WhoseStreets

“It dares you not to be moved. When people ask about the Black Lives Matter movement, whether it’s a year or 50 from now, I will tell them to see “Whose Streets?” -Nick Allen, RogerEbert.com Told by activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at…

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Our Planet

Experience our planet’s natural beauty and examine how climate change impacts all living creatures in this ambitious documentary of spectacular scope. Our Planet is like no nature documentary you have ever seen before. Taking over four years to make, this series spans 50 countries and 7 continents. The 8-piece series captures epic footage of incredible,…

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Exit Through The Gift Shop

If you haven’t heard of Banksy (really?), he is an anonymous British artist known for his socially and politically charged street art. In 2010 he was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people. “Banksy paints over the line between aesthetics and language, then stealthily repaints it in the unlikeliest of places. His works,…

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Stateless

Looking for something to binge-watch this weekend? “Stateless” on Netflix is a six-part mini-series you will not be able to stop watching. The series is based on the true story of the life of Cornelia Rau, a former flight attendant who spent 10 months illegally imprisoned in an Australian immigration detention center. Her case sparked…

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My Favorite Murder

Stay Sexy and Don’t Get Murdered. “My Favorite Murder is the hit true-crime comedy podcast hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. Since its inception in early 2016, the show has broken download records and sparked an enthusiastic, interactive “Murderino” fan base who come out in droves for their sold-out worldwide tours.” True-crime, meets comedy,…

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Like me, many people have been cooped up in their houses for the past couple of months. There is only so much “family time” one can have until it is just too much and you need some alone time. I totally get it. So, here’s my advice– escape to the world of Walter White and…

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Epstein

My pick for this week’s “Media That Matters” is the new Netflix docuseries “Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich.” It’s a disturbing watch, enraging even… but something that needs to be seen. I’m sure everyone is aware of the now deceased and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, but he has been on the radar and it was…

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White Lines

I’m choosing the recent release on Netflix “White Lines” as my choice for this week’s media that matters as I just finished binge-watching it and let me just say that it is one heck of a ride. Please note it is not for the faint of heart… there is plenty of drug use, strong language,…

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Frontline

In a world that has so much biased news coverage, when you find a program that does not have a secret agenda it is refreshing. Frontline PBS is just that. It is a combination of videos, articles, documentaries, podcasts, and more. Frontline investigates and questions the changes that are occurring in our world. The impressive…

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Chimamaanda Adichie

TED Talks are really hit or miss for me, but Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie knocked it out of the park with her TED Talk, “The Danger of a Single Story.” In her thought-provoking, moving and often humorous talk, she warns of the negative consequences that can arise from the influential power one-dimensional representations of a…

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