Interesting Stuff

BEARER OF THE MORNING: THE LIFE OF TE ATA THOMPSON FISHER

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Born in small-town Oklahoma, Mary Thompson Fisher, later known as “Te Ata,” was determined to pursue her passion as a performer.  Supported by her undeniable charisma and oratorical talent, Te Ata entertained and enlightened audiences across the world, including royalty and statesmen. Throughout her travels and performances, Te Ata kept her Chickasaw heritage close to heart and shared the unique story and spirit of the Chickasaw people.

FIRST ENCOUNTER

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First Encounter explores the actions taken by Chickasaws in 1540 during their first contact with Europeans. The documentary highlights the encounters, struggles and perseverance of the Chickasaw people throughout Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto’s attempted conquest. It was the first European contact for the Chickasaw, but perhaps the most important and set the standard by which the tribe remained for centuries and remains today - “unconquered and unconquerable.”

HOME - a film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand (2009)

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We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth's climate. The stakes are high for us and our children. Everyone should take part in the effort, and HOME has been conceived to take a message of mobilization out to every human being. For this purpose, HOME needs to be free. A patron, the PPR Group, made this possible. EuropaCorp, the distributor, also pledged not to make any profit because Home is a non-profit film.

Let Food Be Your Medicine

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Why do vegetarians live longer? What risks are involved in eating meat? And what, actually, is in our food...? In this program a team of competent experts comprised of physicians and nutritionists speak about issues concerning nutrition and health.

Who Did It - The Clue VCR Game

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In 1985, Parker Brothers produced the CLUE VCR Mystery Game for VHS. Filmed in Massachusetts, it would cast a group of unknown actors to portray the iconic CLUE characters such as Col. Mustard and Professor Plum. While most productions were filmed in Hollywood and New York City at the time, Parker Brothers took a chance and broke the mold by filming with New England based talent. At the time, it became the most successful video board game of its time, revolutionizing the medium of VHS and video gaming.

World Reggae Party - Carlos Walker

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New graphic and portrait artist Carlos Walker is coming into the DMV art scene with his reverse racism focused art! His greatest art is notably'' ''Walk in a Mile in Our Shoes'' due to the fact that his pictures shows the Black experience, in this exhibit. Walker seeks to show a mirror effect to Caucasians to inspire how cruel racism is in the Black community.

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World Reggae Party - Chelsea Joseph

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Chelsea Joseph is a young millennial soaring high as a multi media mogul in the DMV area: D.C./Maryland/Virginia. She and I: Goddess Genise discuss Reggae, Soca, and other forms of Reggae in the DMV, where Reggae is going in the DMV, how to highlight Soca music, how to be a woman in Reggae and many other topics! So sit back, relax and enjoy a hour of World Reggae Party with me: Goddess Genise!

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