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“Promised Land” Hits Close to Home: Indigenous Struggles in the Northwest

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor December 7, 2017

The film "Promised Land" addresses the ongoing political struggle of various indigenous tribes in the Pacific Northwest. On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the award-winning social justice documentary was shown in Olin...

Wire Watch: Week of May 4th

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor May 4, 2017

"You Can't Take it With You:" The famed comedy about a dysfunctional family caps of Harper Joy Theatre's 2016-2017 season. Evening shows Thursday-Saturday, May 4-6, 8:00 p.m.; matinee show Sunday, May...

Movie Review: Paper Tigers Documentary

Movie Review: “Paper Tigers” Documentary

Eric Anderson and Martina Pansze December 10, 2015

The documentary “Paper Tigers” focuses on a topic most people agree upon; would anyone explicitly suggest that it’s a bad thing for teens suffering from toxic stress to receive help instead of punishment? The...

Local High Schools Successes Highlighted in Documentary

Local High School’s Successes Highlighted in Documentary

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor December 10, 2015

Amid the shuffle of finals stress, it’s easy to forget what’s going on outside of the bubble. Just a few blocks away from campus, however, is Lincoln High School, an alternative high school that specializes...

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Gossels’s films capture human connection in Holocaust rescue, Israel-Palestine conflict

McCaulay Singer-Milnes February 3, 2011

Award-winning filmmaker Lisa Gossels will encourage discussions on peace, rescue and genocide from Feb. 7-9 when she screens her documentary films "My So-Called Enemy" and "The Children of Chabannes." "The...

Visiting educator Magnus Isacsson lectures on documentaries in a global context for a Hot Doc class session.  Photo Credit: Zach Rosenberg

Documentary filmmaker Isacsson visits campus

Nate Lessler October 6, 2010

Canadian documentary filmmaker Magnus Isacsson has been at Whitman College for the past two weeks putting on film screenings, visiting classrooms, answering questions and teaching an evening course. The...

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