The End of The Line: Fish Will Be Extinct Due to Overfishing

Many people think of the ocean as a limitless resource for food, but scientists predict that by the year 2048 many species of fish will be extinct due to overfishing. We are heading in a dangerous direction if we continue fishing at the rate we are now. The End of the Line looks at this trend and the mass starvation that would result in a world without fish. Fisheries use gigantic nets the size of football fields to trawl the ocean floor which is making it impossible for many species to survive. Fish are even undergoing physiological changes and evolving ... Read More

The Hunting Ground: How does this keep happening?

It is estimated that approximately 1 in 5 women will experience sexual violence in college, according to Al Jazeera. Have we got your attention yet? This fall REACT to FILM is hosting screenings of The Hunting Ground, which exposes the rampant number of sexual assault cases both reported and unreported on campuses like Harvard and the University of North Carolina; and how the crimes are often covered up to protect the reputation of the school, especially when a prominent student athlete is involved. With staggering statistics shown throughout the film, it becomes more and more apparent that this isn’t a ... Read More

The Education Debate of Charter Schools versus Public Schools

Parents want to provide their child with the best opportunity for a quality education; but what if the only option seems like a set up for failure? While children living in Harlem, New York City are guaranteed an education at their zoned school, local public schools are stigmatized by low success rates. On the other hand, public charter schools offer a viable education for children in the community, but admission is completely based upon luck. “The Lottery,” a documentary directed by Madeleine Sackler, follows four families contending for spots at Harlem Success Academy, one of New York City’s largest charter ... Read More





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