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Humanity is Worth It

In 2019, a new social advocacy drama addressing homelessness and the general public was released in the U.S. The Big Read Documentary Film Screening this week showed this film, “The Public,” on November 5 at the Knickerbocker Theatre. In the approach to educate its viewers on challenging issues, the film addresses poverty, homelessness, mental illness…

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The Big Read takes off

In November of 1960, three sisters and a wrecked jeep were found at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff in the northern region of the Dominican Republic. Although the official newspaper reported that their deaths were an accident, nobody was fooled. Throughout the Dominican, the people knew these young women as Las Mariposas, the Butterflies,…