Shelley McVea

Human Rights Watch Fest ’23: Uyra – The Rising Forest

Three years with very little travelling.  What better way to end this hiatus than to take a trip to the Amazon.  Our guide will be non-binary Emerson, or his alter-ego Uyra, an environmentalist and  performance artist.  Uyra: The Rising Forest is his gorgeous documentary beckoning us to consider some important questions for our times.  How have we abused the great Amazon forest in our…

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Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Big Movies Aren’t Always Great Movies

Six Grammys. Two Emmys. 16 Billboard Music awards. 28 Guinness World records ? and a string of other awards that would fill pages.  When you are considered the greatest voice of your generation, you deserve a big movie.   This is a big movie.   Whitney Houston?s short, tragic, yet magical life is brought to reverential remembrance by…

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