Art With Impact Blog
Would you believe me if I told you that the star of a Will Ferrell movie is responsible for producing one of the most impactful documentaries of the year?
And why not?
When it comes to mental illness, it looks like Bollywood has some work to do.
...not as much work as Dollywood, however.
What are the first five things that come to mind when you hear the word “Hollywood?”
So you’re saying “deep awareness of social issues” isn’t even in the top ten…?
Many of us have mixed feelings about James Franco. He was so adorably spacey in Freaks and Geeks, so mainstream in Spider-man, so solid in Milk, and so unbearably pretentious pretty much everywhere else.
When it gets to be too much, just do what I do and watch him squirm in 127 Hours.
What comes to mind when you imagine “a generation of change makers and filmmakers”?
OK, I’m going to have to ask that you think a little more broadly.
If you don’t live in Australia, you may be unfamiliar with the occasion of Harmony Day.
I am sad to say it is not preceded by Bone Thugs-N- Day.
The bar scene can be rough.
Unless, of course, you thrive on eyeliner, Axe Body Spray, and giant quantities of Grey Goose.
If you were alive and somewhat aware of current events during the Anita Hill/Clarence Thomas hearings, the following photo has a certain blush-worthy meaning to you:
If this doesn’t make sense to you, Google it. Apologies in advance.
While they serve and protect and put their lives on the line every day for our safety, law enforcement officers are not immune from the scrutiny and less-than-favorable opinions of the public.
…and their less-than-favorable music.
This reality is what makes tragedies like the death of James Chasse even more complex, as the new film Alien Boy brings to light.