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The official cover of the YouTube Original documentary The Real Story of Paris Hilton. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Paris Hilton drops party girl facade for new Youtube documentary

Melanie Navarro September 20, 2020
Hotel heiress Paris Hilton released a new documentary film, "The Real Story of Paris Hilton," where she gives an honest look into her life in the spotlight and discusses the trauma she experienced at the Provo Canyon School in Utah.
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Poster for The Interpreters. PUBLIC DOMAIN

A conversation with composer Simon Taufique on “The Interpreters”

Melissa Azofeifa November 10, 2019
"The Interpreters” is a documentary that follows the lives of three interpreters in Afghanistan and Iraq. Phillip Morris, Malik and Mujtaba represent over 50,000 local interpreters who helped U.S. soldiers on the ground communicate with locals and gather intel.
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Poster for the Angry Rivera event COURTESEY OF LIISA

Sexual assault survivor and immigrant activist Angy Rivera shares her story

Maya Brown November 11, 2018
Angy Rivera, subject of the Peabody Award-winning documentary "Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas A Nadie)". spoke about her experiences as an undocumented immigrant and sexual assault victim on Thursday, Nov. 8 in Roth Cafe.
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Dr. Michael Schrimpff leads a nature walk through the Ashley Schiff Preserve on Stony Brook Universitys campus in honor of Earthstock. STEPHANIE YUVIENCO/STATESMAN FILE

Let’s reframe environmentalism

Andrew Goldstein April 18, 2018
By making little decisions and appreciating the nature we have, we become a society that cares for its tool.
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Andre Roussimoff (left) in a WWE match with Macho Man. HBOs documentary Andre chronicles Roussimoffs life. COURTESY OF WWE

New documentary, “Andre the Giant,” explores the man and the mythos

Chris Parkinson April 18, 2018
HBO’s recent documentary "Andre The Giant" details the life of the wrestler out of the ring and after the bell.
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Students create documentary on invasive vines that plague forests

Students create documentary on invasive vines that plague forests

Tom Cullen November 12, 2015
Right in your backyard, your trees are being strangled. And right in your university, people are doing something about it.
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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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