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Featured Staff Pick Life and Literature of Marlon James
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Friday, September 11, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The City Club of Cleveland
  850 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Marlon James, 44, grew up in Kingston, Jamaica, and is among the most galvanizing novelists working today. His most recent work, A Brief History of Seven Killings, is long-listed for the Man Booker Prize this year. It showcases his remarkable gifts for exploring corruption and power, politics and music, in a multi-voiced style partly inspired by William Faulkner’s...

FilmForum: This is Home
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Arts & Culture

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 6:40 p.m.

FilmForum: This is Home

Since the Syrian civil war began in 2011, over five million people have been forced to flee their homeland. Of these refugees, just under 21,000 have been accepted into the United States–often after years of being waitlisted. Upon arrival, refugees...

Silent No More: #MeToo and the Music Industry
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Arts & Culture

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Silent No More: #MeToo and the Music Industry

Over the last several months, the #MeToo movement has shaken the entertainment industry. Actors and film executives resigned or were dismissed as allegations of sexual harassment and gender discrimination mounted, yet somehow, leaders in the music industry seemed unscathed. But not...

FilmForum: ACORN and the Firestorm
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 4:15 p.m.

FilmForum: ACORN and the Firestorm

When the Association of Community Organizers for Reform Now (ACORN) was mentioned during the 2008 Presidential debates, it should have been a boon to the group who had spent decades fighting for impoverished communities. As with all social justice groups,...

2018 State of the County
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Local Matters

Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

2018 State of the County

"The State of the County is strong, but we've still got work to do. We can't rest until all residents are on a path to achieve potential." - 2017 State of the County address Join us as Armond Budish, Cuyahoga County...

FilmForum: Intelligent Lives
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 7:10 p.m.

FilmForum: Intelligent Lives

How much weight does an IQ score actually hold? Considering all the different types of intelligence, can a simplistic number truly tell us what someone is capable of? Director Dan Habib, whose career has centered on films about the disabled,...

FilmForum: Freedom for the Wolf
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Monday, April 09, 2018, 6:10 p.m.

FilmForum: Freedom for the Wolf

What do freedom and democracy look like in the 21st century, and why are people fighting for it? Exploring these two pressing questions—and examining the moral and physical conflicts that arise as a result—is the aim of this smart documentary....

Working Together to Win the Fight Against Addiction: What History Teaches Us About How to Solve the Opioid Crisis
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Politics & Public Policy

Monday, April 09, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Working Together to Win the Fight Against Addiction: What History Teaches Us About How to Solve the Opioid Crisis

A native of Mansfield, Ohio, Senator Brown began his political career upon being elected as Ohio's Secretary of State in 1983. He then served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Ohio's 13th District. Elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006,...

FilmForum: Fail State
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Sunday, April 08, 2018, 11:10 a.m.

FilmForum: Fail State

Executive produced by news icon Dan Rather, FAIL STATE examines the rise of for-profit colleges in America and how politicians and shady businessmen tarnished our higher education system. It also looks at the mountain of student debt that makes it...

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