The Wonderful Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993)
A documentary about Leni Riefenstahl, German film director made infamous for her brilliant work in creating propaganda films for the Nazis.
Their Finest (2016)
Danish director Lone Scherfig directs a British cast in a moving, yet light-hearted drama about filmmakers charged with making an inspirational film to boost morale during the Blitz of London in World War II.
Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)
A Texas duo-US congressman Charlie Wilson and Houston socialite Joanne Herring–give aid to Afghanistan in their war with the Soviets accompanied by unintended consequences.
A controversial documentary that condemns stimulating production in oil and gas wells by hydraulic fracturing based on evidence of tainted drinking water.
A documentary reveals hardships met by journalist Phelim McAleer when questioning anti-fracking activists about their efforts to discredit hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells.
The right combination of exercise, learning, (and wine) can improve memory.
Exercise improves mood, information processing, makes thinking more flexible.
Mentally stimulating activities cause improvements in memory—such as reading our background articles, and analyzing and discussing the sometimes complex issues presented in film. 🙂
For people over 60, light or moderate alcohol intake is associated with better recall of past events, according to a new study.
But, why wait!