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Wire Watch: Week of May 4th

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under A&E, Pio Picks

"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 7, 2 p.m.. Alexander Stage. Free admission. Additional showtimes starting May 18. Dulcé Sloan: The award-winning...

Movie Review: “Paper Tigers” Documentary

Movie Review: “Paper Tigers” Documentary

Eric Anderson and Martina Pansze

December 10, 2015


Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow, Movie Reviews, Reviews

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 danger, then, with this kind of documentary filmmaking is not creating a product with...

Local High School’s Successes Highlighted in Documentary

Local High School’s Successes Highlighted in Documentary

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor

December 10, 2015


Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews

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 in educating traumatized youth. The documentary “Paper Tigers” follows the stories...

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

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

McCaulay Singer-Milnes

February 3, 2011


Filed under A&E

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 great thing about Lisa's films is they really do emphasize the possibilities of goodness in human beings. The fi...

Documentary filmmaker Isacsson visits campus

Documentary filmmaker Isacsson visits campus

Nate Lessler

October 6, 2010


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

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 visit was made possible via funds from the O'Donnell Visiting Educator program. "The O'Donnell...

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