Review: ‘Stray Dog’

Ron “Stray Dog” Hall defies stereotypes in this slice-of-life documentary about a Vietnam veteran in rural Missouri created by Debra Granik, director of Winter’s Bone. It’s a quiet film of a compassionate warrior…

Film Review: ‘Rich Hill’

The poignant, prize-winning documentary looks deeply into the lives of three low-income, rural young people. While providing compelling and respectful snapshots of harsh rural poverty, the film fails to look beneath the economic symptoms to…

Speak Your Piece: Double-Standard Standoff

When Cliven Bundy stood up to the Bureau of Land Management, the media circus -- and armed militia -- came to town, resulting in a peace gesture from the federal government. So what’s different in the case of two Shoshone sisters who…
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