As promised, it’s time for my “Best Documentary Characters of All Time” list. You may be wondering: How does one go about compiling a list of best characters from nonfiction films? These “characters” aren’t the products of imagination and craft, after all; they are real people. But, wait, don’t we have the expression, “He/she isContinue reading this entry »
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May 16, 2015
Brooklyn, New York
This April, the Brooklyn Public Library is hosting a series of events around Herman's House. On April 16th at 7pm, join the library for a free screening of Herman's House, followed by a Q&A with director Angad Singh Bhalla. The library will also host a full exhibition of Jackie Summell's "The House That Herman Built" from April 16th-June 5th. The exhibit will feature a model of Herman's dream house, a life-size 6x9 foot solitary confinement cell, books from Herman's reading list, blueprints of his dream house, and original letters between Sumell and Wallace. There will also be a number of panel discussions in May on the criminal justice system in New York and the effects of long-term prison sentences and solitary confinement. For more information on the events and to RSVP for the screening, visit the Brooklyn Public Library event listing.
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