Thursday, December 25, 2014

Resources for December 25, 2014

Barnes, Mandela. "Ferguson, NYC, Milwaukee: Protests Erupt as Officer Cleared in Killing of Unarmed Dontre Hamilton." Democracy Now (December 24, 2014)

Kebriaei, Pardiss. "Will Guantánamo Ever Close? U.S. Frees More Prisoners, But Dozens Remain Behind Bars." Democracy Now (December 24, 2014)

Analysis of Blade Runner from Steven Benedict on Vimeo.

Greenfield, Adam. "The smartest cities rely on citizen cunning and unglamorous technology." The Guardian (December 22, 2014) ["Ignore the futuristic visions of governments and developers, it’s humble urban communities who lead the way in showing how networked technologies can strengthen a city’s social fabric."]

Abdelmahmoud, Elamin. "2014: the year that black cinema bounced back in America." The Guardian *December 25, 2014)

Sampson, Benjamin. "Essay Meets Plot: JFK and the Boundaries of Narrative." [in]Transition (December 12, 2014)

Kuehner, Jay. "Who Can Tell of the Heroic Deeds of Israel?: Nadav Lapid’s The Kindergarten Teacher." Cinema-Scope #61 (2014)

Chomsky, Noam. Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda. NY: Seven Stories Press, 1997. [also Excerpts from key sections of the 2nd Edition]

Bucci, Michele. "The Thin Red Line": Staging and representation of leadership and soldiers." (Posted on Vimeo: November 2014)

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