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PICK OF THE LITTER Review: This Seeing-Eye Dog Training Doc is a Winner

  Anyone who has ever had one of man’s best friends knows just how easily they can transform a bad mood.  With just a solicitous face lick or an enthusiastic greeting at the end of a hard day, they can make everything better.  Lately there have been a lot of hard days in this country, …

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RBG Review: This Doc Shows Ruth Bader Ginsburg Giving Superhero Realness

I’m sure you all have heard about how audiences assembled for Avengers: Infinity War. The Marvel superhero movie has broken the record for the biggest opening weekend ever.  This weekend, another film, which features the closest thing to a real superhero we have in the US, is opening, and will make a great companion piece, …

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Step review: Director Amanda Lipitz’s Documentary Shows What Committed Community Can Do

New this week in limited release is a documentary from director/producer Amanda Lipitz called Step.  In a new all female charter school called Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, or BLSYW, the step team is influencing the members’ lives both on and off stage. The film follows these girls as they are empowered by their …

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10 Documentaries that Changed the World for Children

Friday, April 6, 2012 The Weinstein Co. has made the choice to open the new documentary Bully on April 13th, the same day as Joss Whedon’s The Cabin in the Woods and Luc Besson’s Lockdown, hoping to appeal to the more sophisticated and socially aware film goers. In advance of this release, Cinema Siren thought …

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