• Film: Children Left Behind

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Most high school students in the United States are required to pass a series of exams in order to earn a high school diploma. From coast to coast, more and more states are using these high stakes tests in an effort to reverse the supposed rising tide of mediocrity in our public schools and close the achievement gap between socioeconomic ...

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  • Film: Awake, a dream from Standing Rock

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    The Dakota Access Pipeline is a controversial project that brings fracked crude oil from the Bakken Shale in North Dakota through South Dakota, Iowa and eventually to Illinois. The Standing Rock Tribe and people all over the world oppose the project because the pipeline runs under the Missouri river, a source of drinking water for over 18 million people, and ...

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  • Cults & Charisma Film Series Presents "The Trials of Muhammad Ali"

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    The Trials of Muhammad Ali investigates its extraordinary and often complex subject's life outside the boxing ring. From joining the controversial Nation of Islam and changing his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali, to his refusal to serve in the Vietnam War in the name of protesting racial inequality, to his global humanitarian work, Muhammad Ali remains an inspiring ...

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  • Cults & Charisma Film Series - Kumare

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    A documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds a following in Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumaré must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all. Facilitated by Dr. Ann Gleig Fall 2019 Movie series sponsored by the Religion and Cultural Studies Program and co-hosted ...

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