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The Controversy of “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile”

Gina Varvaro, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Culture

At the 2019 Sundance Movie Festival, the new Ted Bundy film, titled “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,”  took to the big screen for the first time. The film’s trailer was released to the public on Jan. 25 and social media immediately turned into a frenzy. The film stars Zac Efro...

LASO Screens “Making of a Gangsta” with Meet the Filmmaker: Adam Ybarra

LASO Screens “Making of a Gangsta” with Meet the Filmmaker: Adam Ybarra

Yves Nguyen, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Culture

“Making of a Gangsta,” a crowdfunded documentary featuring experts on gangs and former gang members in the Bay Area explaining why they joined gangs, was presented in the D’Angelo Center by the Latin American Student Organization (LASO) following the BBQ on Thursday, April 20. After the screening, ...

SJU screens “The True Cost”

SJU screens “The True Cost”

Reza Moreno, Features Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Culture, Home Scroll, Movies & Television

Have you ever wondered where your clothes came from? Or how your favorite clothing brands comes out with new items each week? No. Well maybe this is something that you should be thinking of. In order to have such great clothing at such low costs, a price must be made. This is “The True Cost.” St....

SJU Screens “The Tough Guise”

Kailey Licata, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Culture, Movies & Television

The Tough Guise: Violence, Media and Crisis in Masculinity, an hour and a half long documentary, discusses how society portrays “tough men.” Jackson Katz depicts the ways in which men are represented in the media and how it affects young men’s actions. Released in 1999, the documentary mainly...

Dukale’s Dream screening and Q&A with director Josh Rothstein

Dukale’s Dream screening and Q&A with director Josh Rothstein

Elijah Angulo, Contributing Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Home Scroll, News

Director Josh Rothstein hosted the screening of his documentary, Dukale's Dream, on Monday afternoon in the D'Angelo Center.

St. John’s for Fair Trade to host screening of Dukale’s Dream

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2016


Filed under News

St. John’s for Fair Trade will be hosting a screening of "Dukale’s Dream" and a Q&A with the documentary’s director, Josh Rothstein, on Monday, April 11 during common hour. The event will be held in the D’Angelo Center in room 406. “Through this event, we hope to raise awareness about...

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