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Virtual Sundance

Jason Turner, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

Like just about everything, film and music festivals have changed since the advent of COVID-19. Welcome to Rockville was canceled for the year. All Gasparilla events were first postponed and then canceled....

From Arabia to the world: A universal message in “Arabian Alien”

From Arabia to the world: A universal message in “Arabian Alien”

Darian Hernandez, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

“Arabian Alien,” a film written and directed by Meshal Aljaser, analyzes the lack of freedom in Muslim countries through the lens of homosexuality. Without risking an ethnocentric approach, the substantial...

'Epicentro': Philosophy through the eyes of Cuban children

‘Epicentro’: Philosophy through the eyes of Cuban children

Liz Leyva and Darian Hernandez February 18, 2020

To Hubert Sauper, Academy Award nominee in 2004, his documentary “Epicentro” is about utopia, childhood, memory and cinema. The Austrian filmmaker spent three years, from 2016 to 2019, capturing the...

'VR Free' a new method to improve mental health among prisoners

‘VR Free’ a new method to improve mental health among prisoners

Liz Leyva, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

For some, one of the most enjoyable experiences at the Sundance Film Festival is watching virtual reality movies. Unlike traditional films, virtual reality (VR) offers a total immersion in the filmmaker’s...

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