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Is Time Itself Brakeless?

The Nature of Time “I know this much: that there is objective time, but also subjective time, the kind you wear on the inside of your wrist, next to where the pulse lies. And this personal time, which is the … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Voucher Schools Teach Creationism in Science Classes

Zack Kopplin, a student at Rice University and a science education advocate, learned about the Independent Lens film The Revisionaries and contacted us. Kopplin, a winner of the Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award in Education, has done some intensive research … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Scott Thurman on the Texas Textbook Wars

We sat down with filmmaker Scott Thurman to discuss what went on behind the scenes of his documentary, The Revisionaries, which chronicles the oft-rancorous battle over Texas textbooks. The Revisionaries premieres on Independent Lens January 28 at 10 PM (check local listings). … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Q&A: Vanessa Gould’s Path from Origami to Obituaries

A small square of origami paper can be folded into an infinite number of complicated shapes. Similarly, Vanessa Gould’s documentary career has become surprisingly complex after her first film, Between the Folds (an Independent Lens encore presentation this December), which spotlighted origami … Continue reading

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