“This is not an antiwar film,” LIONESS co-producer Meg McLagan told The New York Times. “It takes a position that we need to talk about and recognize what women are doing. The gap between the policy and the reality needs to be closed.” LIONESS, a film we screened last month as part of the ITVS […]
LIONESS, a new film by Meg McLaren and Daria Sommers that tells the story of a group of female Army support soldiers who became the first women in American history to be sent in direct ground combat, will kick off ITVS Community Cinema in Nashville — a free documentary film screening series — on Wednesday, […]
The Huffington Post has an interview with John Walcott and Jonathan Landay of The McClatchy Company (Knight-Ridder before 2006), two of the journalists Bill Moyers interviewed for his Journal’s “Buying the War” special report on PBS.
By Will Pedigo Photos by Erin McInnis Nashville’s Kurds are a significant part of the Kurdish Diaspora, and for some, the community here represents the Kurdish capital of North America. Several events in the past week have kept these Nashvillians riveted to television and internet news reports (nearly everyone in Nashville’s Kurdish community has satellite […]
By Will Pedigo On January 31st 2008, Vanderbilt University hosted a panel discussion led by trial judges from the Iraqi High Tribunal. It was a big deal for Nashville. The Iraqi High Tribunal was created by the Iraqi Governing Council in 2003 to provide justice for the atrocities committed by Saddam Hussein’s regime. It represents […]