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New Film Reveals Life of Civil Rights Activist Jack O’Dell

Paul Buhle Truthout
O’Dell was a close, crucial adviser to Dr. King. The axe nevertheless fell with demands on King to drop this trusted adviser. Speaking softly, O'Dell minces no words about the role of anti-communism then, how much it cost him and the Black movement.

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Review: In ‘Prairie Trilogy,’ All-American Stories of Socialism

Glenn Kenny New York Times
What does it mean to be a socialist in America? 'Prairie Trilogy' is a documentary series (made between 1977 and 1980) chronicling how North Dakota workers and farmers organized to take power back from corporate interests in the East in 1916.

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Leave No Trace Is a Shattering, Essential Drama

David Sims The Atlantic
Leave No Trace is a film about living off the grid in America, but not as a political act or as a desperate struggle to survive. It’s a story of a family seeking harmony with the land, and with their country.

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The Breadwinner Review – A Girl’s Courage on the Streets of Kabul

Mark Kermode The Guardian
An Irish-Canadian-Luxembourgish co-production, adapted from Deborah Ellis’s much-loved YA novel, it’s a tale of youthful fortitude in Taliban-era Afghanistan that has something of the defiant feminist spirit of the French-Iranian gem Persepolis.
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