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Free To Be You and Me

George Heymont | Posted 05.13.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

Two new documentaries focus on the power of the arts to inspire people in ways that have absolutely nothing to do with "pulling yourself up by your bootstraps." Instead, they show how the arts can give disadvantaged youth hope for brighter futures and more meaningful lives.

A Parent's Worst Nightmare

George Heymont | Posted 06.29.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

What happens to children who are separated from their parents often depends on their survival instincts, their ability to find their way home, or their quick, resourceful thinking.

Show Them Your Assets

George Heymont | Posted 06.22.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

The film also gives the strange impression that its creators are flaunting what they can do with new technology. Although this full-length feature took eight years to complete, it was hand-drawn using Flash animation.

In Pursuit of Magnificent Obsessions

George Heymont | Posted 05.22.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

The winding path from curiosity to passion and onward to embracing a full-blown fetish is a very strange one. Sometimes a person's enthusiasm for a certain type of object is sparked by a gift, a novel idea, or a gateway experience.

The Hardest Part Is Letting Go

George Heymont | Posted 04.08.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Two new dramas written by extremely perceptive women focus on the stress and strain of letting go when a relationship is no longer sustainable. One involves the living, the other involves the dead.