C-SPAN will award cash prizes totaling $100,000 to the 150 entries judged to be the best.
Revolution, war and a turbulent childhood spurred Mojgan Edalat to find an escape route, through the pencils and paper that allowed the young Iranian to create a world of her own, where the changing cultural landscape of Iran couldn’t touch her. Watch Mojee this Friday, a documentary about how one local artist overcame adversity through her work.
Michael Rossato-Bennett, director of the award-winning documentary Alive Inside, is coming to Long Beach in support of a fundraising effort to launch a pilot program that connects area youth with patients afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The screening takes place on Friday, November 13, at Ernest McBride High School.
This Thursday, the CSULB Department of Anthropology is hosting the Human Cinema Film Festival, beginning at 4:00 in the Beach Auditorium, which is located on the lowest level of the Student Union. The festival features student-made short films that explore a variety of ethnographic topics, and a special screening of the award winning documentary, From The Heart of Brahma, about Long Beach-based Cambodian American dancer, teacher, and TED Fellow, Prumsodun Ok.
It’s not so much about David Bowie (admittedly a saddening aspect given it’s not the documentary fans deserve) as it is about the traveling exhibition of David Bowie’s art, costumes, and overall image. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t check out David Bowie Is, set to show at Long Beach’s Art Theatre for three exclusive engagements.
Confused and admittedly hurt after receiving rejection letters from multiple colleges, CSULB freshman Stephen Boyer began to question, like many teenagers, whether college was even worth it. This predicament is exactly why Academy Award-winning documentarian Alex Gibney chose Stephen and 14 other teenagers transitioning to or away from college to focus on for his Al Jazeera America series, Edge of Eighteen.
Long Beach documentarian Brian A. Bernhard is looking to help charities, one movie at a time.
Technology alters not just our language but our lives—and the word “app” is no exception. Over the short period of the past few years, it has evolved from a concept introduced by Steve Jobs to a daily part of the lives of millions.
The Seeds are largely considered one of the most influential prototypical punk bands—despite only having one top 40 national hit. Their odd and relatively short-lived tale is one that is only known amongst the most hardcore of music lovers but thanks to a long-awaited documentary set to show at the Art Theatre, the garage band’s tale will no longer be relegated to the shadows of sonic geeks.
Bad tippers. Unreasonable requests. A complete lack of respect or courtesy. These are just a few of the realities that a food server faces daily—and a documentary exploring the darker side of the industry, called Where’s My Food!?, will have its premiere in Long Beach on July 8.