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Boys State : the making of the next generation of political junkees

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  We have to confess the very concept of the annual American Legion run Boys State Event filled our democratic hearts with horror.  Ite been going on since 1935 and is a week-long exercise at teaching selected high school-students how to play politics and establish a state government. Set in red-neck Texas,  filmmakers  Amanda McBaine … Continue reading



A Skin So Soft ….. on men so hard

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  There is something uncomfortably riveting about French/Canadian filmmaker Denis Côté documentary that really brings out the voyeur in you.  In this almost silent look at half a dozen bodybuilders he invites us to observe their complete obsession with their bodies which dominates their lives complete. Each gram of food is weighed meticulously, every daily … Continue reading



A Thread of Deceit: The Hart Family Tragedy : when 2 lesbian mums drove their 6 children over a cliff

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  It’s hard not to feel like the worst kind of voyeur as you start to watch this documentary knowing it has the most violent stomach-churning ending.   Hopefully it will throw some light on it all. This is the real-life story of two lesbian mothers who in a suspected murder-suicide drove their car off a … Continue reading




Blinded By The Light: or how Bruce Springstein saved my LIfe.

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  The brilliant filmmaker Gurinder Chadha , a British filmmaker of Indian descent, has over the past 25 years so succinctly captured the real essence of second generation of Asians who made the UK their home.  With them having feet in both extremely different cultures, Chadra’s narratives reflect the whole generational aspect of racial bigotry … Continue reading



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