Digital Services, Film, Pop Culture

Documentary Review: The Gospel According To André

The Gospel According To André Directed By: Kate Novack Released: 2018 Available On: Hoopla (https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13095345) Review: Kate Novack has created a film that washes the viewer with the brutal honesty of beauty and elegance befitting of its subject. Following the… Continue Reading…

Film, Reading

Book Review: Ten Steps to Nanette

Ten Steps to Nanette: A Memoir Situation Written By: Hannah Gadsby Available as: Book, eAudiobook (Libby) Feature Image Found On: GoodReads Review: Much like Hannah Gadsby’s comedic work, her memoir made me laugh out loud, then choke down a sob, and then laugh more… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Film Review: Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic Directed By: Matt Ross Released: 2016 Rated: R Available on Kanopy: https://www.kanopy.com/en/lindenhurstlibrary/video/5633108 Review: This film is a masterpiece of character. Despite having a large family at the center of the film, each actor brings the power of character… Continue Reading…

Film, History, Pop Culture, Reading

Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month – commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. Looking for more ways to celebrate Women’s History Month? Check out this website. The American Women of Science symposium… Continue Reading…

Film, History, Pop Culture

Documentary Review: Lorraine Hansberry

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart Directed By: Tracy Heather Strain Released: 2017 Rated: PG Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/lorraine-hansberry-sighted-eyesfeeling-heart) Review: This documentary has everything a phenomenal documentary needs. From powerful insights, brilliant interviews, and a clear fascination with the subject at… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, Pop Culture

Film Review: Together Together

Together Together Directed By: Nikole Beckwith Released: 2021 Rated: R Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/together-together) Review: This film is a gift and a tribute to the power of human connection. With a soothing charm it conveys the awkward, sometimes uncomfortable, but… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Documentary Review: Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It Directed By: Mariem Pérez Riera Released: 2021 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/rita-moreno-just-girl-who-decided-go-it) Over a 70+ year career, Rita Moreno defied both her humble upbringing and relentless racism to become one… Continue Reading…

Film, Programs, Sustainability

Film Discussion: Decoding the Weather Machine

Join scientists on a quest to better understand the weather and climate machine we call Earth. Why do scientists overwhelmingly agree that our climate is changing, and how can we be resilient – even thrive -in the face of enormous… Continue Reading…

Film

The New Normal at the Movies

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In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, movie studios have shiftedtheir film release dates. While many smaller films that had on-demand debutshave proceeded with the digital parts of those releases, many films are eithermoving to 2021 or being delayed indefinitely.… Continue Reading…

Film, Food

Alice Waters and her Delicious Revolution

Alice Waters had a dream. Opening a restaurant that feeds her friends fresh, wholesome foods while enjoying each other’s company; like the beloved cafes she would frequent when visiting France. Her passion for organic ingredients started at her restaurant, where… Continue Reading…

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