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Inspiration Through Film -- A Festival

Maryam Zar | Posted 11.18.2014 | Entertainment
Maryam Zar

"Let there be Light" -- The phrase is often used as a metaphor for letting the truth be known and dispelling misinformation. In the case of Noor Film Festival, that objective is achieved.

Twelve Angry Men: What're They So Pissed Off About Anyway?

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Anger is a complex emotion. It can help us survive (the infant fought off the assailant with her bare baby hands!); it can lead us towards justice (no justice, no peace!); it can make us sick (after years of incarceration, now cancer). So it's only fitting that a play titled Twelve Angry Men.

Aflamnah: Looking for Crowdfunding in the Arab World

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Started in July of 2012 by husband and wife team Vida Rizq and Lotfi Bencheikh, Aflamnah -- which simply translated means "our films" in Arabic -- is a platform much like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, but with a simple twist.

A 'Yes, Dear' Reunion On 'Raising Hope'

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

"Yes, Dear" creator Greg Garcia is taking a trip down memory lane, and he's using his current show, "Raising Hope," to do it. According to EW, "Ye...

Maggie Furlong

Prepare For A 'Scary,' 'Crazy' Season 2 Of 'Homeland'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 09.28.2012 | TV

"Homeland" is fresh off its Emmys sweep in the drama categories -- with Best Actress Claire Danes, Best Actor Damian Lewis, Best Writing in a Drama Se...