The Diary of a Teenage Girl: The Coming of Age Film We All Deserve

When it comes to tropes capable of cutting both ways, the teenager desperate to navigate the first sexual encounter stands tall as a reliable box office draw and source of fodder. It can be comedic, jarring, dramatic, artistic – all the while maintaining the allure of those heady days when one’s body is flailing and

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Pechakucha Night Miami #31: Miami Obscura and the Art of Presentation

On Wednesday, August 26, 2015, Miami will host its 31st PechaKucha program in collaboration with Fordistas.  Its theme is Miami Obscura:  Uncovering the History of the Magic City’s Best Kept Secrets.  PechaKucha, a Japanese term for the sound of chit-chat, is an informal gathering that showcases the art of sharing ideas through a rapidly paced

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Netflix Gems: ‘Tig – Finding Life in the Face of Death’

Netflix may be everyone’s favorite way to catch a flick at home, but it can be easy to lose obscure titles in the mass of films available. To help you get the most out of your Netflix experience — and maybe find a new favorite movie — we’ll be bringing your attention to films that

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NETFLIX GEMS: ‘On Young Doctor’s Notebook’

Netflix may be everyone’s favorite way to catch a flick at home, but it can be easy to lose obscure titles in the mass of films available. To help you get the most out of your Netflix experience — and maybe find a new favorite movie — we’ll be bringing your attention to films that

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Five Must-Read Memoirs Coming Soon in 2015

If you love good books, then you’ve probably already buried yourself in a few of this season’s most enticing reads, some of which Culture Designers has featured in Hot off the Press: 10 Books to Read this Summer. But as we hit the prime of summer and bask in the sun’s seemingly increasing effervescent light,

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FILM REVIEW: Risto-Pekka Blom and his ‘Little Ball of Fur’

In the first U.S. museum exhibit of his work, media artist Risto-Pekka Blom explores the absurdity of officialdom through Soviet era state footage surrounding the launch and death of Laika, the first animal in space.

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