Cesar Chavez Film from Diego Luna Hits Theaters Just in Time for Cesar Chavez Day

Pantelion Films
Diego Luna directs "Cesar Chavez"

Actor and director Diego Luna's first introduction to Cesar Chavez was seeing the union activist's funeral on T.V. The 13-year-old Luna was impressed by all the people walking with his body and that Chavez was being buried in a wooden box. Then while working in California, Luna started seeing Chavez's image on murals and his name on streets and got curious about what Chavez had done. When Luna's son was born in Los Angeles, that really made him want to tell the story of Chavez, a Mexican American born in Arizona. Luna says he remembers when he got to be 9 or 10, noticing the income inequality in Mexico and struggling to make sense of things.

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Meet the Man Who Had Sex with a Dolphin (and Wrote a Book About It)

Matt Saincome
Malcolm J. Brenner, with his book, Wet Goddess

Malcolm J. Brenner, the controversial author of Wet Goddess, the autobiographical novel of a young man's love affair with a dolphin, relaxes on a computer chair inside a San Francisco apartment, gently stroking one of the two cats occupying the room with us. His red sweater is wiry and frayed, like the hairs on his balding head. He's 40 years older than he was when he drove to a near-abandoned Florida amusement park with the intent to "make love" with a dolphin he had been photographing for nine months.

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Video of the Day: Finally, a Film Festival Devoted to Horror and Dystopian Nightmares


Another Hole in the Head Film Festival is predicated on the proposition that horror -- and exploitation flicks and dystopian nightmares -- knows no bounds and no borders. (Or season, apparently, for this year's program lands closer to Christmas than Halloween. Then again, the most frightening words in the English language are "home for the holidays.") Anything goes at AHITH, except uninspired rehashes of too-familiar tropes.

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Urban Beekeeping? Urban Beekeeping!

Anybody who raises chickens in the city automatically becomes Someone to Know, if not That Person. But it's nothing next to tending 70,000 bees in your shared backyard while harvesting 50 pounds of honey.

Do this, and the city is yours; you will never not have someone willing to listen to your life story, while buying you all the drinks that go with that.

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