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"Last Hours" (11 minutes)

“Last Hours” was written by Thom Hartmann and co-produced by Leonardo DiCaprio’s father, George. This short documentary leaps far ahead of immediate issues of oceans rising to take away coastland. Frequent extreme weather events are happening in unusual places, causing record breaking destruction. Hurricanes, tornadoes, ice, hail and snow storms, floods, droughts, wildfires all over the planet are happening nearly every week.

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"Saving the Heart and Soul of Our Democracy: Why America needs a Poor People’s Campaign and a National Moral Revival" (1 hour, 56 minutes)

This entire episode of Media Edge will include our recording of a spellbinding presentation by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber in Sacramento on November 3, 2017 at the St. Mark's United Methodist Church

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"What Do You Think When You Look at Me?" (16.5 minutes)

When you look at Muslim scholar Dalia Mogahed, what do you see: a woman of faith? a scholar, a mom, a sister? or an oppressed, brainwashed, potential terrorist? Mogahed asks us to fight negative perceptions of her faith in the media — and to choose empathy over prejudice.

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"Just Say No to Space Force" (9 minutes)

How can we deal with health care needs, climate change, and growing poverty when Trump and his followers want to build “Pyramids to the Heavens?”

Keep Space for Peace Week will be October 6-13 this year.

"Healing Trauma: Beyond Gangs and Prisons" (23 minutes)

This short documentary follows the transformative stories of former gang members as they share their childhood mental and physical abuse, growing up in the gang lifestyle, and the hope they now have through the healing power of therapy.

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"The Roots of Racism in Charlottesville" (4 minutes)

Nazis, violence, and the long history of white supremacy: Charlottesville and America one year later.

"Breathing While Black" (6.5 minutes)

Is a deadly chemical killing off a predominantly black Louisiana town?  This 77-year old thinks so.  Now he's taking on a giant chemical plant to save his community.

Strata: Portraits of Humanity - Oct'18

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Hawthorne was a small community in Aiken County, South Carolina.   When the construction of the Savannah River Site nuclear reservation took place  in 1950, Hawthorne and its handful of residents had to be removed.  The climate of the times and the onset of the Cold War meant the end of this community.  As the years passed, Hawthorne and its story were lost.  This documentary combines interviews with two surviving residents, historical documents and photos, and archaeology to draw the viewer into this very tumultuous time.

Sci-fi Journal - Oct'18

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Sci-Fi Journal for October 2018 with hosts James Hinsey, Ian Kingston, Maddy Morisseau, Marc Morisseau, and Calvin Watts III. Ian does Popcorn Previews with trailers for ''Halloween'' and ''The Nutcracker and the Four Realms''. Calvin does Game Over with the latest news in home video releases and video games. Calvin interviews John Medeiros of the Rhode Island Funko Pop Group. Maddy does Books & Boardgames with news on Table-top games and book releases. Marc does Toob News covering all of our favorite and new television shows.