John Whiteside Parsons was a mass of contradictions. By day, he was a pioneering rocket scientist, who invented a formulation for solid rocket fuel which was developed into the booster rockets that modern space launch vehicles depend upon. 770 more words
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Montreal, tales of gentrification in a bohemian city. Montréal: histoire de la gentrification d’une ville bohème.
This 80 minute documentary examines the rapid push for condo development in Montréal. 117 more words
1. Cork Film Festival
Cork film festival is one of Ireland’s premier cultural events.
The festival is a major showcase for film-makers with a wide range of big budgets films, world cinema, independent movies, documentaries and short films. 141 more words
In the preface to Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Joan Didion’s collection of essays from the 1960s, the author speaks to her primary strength as a journalist. 369 more words
Champagne is magically joyful. Yet few understand the struggle involved in creating it.
Documentary filmmaker David Kennard is making a trilogy of films about three distinctive wines (burgundy, champagne and port), and Samuel Goldwyn Films recently bought the North American rights to the second of these, … 918 more words