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Sarah Sangree

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The Republican Plan for Planned Parenthood

(20) Comments | Posted September 20, 2011 | 10:38 AM

Like their classmates around the state, 4th graders in public schools in Summit, N.J. this year will be shepherded into class by the school nurse, separated by gender, and formally introduced to "human growth and development" -- what we used to call sex ed. They'll sit through a power point...

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Page One, The Other F Word, Bobby Fischer: New Docs Worth a Look

(0) Comments | Posted June 28, 2011 | 2:51 PM

Aging punk rockers and the New York Times might not seem to have much in common, but staying afloat in a rapidly changing digital world is a theme shared by The Other F Word and Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times, two films that were screened over...

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The Nantucket Film Festival: A Reason to Leave the Beach

(1) Comments | Posted June 23, 2011 | 8:13 PM

It's pouring rain on Nantucket, but we don't mind. We're here for the The Nantucket Film Festival, which opened June 22nd with screenings of Cars 2 and Buck.

This is the festival's 16th year. "In our early years, it was a much more ragtag event," Artistic Director Mystelle Brabbee said...

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Why Is Exit Through the Giftshop Nominated for Best Documentary?

(96) Comments | Posted February 21, 2011 | 7:56 AM

Oscar time is almost here, and there's mischief in the air. In the documentary category, much of the buzz surrounds what will happen if Exit Through the Gift Shop, a quirky film directed -- allegedly -- by the mysterious and elusive British graffiti artist Banksy, wins. Will Banksy himself accept...

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Race to Nowhere?

(9) Comments | Posted February 4, 2011 | 8:45 AM

The stars aligned for first-time filmmaker Vicki Abeles when her documentary Race to Nowhere was shown to some audiences at the start of 2011, including a full auditorium at the public high school in our town. She couldn't have known that Amy Chua's Tiger Mother memoir would have sparked such...

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