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Activist filmmaker Julie Perini presents workshop on Thursday and films on Friday

WORKSHOP: Getting in the Way, Ways for Artists and Activists to Work Together Center for Worker Justice — Thursday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. HEADROOM presents: Julie Perini films Public Space One — Friday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. Portland filmmaker and activist Julie Perini will lead a workshop for artists and activists on Thursday […]

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‘Copyright Criminals’ stands on the shoulders of giants (and it ain’t cheap)

In their new documentary, producer Kembrew McLeod and director Benjamin Franzen—both University of Iowa professors—attempt to shed light on the costly and complex world of the simple sample.
– Reactions to last weekend’s screening and Q & A, hosted by the Bijou
– Movie trailer for PBS’s Independent Lens […]

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Iowa City Weekender update: July 11-13

Click here for the complete Weekender for July 10-13. Friday, July 11-Sunday, July 13 Twisted: A Balloonamentary | Iowa City Public Library | Multiple showings (below) | Free Little Village is pleased to hear that our good friends over at the Bijou Theatre have found a home for some of their films. According to the […]

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Surfwise Movie Review

Surfwise Documentary, 93 min Directed by Doug Pray The floods have got me thinking about water: the great life-giver, the great destroyer. Lao Tzu, the founding Taoist, says that we should emulate water over rock; for the softness of water, which yields infinitely to anything in its path, eventually overcomes and destroys the hardest stone. […]

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Twisted: A Balloonamentary Movie Review

Twisted: A Balloonamentary Documentary, 79 min Directed by Naomi Greenfield and Sara Taksler How much does the best-paid poet in the world make? I don’t know, but I’m pretty sure it’s a lot less than one woman in Twisted: A Balloonamentary, who declares that she took in $1.5 million last year for twisting balloons into […]

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