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Saturday Evening Movie Thread 03-17-2018 [Hosted By: TheJamesMadison]

Casablanca To continue with my series of posts highlighting my personal top ten movies of all time, (The Passion of Joan of Arc came first, and then Duck Soup) I move on with the next in chronological order, Casablanca. Out...

Actress extraordinaire Carolyn Cook forges her own unique path in Atlanta theater

One day she’s onstage portraying Joan of Arc, then another she has morphed into a Shakespearean character. Sometimes she even tackles multiple roles in the same show such as in Horizon Theatre’s The Syringa Tree or the recent Angels in America at Actor’s Express, where she brought to life Hannah Pitt, Ethel Rosenberg, Rabbi Isidor...

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark – help!

Me and Lisa have tickets for OMD – I’ve loved them from the days they’d open for Joy Division – next Tuesday night.  But we can’t now make it.  Anyone got tickets for Monday night they want to switch? I’m a big Joan of Arc fan, too (I’ve worn her around my neck for about... View Article

Mixed-Race Teenager Chosen To Be Joan Of Arc In French Parade; Racists Flip Out

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"Mathilde Edey Gamassou was chosen among 250 girls Monday to play Joan for a spring festival marking the victory of the Catholic warrior saint in breaking the English siege of Orléans in 1429.... But the announcement has been met with a flurry of posts on Twitter and on far-right websites branding her nomination an […]

Police to investigate allegedly racist tweets around Joan of Arc celebrations

A preliminary investigation has been opened in France over two tweets comparing a young métis woman to a monkey.

French far-right targets mixed-race teen playing Joan of Arc

Choice of 17-year old, whose father is from Benin, to play Joan of Arc prompts torrent of racist abuse The French city of Orleans has for the first time named a mixed-race teenager to play folk heroine Joan of Arc for annual festivities,...Show More Summary

Far-right targets France’s mixed-race Joan of Arc

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The French city of Orleans has for the first time named a mixed-race teenager to play folk heroine Joan of Arc for annual festivities, prompting a torrent of racist abuse from far-right social media users. Mathilde Edey Gamassou was chosen among 250 girls Monday to play Joan for a spring festival...

A Black Joan of Arc and Doritos: The Culture Wars, Feb. 13th edition

Welcome to the wacky and wild world of the culture wars- a weekly series that delves into the craziness of the social justice warriors featuring the six best (or worst) stories from the past week that may or may not have been covered...Show More Summary

Saturday Evening Movie Thread 02-10-2018 [Hosted By: TheJamesMadison]

Duck Soup A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about The Passion of Joan of Arc as the first in an irregularly scheduled series on my own person top ten best movies of all time. Tonight, I continue that...

Ahed Tamimi Offers Israelis a Lesson Worthy of Gandhi

Click here for reuse options! One veteran peace activist called her Palestine’s Joan of Arc. Sixteen-year-old Ahed Tamimi may not be what Israelis had in mind when, over many years, they criticized Palestinians for not producing a Mahatma Gandhi or Nelson Mandela. Show More Summary

New York Magazine's Sara Holdren Wins George Jean Nathan Award For Dramatic Criticism

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Holdren, who became the magazine's lead theater critic last summer after Jesse Green moved to the New York Times, won the $10,000 prize for "The Revolution Will Not Be Hashtagged: A Misguided 'Joan of Arc' at the Public Theatre," published at Culturebot last April.

Palestinian 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi is the latest child victim of Israel’s occupation | Harriet Sherwood

She is neither Joan of Arc nor a Palestinian puppet, but a symbol of a second traumatised generation A little over four years ago, I drove to the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh to spend a day with a 12-year-old girl. Her name was Ahed Tamimi, and I was interviewing her for a magazine article, Children of the Occupation: Growing up in Palestine. Show More Summary

The Psychology of the Close-up in ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc

By Jacob Oller Proximity and personality become entwined. he close-up is a cinematography technique used often on faces to show nuanced emotions or to hammer in broad emotions on an otherwise jaded audience. Recently, it’s been used more for details on small procedures or actions, highlighting the minutiae of machinery or hands working. Show More Summary

Rewind: A Restored ‘Passion of Joan of Arc’ Still a Transcendent Masterpiece

4 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Carl Theodor Dreyer’s landmark silent film is back on the big screen in a new digital restoration.

Pamela Geller, Heroine

A Joan of Arc, a combination of Esther and Deborah, and we need more like her. We need to join her in order to win.

Megan Fox opens up about being fired from ‘Transformers:' 'I really thought I was Joan of Arc'

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Megan Fox has seemingly been out of the spotlight in recent years, but is stepping back in, gracing the cover of this month’s issue of UK Cosmopolitan. Photo: Cosmopolitan Read more...

An actress, a singer, and a supermodel show that true feminists are pro-life

To be a true feminist, you must be pro-life. Real feminism has been around for centuries and has included heroines such as Joan of Arc, Susan B. Anthony, Louisa May Alcott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton — each of them pro-life. Over the years, the image of feminism has changed drastically. Show More Summary

Lynn Tilton Gets Off

The SEC fails to get the fuzzy cuffs on Wall Street's Joan of Arc.

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