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Screwball : the farce behind Baseball’s doping scandal

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  Even when you have lived in Miami for a couple of decades you feel that you may become immune to the latest big scandal that inevitably involves bribery, corruption and most of all illegal drugs, but you never quite do.   Some of it however, like the doping professional baseball players high drama is … Continue reading



The Invisibles : the story of Jews who hid from the Nazis in Berlin in WW2

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  The Invisibles is an intriguing hybrid docudrama that bears witness to the number of German Jews who chose to go into  hiding rather than being captured by the Nazis in WW2.  In 1943 Goebbels the Reich Minister of Propaganda of Germany declared that after all the purges there were no Jews left in Berlin.  … Continue reading



Time For Ilhan

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  Norah Shapiro’s exhilarating documentary about the remarkable Somali/American woman who single-handedly is changing the face of politics in Minnesota for good, is one of those uplifting stories that restores one’s faith in humanity.  Not an easy thing to do in this present debased and dangerous political climate. 37 year old Ilhan Omar immigrated to … Continue reading



This Changes Everything

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  We guess for Hollywood insiders Tom Donahue incisive documentary on gender inequality in the movie business is hardly big news, but for those of us outside of the circle his ‘investigation’ highlights issues that we rarely think about.  Interestingly enough Donahue started the project before the formation of the whole #MeToo movement which is … Continue reading




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