Documentary http://wunc.org en Hip Hop Music In The Classroom http://wunc.org/post/hip-hop-music-classroom <p></p><p><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="3" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Hip Hop Studies is a growing field in academia led by the work of scholars like Patrick Douthit, the hip-hop producer and artist better known as </span></font><a href="http://www.9thwonder.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="3" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">9</span></font><font face="Arial,sans-serif" style="font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><sup>th</sup></font></a><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="3" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><a href="http://www.9thwonder.com/">&nbsp;Wonder</a>.&nbsp;</span></font></p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:35:30 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 32725 at http://wunc.org Hip Hop Music In The Classroom "Honor Diaries" Explores Violence In The Name of Honor http://wunc.org/post/honor-diaries-explores-violence-name-honor <p><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Tahoma; line-height: normal;">Women around the world experience honor-based violence ranging from forced child marriage to female genital mutilation. The documentary </span><a href="http://www.honordiaries.com/home" style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Tahoma; line-height: normal;">"Honor Diaries"</a><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Tahoma; line-height: normal;"> features the stories of nine women and their fight against this violence in their own communities.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:42:51 +0000 Anita Rao & Phoebe Judge 32330 at http://wunc.org "Honor Diaries" Explores Violence In The Name of Honor 13th Annual North Carolina Black Film Festival http://wunc.org/post/13th-annual-north-carolina-black-film-festival <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Tahoma; line-height: normal;">Wilmington-based non profit </span><a href="http://www.blackartsalliance.org/home_4.html" style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Tahoma; line-height: normal;">Black Arts Alliance</a><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Tahoma; line-height: normal;"> presents a four-day festival featuring the work of black filmmakers from around the country.</span></p><p></p><p></p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:54:46 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 32013 at http://wunc.org 13th Annual North Carolina Black Film Festival Film 'Not Yet Begun To Fight', Vets And Fly-Fishing, In Durham Thursday Night http://wunc.org/post/film-not-yet-begun-fight-vets-and-fly-fishing-durham-thursday-night <p></p><p><font style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px;"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Retired Marine Colonel Eric Hastings used to dream about fly-fishing when he was in Vietnam. In 1969, he</span></font> returned home to Montana and went quickly to the water. "I came back from combat and found I needed relief. And the more I was out there fly-fishing, the more I knew I needed more of it.&nbsp; You know, this ... this river healed me," he says.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:38:15 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 30806 at http://wunc.org Film 'Not Yet Begun To Fight', Vets And Fly-Fishing, In Durham Thursday Night Documentary Shows Struggle For Racial Equality In Brazil http://wunc.org/post/documentary-shows-struggle-racial-equality-brazil <p></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 17:40:39 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 30013 at http://wunc.org Documentary Shows Struggle For Racial Equality In Brazil Raleigh Film Festival Showcases Local Female Filmmakers http://wunc.org/post/raleigh-film-festival-showcases-local-female-filmmakers <div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px"><font size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt">The Meredith <a href="http://www.meredith.edu/news/detail/meredith-college-documentary-film-festival-january-26">College Documentary Film Festival </a>offers movies made by women that address a wide range of topics. </span></font><p><font size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt">&nbsp;Filmmaker Joan King Widdifield's "Rainy Season" explores the lingering damage of the Vietnam War. Kristin Bedford's film, "Field Notes, Durham Noir" is an aesthetic interpretation of the tobacco town. Thu, 23 Jan 2014 17:32:25 +0000 Frank Stasio & Meghan Modafferi 29376 at http://wunc.org Raleigh Film Festival Showcases Local Female Filmmakers Hillside Hornets March Through History http://wunc.org/post/hillside-hornets-march-through-history <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">The Hillside High School Marching Hornets is one of the premier marching bands in the state. The Durham band hails from one of North Carolina's only historically-black schools. Generations of families in Durham have marched with the Hornets. A new documentary, One Band Indivisble, follows a year in the life of the Marching Hornets.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:39:01 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 26870 at http://wunc.org Hillside Hornets March Through History Documentary Explores The Life Of Beatles Secretary http://wunc.org/post/documentary-explores-life-beatles-secretary <p></p><p>Freda Kelly was a 17 year-old typist in Liverpool when she was asked to work for a band that would become legends: The Beatles. For eleven years, Kelly was a loyal friend and secretary to the group. For more than fifty years, Kelly stayed mum about her experiences, but a new documentary “<a href="http://www.goodolfreda.com/" target="_blank">Good Ol’ Freda</a>,” spotlights her story and her time with The Beatles.</p><p></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 20:55:17 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 24959 at http://wunc.org Documentary Explores The Life Of Beatles Secretary Hoop-Shooting Grandmothers Pound The Paint http://wunc.org/post/hoop-shooting-grandmothers-pound-paint <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-size:11pt">You might think basketball is a young person&rsquo;s game, but one group of aging athletes aims to change that perception. </span></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 15:46:02 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 23419 at http://wunc.org Hoop-Shooting Grandmothers Pound The Paint NC Gay And Lesbian Film Festival Preview: Black Community Grapples With Gay Rights http://wunc.org/post/nc-gay-and-lesbian-film-festival-preview-black-community-grapples-gay-rights <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="">In November 2008, Barack Obama was elected president of the United States.&nbsp;That same night, Proposition 8 was passed in California, banning gay marriage in the state.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="">Obama won by an astounding 24 points in California, leading some to ask if the mobilization of black voters was the critical factor in the passage of Proposition 8.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 15:53:05 +0000 Frank Stasio & Shawn Wen 20339 at http://wunc.org NC Gay And Lesbian Film Festival Preview: Black Community Grapples With Gay Rights