Nature of event: ‘Battlefield 1916 – The Laneways of History’. Film Premiere.
Where: Wynn’s Hotel, 39 Abbey Street Lower, Dublin 1, Ireland
When: Tuesday 17th November @ 7pm. 148 more words
The latest nonfiction opus from Frederick Wiseman is a portrait of the mind-bogglingly diverse Jackson Heights neighborhood in Queens (167 languages at last count). It’s a rich and endlessly fascinating study of what multicultural America really looks like. 118 more words
Remember magazines? National Lampoon was one of the best. Beyond serving as something of a thinking man’s Mad, it also fostered that upswell of talent coming out of the Chicago comedy improv scene in the 1970s and midwifed them to stardom at 133 more words
After a series of documentaries that dug into the 20th century African American experience with uncommon power, Stanley Nelson (Jonestown, Freedom Riders) turns his gaze to the story of the country’s last great radical movement, and how it was destroyed just before falling apart. 100 more words