Raoul Peck

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  • Ava Duvernay: 'This Is the Life'

    Ava DuVernay has worked in the world of film as a marketer and a publicist for more than 14 years, forming The DuVernay Agency in 1999. Her award-winning firm has provided strategy and execution for more than 80 film and television campaigns for acclaimed directors such as Steven Spielberg, Michael Mann, Robert Rodriguez, Bill Condon, Raoul Peck, Gurinder Chadha and Reggie & Gina Bythewood....

  • Repertory

    (2006) (Shown on DVD): Matt Tauber's digital indie may already be on Netflix, but the Bryn Mawr offers a one-off theatrical appearance all the same. Adapting David Greig's play, The Architect revolves around an imploding family headed by Anthony LaPaglia's title character and Isabella Rossellini. Meanwhile, Out of Sight and Solaris scene-stealer Viola Davis plays an activist who butts heads with...

  • [Tuning in to Tv]

    Peck's grim 'April' Haitian film director Raoul Peck had a change of heart about filming the Rwandan genocide after visiting that war-torn region.

  • 'April' Revisits Rwanda

    When Haitian film director Raoul Peck was approached by HBO to write and direct Sometimes in April, a film about the 1994 Rwandan genocide, he was somewhat apprehensive, he said. That changed, however, when Mr. Peck visited the war-torn region. I was inside a church looking through an old bloodstained Bible that was on the floor among piles of bones, clothes and all sorts of debris," Mr. ...

  • African Cinema Explodes On the Web

    The African Film Library's premiere will be marked by the online release of 14 films by or about [Ousmane Semb]ène. A native of the West African nation of Senegal, Sembène was first a celebrated novelist; the Los Angeles Times called him one of Africa's greatest authors. At 40, yearning to inspire social change and to reach a wider audience in Africa, he directed the first film by a sub-Saharan...

  • Location, Location, Location

    [...] not just helping itself to the best of Cannes and Venice each fall, die Film Society maintains an in-house Salon des Refusés for NYFF rejects with its annual "Film Comment Selects" program as well as two highly popular series- the New York Jewish Film Festival and "Rendez-Vous With French Cinema"- at die Walter Reade, followed by its Museum of Modern Art coproduction &quo...

  • Poisonwood Bible.

    POISONWOOD BIBLE . By Barbara Kingsolver. HarperTorch, 1998. $7.98. . LUMUMBA . Directed by Raoul Peck. 115 minutes. Zeitgeist Films, 2001. . A CONGO CHRONICLE: PATRICE LUMUMBA IN URBAN ART . ...

  • Profit and nothing but.

    Profit and Nothing But, 2001 . Director: Raoul Peck . Argent Marchandise Argent . Duration: 52 minutes . Available in VHS only . Distributor: ...

  • Section 4: Impeachment

    ...at §§ 2342-2363; James H. Peck, District Judge, 1830 (acquitted), id. at 2364-2384; West H. Humphreys, District Judge, 1862 ...REV. 651, 676-95 (1916) . See generally CHARLES L. BLACK, IMPEACHMENT: A HANDBOOK (1974); RAOUL BERGER, IMPEACHMENT: THE CONSTITUTIONAL PROBLEMS (1973); MICHAEL J. GERHARDT, THE FEDERAL ...

  • Rallying Cry

    Human Rights Watch Film Festival June 10 through 24 Walter Reade Theater Human Rights Watch continues to give voice to the cause Enraged calls to action over injustice have always defined the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, and this year's 21st edition is no less vrxraLkyingbare, in more than 30 features from 25 countries, a world still striving to secure equality and justice for alL From the ...

  • Shake Hands with the Devil

    ...Raoul Peck's recent made-for-HBO Sometimes in April was a more diffuse, if less involving, take on the ...

  • Teesee's Town

    Raisin launches Court Theatre's 52nd season and reunites Charles Newell, artistic director, with Doug Peck, music director. Performing the pivotal role of matriarch Lena Younger is two-time Tony Award nominated [Ernestine Jackson], who got the nods for her portrayal of Ruth in the original Broadway cast, and for the role of Adelaide in the all-Black cast of Guys and Dolls. The role of Walter Lee...

