Twentieth Century

Fight fire with fire to protect California redwoods

LOS ANGELES – As the flames progressed toward Sequoia National Park’s iconic grove of tall, historic trees, firefighters fought the blaze with fire on Thursday. The use of gunnery operations to burn off flammable vegetation and other material before the wildfire arrives in the Giant Forest is considered one of …

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Why wars are fought!

Two hundred years ago, a chef named Remontel lived in Mexico who came from France to earn money. One day, people looted his pastry shop, looted his things and ran away. Angered by the loss, the poor leader wrote a letter to the government demanding compensation. His complaint was not …

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Sri Lanka: The Politics of Islam

Early reports suggest New Zealand terrorist Ahamed Samsudeen radicalized while living in New Zealand. However, his actions and the circumstances surrounding his refugee claim have thrown – most tragically and unwelcome – the Sri Lankan Muslim community into the national spotlight. They have also had an impact on his community …

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The loneliness of Dersu Uzala

By Rajmohan Sudhakar An old Akira Kurosawa interview on YouTube brought back flashes of Dersu Uzala, a movie I watched when I was a student. The Japanese master’s classic from 1975 is his only international production and works in 70mm. As we rethink our relationship with nature while battling theories …

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Coral Gables art cinema expands

Written by Abraham Galvan on August 31, 2021 Advertising Scheduled to lead the way in February 2022, the Coral Gables Art Cinema is expanding its community reach with an all-new, state-of-the-art 92-seat auditorium and screen. With help from the city, Coral Gables Art Cinema is converting a retail space at …

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