Courtney R. Baker (HR \'96), an associate professor in the department of English at the University of California, Riverside, delivered a talk, “Black Humanity, Visible Violence and Liberation Aesthetics, on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in the Moyle Room of the Karsh Alumni and Visitor Center.
The talk was part of the Duke Department of African & African American Studies 50th anniversary 2019/2020 speaker series.
This is my latest Chinese action film project I acted in called Sniper (狙击手）. It was filmed in Inner Mongolia and was released in March 2020 on iQIY ( 爱奇艺), the Netflix of China. Since release, it has reached top rankings on iQIY and various movie review platforms in China.
I didn't expect to see myself on the news tonight, but this is a short excerpt of what's to come Sunday morning on Fox 11 Los Angeles at 9:00am Pacific.
This is an interview I was asked to do at the end of March, though much has changed since then. I recently had another article on homeschooling published, and have interviews forthcoming with multiple news outlets. Honored to have had this opportunity! Please reach out if you'd like to provide support for our nation's children, specifically those in California.
HGSE alumnus Tre Tennyson ('19) recently wrote, composed, and performed in a short 15-minute musical, "Polly Profit in the Land of Excel". The musical details the story of a fabled war between Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets. It was written for an MBA talent show at the University of Virginia, performed completely by MBA students there It eventually went on to win the competition.
After working in TV and internet news for years, Emmy Award winner Paul Suchecki has just launched VeniceBeachVideo.com to do short YouTube infomercials, for West Side clients, like this one, a Marina del Rey sailing non-profit. Enjoy!
Here's the trailer for UNDERGROUND 68, a film about the 1960s counterculture as seen in the lives of artists, musicians, and activists from the Harvard Class of 1968. Co-producer is Harvard classics professor Richard Thomas, author of Why Bob Dylan Matters.
VIsit www.underground-68.com/ to stream or download the film from Vimeo On Demand.
Woven from footage collected over a quarter of a century, ROCIO is the story of a mother's love and the American Dream. When doting mother of three Rocio is suddenly diagnosed with terminal kidney cancer, her son Dario takes a leave of absence from Harvard College to come home and take care of her. Their battle against the disease leads them into the world of alternative medicine, where they find hope shimmering at a clinic across the border. The catch: Pursuing this last chance at survival might mean giving up everything they've ever worked for.
The film will be screening Tuesday, March 19th and Friday, March 22nd at the San Diego Latino Film Festival
Four sophomores at Harvard from underrepresented communities make a YouTube channel to use as a creative outlet. Watch it here!
This new classroom-friendly 22-minute documentary reveals the astonishing moral foresight of a man known for organizing agricultural workers in the 70's and 80's. Cesar Chavez: Respect for All, provides a crash course in Cesar's leadership of the vulnerable people who toiled in the fields, but also illuminates his advocacy for women in the workplace, gay equality, and animal rights, among other contemporary causes.
The film follows Cesar's great-grandniece, dynamic 10-year-old activist Genesis Palacio-Butler, on a journey of discovery to learn more about her famous relative. At the Chavez National Monument in Keene, CA, she talks with his son Paul Chavez and others who knew him. The United Farm Workers Union and the Chavez Foundation cooperated with the filmmakers and endorse the movie.
Trailer for a documentary that started as my thesis.
An immigrant family battles the Mother's cancer using ancient knowledge.
Test screening Monday, February 12th!
8PM at the Echo Park Film Center
1200 N Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Hope to see you there!
SHOT: A gripping drama about three lives irrevocably changed when a gun is accidentally fired on a busy Los Angeles street, SHOT is a visceral roller coaster ride unflinchingly exploring the consequences of gun violence in America.Read more