Author: Rose Viviano

  1. Director: Pedro Almovodar Cast: Cecilia Roth, Penelope Cruz Spanish filmmaker Almodóvar is famed for exploring outcast relationships and the real meaning of family. This acclaimed film spins around the curiosities of unorthodox familial life framed by a series of sudden crises faced by Manuela and…

  2. Directed by Charlie Chaplin starring Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard.    “A brave and controversial piece of filmmaking” – BBC.com Silent-screen legend Charlie Chaplin’s first all-talkie film feature is one of his  masterpieces. In a stirring satire of tyranny, Chaplin plays two roles: the brutal dictator of…

  3. Jerome Witkin (born September 13, 1939) is an American figurative artist whose paintings deal with political, social and cultural themes, along with serious portraiture that melds the sitter’s social position with a speaking likeness that reveals inner character. Witkin has been succinctly characterized as “a…

  4. ArtRage Gallery will present a staged reading of  American Dreams: Immigration Stories, a collection of stories told from the perspective of immigrants living in the United States, as a fundraiser for both ArtRage and the Friends of Farmworkers House. The play, written by award-winning director…

  5. Greta will share insights and organizing strategies from World BEYOND War’s October 5-6 international conference in Limerick, Ireland. Topics may include nonviolent resistance, divestment, outlawing the arms trade, and more. Previously a community organizer with the leading non-profit Food & Water Watch, Greta worked on…