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Janet Mock, transgender rights activist, speaks about living authentically

Maya Brown October 20, 2019
Janet Mock sat in front of a group of 50 students at a Breakfast Meet and Greet in the Goldstein Family Student-Athlete Development Center held in her honor on Wednesday, Oct. 16. "Live and speak your truth. If you’re not able to do that, then you’re not living,” Mock, a best-selling author, television host, director, producer and transgender rights activist, said.
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Directors cut supersedes the original “Midsommar”

Directors cut supersedes the original “Midsommar”

Lajiere Blake September 8, 2019
The debut of “Midsommar” in July 2019 was met with fervent excitement from fans of the director's first feature film, “Hereditary.” The wide success of “Hereditary” gave Aster the golden pass to join with the likes of Jordan Peele.
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Official poster for A Star Is Born. The movie premiered on Oct. 5 and is the first film Bradley Cooper has directed. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Review: Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut astounds in “A Star Is Born”

Nick Zararis October 10, 2018
Every so often, a movie about the behind-the-scenes of a particular lifestyle captures a moment in time perfectly.
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Exploring BlaxploItalian in Italian cinema

Exploring BlaxploItalian in Italian cinema

Tom Cullen November 4, 2015
Born, raised and schooled in Italy, Fred Kuwornu, who is also Ghanaian, wanted to show the history and mistreatment of black actors in his home country.
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