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The Amen break is the most sampled loop in music history

Source:  Great Big Story What do Skrillex, David Bowie, Salt-N-Pepa, and basically every drum and bass track have in common? They've all used the Amen break, a four-bar drum solo that has become the most sampled loop in music history. Recorded in 1969, the six-second...

A new documentary about Brazilian politics finds echoes close to home

Source:  TheWrap There’s a right-wing candidate who unexpectedly rose to power on a wave of nationalist anger despite a history of making rude and racist comments.  A woman from a left-wing party vying to become the country’s first female leader.  Cries to not just...

“The Silence of Others” explores Spain’s unresolved past

Source:  Deadline For decades, the remains of María Martín’s mother have lain beneath a roadway in Spain. Her death unmarked except for her aging daughter’s lonely vigil. Cars pass indifferently across the route, a symbol of how the country paved over its history of...

Academy announces 2019 Oscar nominees in documentary categories

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced yesterday the 2019 Oscar nominees in the Documentary Feature and Documentary Short Subject categories. Documentary Feature Free Solo Hale County This Morning, This Evening Minding the Gap Of Fathers and Sons...

A new documentary asks the question: “What Is Democracy?”

Source:  The New Yorker In its first five minutes, “What Is Democracy?,” a new documentary by writer, organizer, and filmmaker Astra Taylor, provides more possible answers to her titular question than most English-language media does in a year. Then, with the help of...

Prevention’s 10 Best Health Documentaries on Netflix

Source:  Prevention 1.  Forks Over Knives (2011) - "Forks Over Knives" sets out to convince viewers to adopt a plant-based diet, and not necessarily for ethical reasons but rather for health. The documentary focuses on research that indicates that a number of chronic...

“Who Will Write Our History” is a vital Holocaust documentary

Source:  The New York Times “Who Will Write Our History” recounts a bold story of Nazi resistance. And inside that one story are countless others, each immensely important. After German forces imprisoned hundreds of thousands of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a band of...

Why Latinos are converting to Islam

Source:  VICE Latinos are one of the fastest growing groups within Islam in the United States. VICE's Lee Adams traveled to Houston Texas, the home of America's first Islam in Spanish center, to investigate what’s behind this phenomenon and how America’s current...