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    “Cielo” is Spanish for sky, but it also translates to heaven, and that's exactly...

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  • If you were the co-creator of Two and a Half Men and an executive producer of The Big Bang Theory, you could look at your bank statement and maybe buy a yacht or two. Or you could do what Lee Aronsohn has done and make one of the...

  • Form and content collide in inspiring ways in this documentary about Milford Graves — avant-garde jazz percussionist, educator, gardener, martial artist and cardiovascular researcher. Milford Graves Full Mantis is a jazz movie in every...

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