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An Ava Kempner Film “Rosenwald” At The Hippodrome Feb. 20th

An Ava Kempner Film
“Rosenwald”
The remarkable story of a Jewish man who provided scholarships and schools to African Americans from 1914 to 1948.
Featuring Gordon Parks, John Hope Franklin Jr. Ralph Ellison, Marian Anderson, Maya Angelou, Julian Bond, and John Lewis
Monday, February 20, 2017, 7:00 PM
at the
Hippodrome State Theater
25 SE 2nd Pl, Gainesville, FL 32601
$7.00

The Pleasant Street […]

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Documerica

For the Documerica Project (1971-1977), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hired freelance photographers to capture images relating to environmental problems, EPA activities, and everyday life in the 1970s… The U.S. National Archives digitized more than 15,000 photographs from the series Documerica (Local ID 412-DA) and included them in our online catalog. Our Web site has […]

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At Sundance, the Theme Is Climate Change

LOS ANGELES — It certainly reads like a political statement: Next week, one day before Donald J. Trump takes the presidential oath of office, the Sundance Film Festival will open its 33rd edition with a climate-change documentary starring Al Gore… Mr. Trump has mocked the science of global warming as a Chinese hoax and selected […]

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100 Short Stories, At The Hippodrome Cinema |Cinema Verde

Cinema Verde 2017:  February 9 – 12 @ The Hippodrome Cinema
(Canada, 68 min) Directed by Neal Livingston – A collage ranging from the serious to the humorous. This original and engaging documentary tackles opinions regarding governance, public policy, and questions what are sound ideas socially, environmentally. and culturally in today’s society. It’s about predatory capitalism, renewable […]

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Bill Marshall, Toronto International Film Festival Co-Founder, Dies

William “Bill” Marshall, co-founder and chair emeritus of the Toronto International Film Festival, died on Sunday after suffering from cardiac arrest, his family confirmed in a press release. He was 77… Marshall’s family said he was a man “in the business of making dreams become reality,”
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bill-marshall-dead-dies_us_586a9f30e4b0eb58648a2aab

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Macro Photos Of Snowflakes Show Impossibly Perfect Designs

One of the true wonders of the world are snowflakes, tiny designs made of ice that are so individually unique, so detailed, and so spectacular it’s hard to comprehend that they happen naturally and aren’t pulled from the depths of our own imaginations… Photographer Alexey Kljatov has a special talent for capturing the brief life […]

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Sherman Alexie Says Artists Under Trump Will Be ‘Noise-Canceling Headphones’

Since the election, one month ago today, many artists and writers have been grappling with their role in a United States under future President Donald Trump. In an interview with The Stranger earlier this week, author Sherman Alexie revealed his conclusion: “I’m not one of those artist-writers who thinks they have any real power,” he […]

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Nov 10-19 Come Hear Veterans Tell Their Stories

Telling: Gainesville

Five veterans come together to tell their stories and openly discuss what it means to have served their country and to now live as veterans in the USA.

With first hand accounts of a soldier’s life in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan, in-depth insights into the difficulties of returning home, and a post-show discussion, this project […]

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Can The Arts Help Save Rural America?

In an effort to reinvigorate rural communities, some leaders are experimenting with art as a tool to fuel economic development.
…The logging industry had dried up in the mountain town (Iowa City), but Calhoun saw potential. So she launched Red Ants Pants, manufacturing work wear for women. She started an online business and opened a brick […]

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Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde Sept. 2! Join Us!

Come join us for Welcome Back to School Night with a screening of Cinema Verde Audience Choice Award Winner, Confessions of an EcoTerrorist!

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See Moving Mountains in Key West April 12!

Visiting Filmmakers Series:                   MOVING MOUNTAINS
With Writer Penny Leob and Producer Kevin Rhoades

 

Sunday, April 12 at 6:30pm at Tropic Cinema in Key West

Champagne reception 6:30pm
Screening 7:00pm

http://www.tropiccinema.com/ 416 Eaton St., Key West, FL 33040

Moving Mountains is the true story of one woman’s heroic struggle to save her community. She must overcome the might of a […]

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Matheson Museum Gallery Talk at Artwalk

Step into Florida history at Artwalk on Friday, June 27, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Discover portraits of Florida’s early years at the Matheson Museum’s current exhibition entitled A Penny for Your Thoughts. The gallery of the Matheson Museum will open at 7:00 pm, when participants will have their last opportunity to browse […]

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UFPA 5th Annual 24 Hour Film Competition

From the official University of Florida Performing Arts website:

The fifth annual UFPA 24-Hour Film Competition is designed to provide those who are interested in film-making the opportunity to show their work. Contestants will have 24 hours to make a five-minute film, followed by a public viewing.

Both the competition and the public viewing on July 20 […]

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Florida Film Festival Rocks! | Cinema Verde

Finally made it to Florida Film Festival in Orlando…ten days, 170 films at three theaters in Maitland, just north of Winter Park and the metropolis of Orlando.
via Florida Film Festival Rocks! | Cinema Verde.

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The San Francisco Globe

Seeing Famous Places From Above Is Surreal.
These birds eye views are seriously incredible. It reminds us of how beautiful the Earth truly is.
via The San Francisco Globe.

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Artist Nickolay Lamm Shows What Wi-Fi Looks Like

Lamm’s goal with the pictures wasn’t clinical accuracy; rather, he wished to inspire. “I feel that by showing what wi-fi would look like if we could see it, we’d appreciate the technology that we use everyday,” Lamm told Motherboard writer Meghan Neal in an email. “A lot of us use technology without appreciating the complexity behind making it work.”
via […]

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Photographer’s Lapland journey highlights global warming – CNN.com

CNN — If Roger Moukarzel’s camera could talk, it would have some colorful stories to tell. From the front line of the Lebanese wars, to the bewitching fashion houses of Italy and France, the Beirut-born photographer has crossed every continent in search of the perfect picture… For 15 years he worked for news agencies Sygma […]

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Fruit as Art

By PATRICIA LEIGH BROWN
for the NY Times
Published: May 11, 2013

DEL AIRE, Calif. — Fruit looms large in the California psyche. Since the 1800s, dewy images of oranges, lemons and other fruits have been a lure for seekers of the state’s postcard essence, symbols of fertile land, felicitous climate and the possibilities of pleasure.

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Nickolay Lamm’s Sea Level Rise Images Depict What U.S. Cities Could Look Like In Future

An artist has created realistic renderings of what several high profile U.S. cities and landmarks will look like five centuries from now, if sea levels rise as predicted. Nickolay Lamm, an artist and researcher who graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2011, created images of major locations and landmarks in Boston, Miami, New York City and Washington, […]

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Celebrate Our Springs

As part of the Florida Museum of Natural History Earth Day observance on Saturday, April 20th, Springs Eternal and Finding the Fountain of Youth exhibit principals John Moran, Lesley Gamble and Rick Kilby will participate in a panel discussion to be moderated by journalist and author Cynthia Barnett. There is no charge to attend the […]

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