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Netflix doc “Laerte-se” unpacks the pain and bliss of transitioning

Source: The Daily Dot. In the Netflix documentary “Laert-se,” comic strips depict the inner workings of a Brazilian cartoonist as she comes to terms with her gender identity. The device serves two purposes: Informing the audience of artist Laerte Coutinho’s thoughts,...

Atlanta featured in documentary exploring an aging America

Source: The Atlanta Journal Constitution. Atlanta, like much of the rest of America, is showing its gray. The tsunami of baby boomers currently moving through retirement is just the tip of the iceberg. Fewer births and greater longevity have forged a permanent shift...

How This Man’s Movies are Getting People Out of Prison

Source:  OZY. Alstory Simon thought he’d never get out of prison. Because of a coerced confession, he was serving 37½ years in Illinois for a double murder he didn’t commit. He’d been reduced to a statistic, until nine-time Emmy Award winner Shawn Rech — who had a...

NY Times Op-Docs: When Seeing Your Mother Means a Trip to Prison.

From  The New York Times. The New York Times Op-Docs presents Elizabeth Lo’s “Mother’s Day,” which follows groups of California children taking part in an annual bus program that brings them to visit their incarcerated parents. Watch the...