  • Stogner v. California, 539 U.S. 607 (2003)

    ...10. See Fletcher v. Peck, 6 Cranch 87, 137-138 (1810) (viewing the Ex Post Facto Clause as a protection against "violent ...reprint 1922). See also Roberts, The Law of Impeachment in Stuart England: A Reply to Raoul Berger, 84 Yale L. J. 1419, 1426 (1975); R. Berger, Impeachment: The Constitutional Problems 45, n. ...

  • Bates Showing African Political Films

    LEWISTON - The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs presents a two-day film series titled Political Films from the African Diaspora on Wednesday and Thursday. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. Showings will be in rooms 104 and 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

  • What's happening.

    ... U.S., Africa, Cuba, and the San Francisco premiere of Lumumba, with a reception for filmmaker Raoul Peck. . * Jump up and play Mas! It's an invitation not to watch, but to participate in one of the ...

  • Fourteenth Amendment. Section 1: Privileges and immunities of citizenchip, due process and equal protection

    ... that the Court was substituting its own judgment for that of the legislature, Justice Peckham nevertheless maintained that whether the act was within the police power of the State was a .... See, e.g., RAOUL BERGER, GOVERNMENT BY JUDICIARY: THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT (Cambridge: 1977). ...

  • Real Suffering; Abuse, Death Row, Genocide Stories Told in Tv Movies

    Real suffering Abuse, death row, genocide stories told in TV movies

  • Television; Sitcom Rut Impedes 'Jake's' Progress

    Jake in Progress" can't decide whether it wants to be a smart, risk-taking, outside-the-box comedy or a safe, conventional sitcom. So it lands somewhere between the two, close enough to the former to make you wish it could shake off the cobwebs of the latter. John Stamos ("Full House") stars as Jake Phillips, a born charmer whose easy confidence and breezy manner have brought him a ...

  • Festival Feasts On Foreign Films

    International films dealing with themes of "Struggles and Freedoms" will comprise the two-week 2004 Foreign Language Film Festival, opening Sunday and continuing through April 25 at both Illinois State and Illinois Wesleyan universities. The free festival is specifically designed to showcase foreign films in their original languages, with English subtitles.

  • Mixpicks: Tv

    Shows worth tuning in this week: PROJECT GREENLIGHT - In its first season on Bravo, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon's inside-the-industry reality series will attempt to create a film that actually makes money. First-time director John Gulager directs the winning entry, a horror flick called "Feast," from screenwriters Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan. Horror- meister Wes Craven has been...

  • The substance of punishment under the bill of attainder clause.

    ...The first is the narrow originalist view advanced by Raoul Berger. He has argued forcefully that the clause should be confined to its narrow common law ...In support of this proposition, the Cummings Court cited Fletcher v. Peck, an 1810 case that marked one of the first instances in which the Supreme Court struck down a state ...

  • Heartland Film Festival Bestows Its Prestigous Award of Excellence to the Moving Film, ``Lumumba''; ``Lumumba'' Opens June 27, 2001 In New York City.

    ... today that it has bestowed its prestigious Award of Excellence to "Lumumba," a film by Raoul Peck. . Set to open in New York City on June 27, 2001, "Lumumba" is a gripping political thriller ...

  • 2 U.S. Food Giants in Court Fight Over Meaning of 'Fresh'

    In a lawsuit, Fresh Del Monte charges that Del Monte Foods breached licensing agreements by selling various cut and prepared fruit products in grocery store produce sections. Pineapples and papayas are the weapons of choice in a global fruit fight under way in U.S. court in New York. The point of the struggle? Deciding whether the fruit in plastic containers on refrigerated shelves in grocery...

  • A textual-historical theory of the Ninth Amendment.

    ...Calder v. Bull and Fletcher v. Peck are both examples of this methodology. (43) . In terms of the literal semantic meaning of the text, ..., rarely discussed and justifiably described as 'forgotten' in the one book devoted to it."); Raoul Berger, The Ninth Amendment, 66 CORNELL L. REV. 1, 1 (1980) ("Justice Goldberg rescued [the Ninth ...

  • Sunday

    The Sound of Music" (ABC) 7 p.m. Failing as a novice nun, Maria (Julie Andrews) is sent from the convent to become the governess for a widowed navy officer's (Christopher Plummer) children. As order comes into the household and romance ensues between Maria and the captain, the Nazis bring fear and danger into Austria, but joy is kept alive through the songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein. This...