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Volunteer Uniforms | Cedars-Sinai

I’m Barbara Leeanse. I’m the Director of the Volunteer Department at Cedars-Sinai. Edith Head was a designer who designed outfits and costumes for the movies. Edith Head was asked to help and she created 3 uniforms for the women and one uniform for the men. So, the women had the choice of a jumper which… Read More »

Beasts of No Nation: Crash Course Film Criticism #14

There are movies about war. And there are movies about kids. But the movies about war starring kids are more rare. Some are science fiction, like 2013’s Ender’s Game. Others follow children trying to survive during wartime, movies like Stephen Spielberg’s Empire of the Sun starring a young Christian Bale. Or John Boorman’s semi-autobiographical Hope… Read More »

The Nightmare World of Gang Stalking

This has many names. Gang stalking, mob stalking, community stalking. You’re in the middle of this ridiculous, irrational impossibility that is real and is happening. First, the Guardian revealed the National Security Agency is collecting telephone records of millions of Verizon customers. To surveil someone through their phones. Certainly through their television sets. The last… Read More »

A Catholic Take on A.D. The Bible Continues | Episode 3

The 3rd episode of A.D., the Bible Continues tells the story of Pentecost. Pentecost, for the Jews was the celebration of the day when Moses received the law from God on Mount Sinai. For Christians, it’s that day when the Holy Spirit is sent upon them like tongues of fire to enliven their hearts with… Read More »

HIV Crisis on the Texas-Mexico Border

let’s go back to the day that you found out what’s the first thing that went through your mind am I gonna die I I really thought I was gonna die growing up no one ever mentioned HIV to me like it wasn’t in the schools it wasn’t the conversation held at home like I… Read More »

Catholic Stories – John Oberg: Mercy & Grace

Someone told me that mercy is someone not giving us the punishment we deserve. And grace is people giving us the presents that we don’t deserve. – [daughter] “I think they are… they look old.” – [John] “They wanna see ’em all…” – [daughter] “I’ll pull them out while you set ’em up…” – [son]… Read More »

Filmmaker Cheryl Dunye: In Conversation with Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz

– [Justin] Hello. – [Crowd] Hi! – Wonderful. Good evening and welcome to the 2019 Jose Munoz Award Ceremony. I first want to take this opportunity to thank our partner, Karen Sander and the public programming at the CUNY Graduate Center for annually making this ceremony possible. I also would like to thank our co-sponsors,… Read More »

Meet Zach Sobiech | My Last Days

Reporter: Zach can’t stop writing lyrics, there are so many songs he wants to leave behind with only months to live. His song called “Clouds” was born. [“Clouds”] Zach: Like every teenager out there feels invincible and they’ll never admit it and it’s not the kind of invincible like Superman, it’s the kind of invincible… Read More »

The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy

“The value of information does not survive the moment in which it was new. It lives only at that moment; it has to surrender to it completely and explain itself to it without losing any time.” “A story is different. It does not expend itself. It preserves and concentrates its strength and is capable of… Read More »