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04.01.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
The world is heading for a cliff at high speed and the breaks are failing. And according to the documentary Crude Impact (out now on DVD), the car wreck is not being driven by the global economic meltdown. Filmed before recent events and circulated on the film festival circuit, Crude Impact is about the energy crisis. Specifically: as the world keeps using more and more petroleum, the supply is ...
01.28.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
When he arrived in Washington in 1945 as the Member of House of Representatives for Harlem, Adam Clayton Powell was denied service at most of the capital�s lunch counters and bars. He left office a quarter-century later under clouds of controversy after symbolizing the struggle for black power in American politics. The Oscar-nominated documentary Adam Clayton Powell (out now on DVD) is a ...
01.13.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Dmitriy Salita is a young Rocky running to his workout along the streets and shoreline of New York. An amateur boxing champion by 18, he turned professional at age 20. What's interesting about Salita's story is that he is an Orthodox Jew, working his fight schedule around the pervasive rituals of Sabbath and synagogue. Orthodox Stance, out now on DVD, is a documentary on Salita's pursuit ...