Portrait of a Legend

From zero to one hundred within a human age. Anthony ‘Bunker’ Spreckels, legendary deceased surfer went from being the free spirited young man living on the Pillboxes to becoming an uncontrollable wave riding rockstar with the tragic death of overdosing to follow. Before he pioneered in the history of surfing and board shaping, he was living the fortuned life as […]

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Prison Dogs: A Film of Love and Growth

This tear-jerking film was a documentary of many metamorphosis occurring at once. The growth of a prisoner throughout two years, the knowledge of a puppy into an adult service dog, and the growing bond between the blossoming prisoner and the dog they are training. This documentary also shows the evolution of three military veterans who went to war, came out […]

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HIFF: Lion

“Island Earth”- Incredible!

As the second film part of a double feature (paired along with “Poisoning Paradise”) I was a little apprehensive to watching this film because I knew the topic was similar to the film I had just watched. I mean how much can you learn about pesticides in our food and what those pesticides do to our health? However, I was […]

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“Poisoning Paradise”

After viewing “Poisoning Paradise” on the Tuesday November 8 screening, I felt like I never want to eat something that isn’t organic or that I haven’t personally come from the Earth’s ground ever again. It was horrifying and frightening to explore the depths of how these big food companies “create” their food and to find out what these pesticides really […]

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Prison Dogs

A heartwarming story with it all, from emotion, redemption, love, and loss. Prison Dogs follows three inmates in the Fishkill State Correctional facility in upstate New York that are serving long term prison sentences for murder and armed robbery. Instead of spending their days trying to pass time thinking about their crimes often times filled with anger, regret and frustration. […]

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