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Film & Television

Movie Review: Dreaming Big in ‘Dark Horse’

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

After “a chance visit to the Boxing Day races in 2012,” Louise Ormond decided that she wanted to make a film about the racing world. She researched for several days, then came across the stranger-than-fiction story of Welsh racehorse Dream Alliance, an unlikely champion bred by a syndicate of average folk in the former mining town of Cefn Fforest. Ormond remembers, “I knew within seconds I’d do anything to make it into a film.”

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Film & Television

Crossing the Hollywood Gender Divide

By Paige Morrow Kimball
By Paige Morrow Kimball

“Women in the middle are often discarded,” Alexander Janko says, “just when they’re hitting their prime—both in their life roles as well as in entertainment. I fervently believe the world’s a better place when we’re in touch with our feminine energy."

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Today’s Talk Topic: Tyler Perry Gets Single Moms

By Women's Voices For Change
All too often, pop culture portrayals suggest that single mothers are difficult career women becoming more “human," love-starved damsels becoming brave, or former delinquents becoming productive citizens. But Tyler Perry's new film portrays single mothers as ethical agents.
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Wednesday 5: Women Inventors, First Artists Were Women, Diana Nyad, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler

By Women's Voices For Change
What do the submarine telescope, windshield wipers, and the circular saw all have in common? They were all invented by women; Nigerian filmmaker Chika Anadu is breaking ground for women in film; a new study suggests that much of Paleolithic cave art was done by women; Diana Nyad on God, spirituality, and humanity; and Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are back hosting the Golden Globes for two more years!
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