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Rize

“Rize” by the famous photographer and director David LaChapelle, is an amazing documentary that showcases the dancing culture of South Central LA. This culture is portrayed as the salvation for a community that is riddled with crime, drugs, and oppression.  … Continue reading

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Killing Us Softly 3: Advertising’s Image of Women

Many people hold the belief that advertising does not affect them, stating that they are the exception to its influence.  However, Jean Kibourne challenges this assumption in her shocking 1999 documentary called Killing Us Softly 3: Advertising’s Image of Women. … Continue reading

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The God’s Must be Crazy

This is an older film, from 1980, but it is still very relevant to issues of globalization today.  The God’s Must be Crazy opens in the Kalahari Desert in the remote village of Sho.  The Sho people find a Coke … Continue reading

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