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‘State Of Arizona' Retraces History Of The Immigration Law That Redefined The Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 01.25.2014 | Latino Voices

The Arizona state legislature redefined the way the country debates immigration when it passed Senate Bill 1070. In an effort to crack down on illegal...

WATCH: Inside Caucasian Men's Infatuation With Asian Women

Posted 05.08.2013 | Weddings

In the documentary “Seeking Asian Female," filmmaker Debbie Lum follows a 60-year-old white parking attendant named Steven as he eventually persuade...

You're Looking At Me Like I Live Here And I Don't: Making a Film in an Alzheimer's Unit

Scott Kirschenbaum | Posted 05.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Scott Kirschenbaum

In the fall of 2008, I wrote a screenplay I intended to film entirely in an Alzheimer's unit. After many weeks of rehearsals, I arrived at a troubling realization: I was not just making a challenging film -- I was making the wrong film.

Stunning New Alzheimer's Documentary to Air on PBS March 29

Marie Marley | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Marie Marley

Last night I watched a review copy of a stunning new Alzheimer's documentary, produced and directed by long-time elder activist Scott Kirschenbaum. It's set to premiere on PBS's Independent Lens series on March 29.

Educating Rand: "Deep Down" Film Brings Kentucky's Mountaintop Removal Battle to PBS Viewers

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

While national media attention on mountaintop removal mining has largely been focused on West Virginia, the PBS Independent Lens series will air "Deep...