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Women Documentarians Reveal Injustice and Hope at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival
By Nora Lee Mandel http://MavensNest.net/movies.html
I used to think of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival as “The Depressing Festival” in coverage over the past nine years. But the programmers more and more balance artistic merit with the sponsoring NGO Human Rights Watch’s exposés of terrible injustices around the world, and even, sometimes, give the audience hope. … read more.
Rant by FF2 Managing Editor Jan Lisa Huttner
Full Disclosure: I grew up in an NBC/Newsweek home.
Way back in the 1950–before media had so many “narrowcast” options–most American households fell into one of two camps.… read more.
Jan Chats with Valerie Tripp, Author of the ‘Kit Kittredge’ books
(First Posted in 2010)
Author Valerie Tripp is best known for creating new characters for American Girl (the phenomenally successful company founded by Pleasant T. Rowland in 1986 and acquired by Mattel, Inc. in 1998).
I am especially fond of the characters Tripp created for the Kit Kittredge series.… read more.