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City Heights Initiative Tackles Health Disparities While Providing Job Skills

March 28, 2017
By Tarryn Mento

A nonprofit’s free training program teaches participants how to prevent chronic diseases that ail communities of certain ethnic and racial backgrounds.

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Women's Film Fest Expands To New Location For Third Year

March 23, 2017
By Beth Accomando

For the third year the Women’s Museum is hosting a film festival and this year it is expanding to a new location.

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'Red Velvet' Marks A Pivotal Moment In Theater History

March 23, 2017
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

The Old Globe Theatre's production of "Red Velvet" transports audiences to the world of London's Theatre Royal at the beginning of the 19th century to mark the historic moment when Ira Aldridge became the first African American actor to play Othello on the British stage.

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Podcast Episode 112: Alejandro G. Iñárritu And Latin Cinema, So Good It's Scary

March 17, 2017
By Beth Accomando

This week, the 24th annual San Diego Latino Film Festival kicks off, and that is a perfect excuse to look at Latin cinema — so good it’s scary.

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San Diego Latino Film Festival Celebrates Diversity Through Latin Cinema

March 15, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The 24th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival returns to Fashion Valley for a celebration of diversity through Latin cinema.

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Podcast Episode 110: In Bed With Twisted Twins Jen And Sylvia Soska

Feb. 28, 2017
By Beth Accomando

February is Women in Horror Month and just before the month closes I want to pay tribute to some wickedly talented filmmakers, Jen and Sylvia Soska and their second feature, "American Mary."

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The 89th Annual Oscars End With More Drama Than A Hollywood Movie

Feb. 27, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The 89th Academy Awards concluded last night with a dramatic mix-up that initially awarded the Best Picture Oscar to "La La Land" and moments later took it back to give it to "Moonlight."

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'A United Kingdom' Looks To The True Story Of An African King And His British Bride

Feb. 23, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The new film “A United Kingdom” (opening Feb. 24 at Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas and Arclight La Jolla) turns to a true story about an African king and his British bride. Director Amma Asante talks about the appeal of using history as source material.

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Politics And The Academy Awards

Feb. 23, 2017
By Beth Accomando, Maureen Cavanaugh

The 89th annual Academy Awards are this Sunday and politics of one sort or another are likely to be on display as are the most diverse group of acting nominees.

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Circus Collective Of San Diego Takes 'Specific Gravity' National

Feb. 21, 2017
By Beth Accomando and Sanns Dixon

The Circus Collective of San Diego had a preview performance of their new show "Specific Gravity" on Sunday in City Heights. The next stop for the show will be in Washington, D.C.

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City Council District 3's Chris Ward: An 'Open-Minded' Progressive

Feb. 17, 2017
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego City Councilman Chris Ward has quickly established himself as one of the most outspoken progressives in city leadership. But he says he has personal relationships with conservatives, and describes his leadership style as "open-minded and collaborative."

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Oscar-Nominated 'I Am Not Your Negro' Opens In San Diego

Feb. 10, 2017
By Beth Accomando

Raoul Peck’s "I Am Not Your Negro" just received an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary and it opens at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas Friday.

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San Diego Jewish Film Festival Kicks Off 27th Year

Feb. 9, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Jewish Film Festival kicks off its 27th year Thursday night with the San Diego Premiere of "On the Map," about the 1977 Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team that became “the team of the nation” when they brought the first European Cup to Israel by beating the four-time defending champions, the Soviet Red Army team.

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Podcast Episode 108: James Baldwin And 'I Am Not Your Negro'

Feb. 8, 2017
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie podcast celebrates Black History Month by speaking with filmmaker Raoul Peck about his Oscar-nominated documentary, "I Am Not Your Negro" (opening Feb. 10 at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas), based on the writings of James Baldwin.

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More Than 30,000 San Diegans March For Women's Rights

Jan. 20, 2017
By Brooke Ruth, KPBS News, Megan Burks

Downtown San Diego was a sea of pink as thousands of demonstrators gathered at the Civic Center Plaza in downtown San Diego for the Women's March Saturday morning.