On Friday I went to a viewing of the documentary, Miss Representation. Many of the quotes that were splashed across the screen were ones I already knew and repeated even. Still, it did not make them any less impactful to see. I was aware of much of the content that the film explored, but sometimes it is nice to be reminded.… [Read more]
Last month, a story broke that nearly 1,500 NYPD officers were shown a documentary during anti-terrorism training called “The Third Jihad“. This revelation has created much controversy and goes to show that if you lead a horse to water, it just might drink that bright, red Kool Aid instead.
One media giant, apparently stunned and hungry for verbal bitch-slapping, published two articles, an op-ed, and an editorial in the past month claiming the film had “anti-Islam” themes and was inappropriate to show NYPD officers.… [Read more]