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Doc Explores '60s Activism Through Family Experience

"It's a film about the tragedy of idealism," says director of Tatanka, one of the films featured at the Loft Film Festival.

Three Views of John Dillinger

"Public Enemy No. 1" John Dillinger made history in Tucson 81 years ago this month. Film writer Chris Dashiell looks back at three different Dillinger-inspired films from three different Hollywood eras

El Casino Ballroom in Limelight

Community, cultural home to many featured in documentary

Long-Lost Film Footage Reveals Temple of Music and Art's Genesis

Groundbreaking for Tucson institution captured in 1920s footage.

Broadway to Hollywood

Pianist & cultural historian Richard Glazier shares stories about some of the great American popular composers of the 20th century, including the Gershwins and Irving Berlin.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks at the 1948 movie and explains why it was actually a risky gamble for its studio, director, and star.

U.S. Muslim Teens Facing Identity Questions

Psychologist works with them to build comfort, confidence in themselves

Frida Kahlo Photo Exhibit at Tucson Museum of Art

Famed Mexican artist 'presents her persona,' curator says of intimate shots

Ken Burns

A conversation with the acclaimed documentarian reveals some of the reasons why he found the story of "Prohibition" so compelling.

A Conversation with Edith Head

Actress and director Susan Claassen talks about taking on the persona of an outspoken Hollywood icon, the legendary designer Edith Head.

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Goes On Tour

Key parts of the historic document that purchased much of the West from Mexico are on display in Tucson during February

Tucson Neon Signs Historic Preservation Dilemma

Citizens work to keep the city's iconic signs shining

Pictures of the Floating World:

Life in 19th century Japan as depicted through woodblock prints

MIM

New Museum Explores Music Around the World.

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