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    When Are Films Political: The Return of Navajo Boy

    Recently.Democracy Now's Amy Goodman published this story about the controversy over re-opening uranium mines on Navajo lands. The Return of Navajo Boy film has been credited with bringing the issue of uranium contamination from post WWII mining into the public eye. Read Goodman's piece HERE.

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    AMFM Fest Wraps in Cathedral City, CA

    AMFM Fest ran June 13 -16, 2013 at the UltraStar Mary Pickford Theater, the Cathedral City Town Square and other select desert venues. Film 4 Change’s mission is to bring communities together through the power of story and the art of laughter while showcasing the best emerging talent and thought lea...

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    We're Lucky We Live in America

    Outfest Doc Plays DC Capitol - Born This Way

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    Michael Moore's 10 Suggestions to Obama: "You say you were a community organizer. Please – start acting like one."

    In the wake of Barack Obama's re-election to the White House, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore has written the President an open letter, asking him to follow through with his promises from 2008 and push through a politics of populism -- policies that support more than just the upper crust of ...

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    Iran Update

    Mohammad Rasoulof Supporting Green OppositionThe verdict on Jafar Panahi and Mahammad Rasoulof was confirmed this Saturday by the Appeal Court of Iran : 6 years of jail and 20 years ban on any possibilities of filmmaking, writing, etc. and a 1 year jail term for Rasoulof. Iranian media report that the two filmmakers, Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof, have been convicted of "activity against national security and propaganda activities against the regime". Panahi has also been banned from filmmaking, scriptwriting and media activities for 20 years. Panahi is only allowed to travel abroad for Haj [pilgrimage] purposes or emergency medical ...

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    When Are Films Political? Hell and Back Again

    Hell and Back Again, the feature documentary by Danfung Dennis that won the World Cinema Documentary Grand Jury Award and the World Cinema Cinematography Award at the Sundance Film Festival 2011 opens on October 5th at Film Forum in NYC and on October 14th at Laemmle Monica in Santa Monica. New Vide...

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    When Are Films Political? When They're Iranian (Again)!!

    You are surely aware of the situation that is affecting Jafar Panahi, and that didn’t allow him to come in Cannes this year to present the movie This is Not a Film (Ceci n'est pas un film) (ISA: Wide Management). At that time, he was out of prison and awaiting his hearing, but banned from filmmaking...

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