Deep in the woods of western Oregon, a group of men trudges through mud and rain, wearing full army fatigues and using slang not overheard since the Nixon administration. The men are reenacting the Vietnam War and award-winning filmmakers Mike Attie and Meghan O’Hara were there tell their story in the new documentary “In Country.” Continue reading
Be a man. Man up. Don’t cry. Phrases boys hear their whole lives. They’re echoed in the opening lines of “The Mask You Live In,” a new documentary from filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom that examines the mixed messages we send our boys on what it means to be a man. Continue reading
Friday is 11/11/11, and the minds behind the documentary and online video archive known as “One Day on Earth” are hoping thousands of people around the world will film a moment in their lives this day. Continue reading
The annual Scripps National Spelling Bee has gained more attention on the small screen in recent years thanks to a number of big screen hits. James Maguire, author of the book “American Bee: The National Spelling Bee and the Culture of Word Nerds,” explores the factors behind the rise in popularity and the effects on kids.