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The Suffolk Journal

Hope Will Never Be Silent, a mural honoring Harvey Milk in San Francisco.

Five essential LGBTQ+ documentaries you need to watch for Pride Month

Imani Hill, Graduate Contributor June 10, 2021

June is known to many as the start of the baseball season, wedding season, graduation season and other summer events. But to me, it’s only known for one great reason: pride month!   A great way to...

Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal premiered on Netflix on March 17.

New documentary shines stark light on the college admission scandal

Grace MacDonald, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

Netflix’s new documentary “Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal,” gives viewers an enraging and shocking look into the largest college admissions scam in history.  In March...

“Black Boys” illuminates the toll of racism on Black men in America

“Black Boys” illuminates the toll of racism on Black men in America

Sarah Lukowski, Arts Editor February 16, 2021

The Boston Globe is showcasing an array of new and classic films that celebrates Black culture and experiences as part of the paper’s Black History Month Film Festival. The documentary “Black Boys,”...

Steve Ross proudly displaying the flag that was given to him by an American soldier after he was liberated from Dachau.

‘Etched in Glass’ details a Boston Holocaust survivor’s inspiring journey

Sarah Lukowski, Arts Editor November 17, 2020

“Etched in Glass: The Legacy of Steve Ross” is all about sharing kindness and compassion in a time of darkness.  This powerful documentary, directed by Roger Lyons, chronicles the story of Steve...

The poster for the documentary.

Netflix’s newest documentary provides chilling, heartbreaking details of an American murder

Grace MacDonald, Staff Writer October 13, 2020

In 2018, a Colorado family made national headlines when the pregnant wife, Shanann Watts, and her two young daughters, Bella and Celeste, went missing. After just a couple days, Shanann’s husband,...

A woman participating in the 9to5 movement that called to create change in the male-dominated workforce.

“9to5: The Story of a Movement” showcases the powerful women who called for equality in the workplace

Julia Ahaesy, Opinion Editor October 6, 2020

“9to5: The Story of a Movement," is a powerful and inspiring short film directed by Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar, that must be watched by all students who don’t only want to see change in the world,...

A tiger and her cub.

Why the focus needs to shift from ‘Tiger King’ to tiger conservation

Ainsley Miles April 9, 2020

The Netflix docuseries “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” released on March 20, captured the minds of viewers across America, but was it for the right reasons? The extravagant Joseph Maldonado-Passage,...

Documentary retells Ted Bundy’s crimes from killer’s perspective

Documentary retells Ted Bundy’s crimes from killer’s perspective

Hannah Mitchell February 21, 2019

Nearly everyone is familiar with Ted Bundy, the American serial killer who kidnapped, raped and killed at least 30 women in the 1970s. Whether people want to admit it or not, they are fascinated by monsters...

Navigating exclusion

Navigating exclusion

Felicity Otterbein February 10, 2017

In an emotional rollercoaster of heartache, loss and forging of new relationships, filmmaker Felicia Lowe conveys the trials and tribulations of her journey to discovering her mother’s past and the extent...

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Documentary Mitt illustrates softer side of Romney

Serina Gousby February 12, 2014

There is one politician who has stepped out of the political world and allowed us to see him as a family man and a person with a real opinion, and that is Mitt Romney. His 2014 documentary, Mitt, available...

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