documentary http://blog.wlrn.org en Deadly Grace: New Film Documents Haitian Machete Fencing http://blog.wlrn.org/post/deadly-grace-new-film-documents-haitian-machete-fencing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Haitian Revolution in 1791 was the first (and only) successful slave rebellion against a crushing colonist regime. And the revolt didn’t only result in a new state, it was also achieved with the edge of a machete.</span></p><p>The short film “Papa Machete” opens somberly, telling how Haitians developed a martial art called Tire Machèt during that bloody, turbulent period. A versatile agricultural tool in dense tropical climates, the machete makes a valuable weapon.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 11:50:21 +0000 Rob Goyanes 31940 at http://blog.wlrn.org Deadly Grace: New Film Documents Haitian Machete Fencing Under The Dome With Buckminster Fuller This Saturday http://blog.wlrn.org/post/under-dome-buckminster-fuller-saturday <p>Saturday, the <a href="http://www.mdclivearts.org/home.html" target="_blank">MDC Live Arts series</a> will present the live documentary "The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller." It's a live doc because director Sam Green will live narrate the presentation while indie-rock band&nbsp;Yo La Tengo will lend its musical notes to the score.</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 06:39:36 +0000 Wilson Sayre 29437 at http://blog.wlrn.org Under The Dome With Buckminster Fuller This Saturday Gentrification Film Shown In Wynwood Just Before Basel Madness http://blog.wlrn.org/post/gentrification-film-shown-wynwood-just-basel-madness <p>Crowds frequenting&nbsp;Wynwood's eccentric bars and restaurants likely don't think of the old neighborhood's longtime residents, some of whom have had to leave their homes after the area's recent art revival.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But some Wynwood natives have been pushed out. The neighborhood's gentrification is explored in the documentary "</span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/righttowynwood" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Right to Wynwood</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">."</span></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:15:24 +0000 Chloe Herring 24413 at http://blog.wlrn.org Gentrification Film Shown In Wynwood Just Before Basel Madness Filmmaker Bosch’s New PBS Documentary 'Latino Americans' Airing On WLRN TV http://blog.wlrn.org/post/filmmaker-bosch-s-new-pbs-documentary-latino-americans-airing-wlrn-tv <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">Cuban American producer Adriana Bosch&rsquo;s new six-hour series, Latino Americans</span><b style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">,&nbsp;</b><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">airs on WLRN TV</span><b style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">.</b></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">This series examines Hispanic contributions to American history that began over 500 years ago.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">Latino Americans airs on&nbsp;</span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_1770854967" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; " tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1; ">Sunday, October 13 at 7 p.m.</span></span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">,&nbsp;</span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_1770854968" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; " tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1; ">Sunday, October 20 at 7 p.m.</span></span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_1770854969" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; " tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1; ">Sunday, October 27 at 7 p.m.</span></span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px; ">Become a part of the LATINO AMERICANS project. <a href="http://www.pbs.org/latino-americans/en/mi-historia/" target="_blank">Make a video</a> describing what being Latino means to you, share your family traditions, tell us how you celebrate your heritage and culture or let us know about your role models. Share your story and become part of ours.</span></p><p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 11:43:54 +0000 Meredith Porte 22023 at http://blog.wlrn.org Filmmaker Bosch’s New PBS Documentary 'Latino Americans' Airing On WLRN TV How Wynwood Went From Abandoned Warehouses To Hipster Hangout http://blog.wlrn.org/post/how-wynwood-went-abandoned-warehouses-hipster-hangout <p></p><p>The Wynwood neighborhood in Miami has changed so much over the last 10 years, and it's not by accident. A group of investors set out to re-invent the area and make it into an arts district.</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:48:08 +0000 Marva Hinton 12983 at http://blog.wlrn.org How Wynwood Went From Abandoned Warehouses To Hipster Hangout Stiltsville Documentary, Artistic Director Joe Adler of Gablestage, Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero http://blog.wlrn.org/post/stiltsville-documentary-artistic-director-joe-adler-gablestage-maestro-giancarlo-guerrero <p></p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 10900 at http://blog.wlrn.org Stiltsville Documentary, Artistic Director Joe Adler of Gablestage, Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero