HBO documentary Mariela Castro's March: Cuba's LGBT Revolution which fo...

Plastic City: Redemption

Yvonna Russell | Posted 02.17.2014 | New York
Yvonna Russell

Everywhere you look there are residents of New York carving out a modest income by collecting plastic bottles from the trash, earning pennies per bottle. As consumers, we are unconsciously linked to the process by the purchase of bottled drinks.

Expert: Most Are A Few Mistakes Away From Collecting Cans | Posted 02.12.2013 | Impact

At a recent Academy screening of their film Redemption, filmmakers Jon Alpert and Matthew O’Neill didn’t need to remind Academy Award voters that ...

'No Contract, No Cookies': Documentary On Stella D'Oro Strike Premieres

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 09.05.2011 | New York

When Stella D'Oro workers went on strike in 2008 protesting unfair wages, Emmy Award winning filmmakers Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill were right alon...

No Contract, No Cookies: Is This the Way a Country Crumbles?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 09.05.2011 | Business
Kerry Trueman

Isn't a 'jobless recovery' as preposterous as a fetus-less pregnancy? We've got a bloody pile-up at the intersection of Wall Street and Main Street, where reality collides with such corporate conceits. And it's the workers who wind up on life support.

Trapped in Section 60: an Interview with the Directors of "Section 60: Arlington Nation Cemetery"

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katie Halper

Matt O'Neill: The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have become the background noise in this presidential election. No one is paying attention right now.