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U.S. Department of Labor Releases Report on Global Child Labor
September 27, 2019
The U.S. Department of Labor today released the 18th annual edition of its Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor. The report, prepared by the Department’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), shines a spotlight on child labor globally and assesses the progress some countries have made in upholding their international commitments to eliminate this practice. ... read more »
Study Finds Most of the World Failing at Gender Equality
June 13, 2019
“This report should serve as a wakeup call to the world. We won’t meet the [Sustainable Development Goals] SDGs with 40% of girls and women living in countries that are failing on gender equality,” said Melinda Gates, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. ... read more »
A Conversation with ‘We Are The Heat’s’ Director Jorge Navas
May 3, 2019
In director Jorge Navas’ new film “We Are The Heat” (Somos Calentura) we explore the lives of Afro-Colombian dancers living in Buenaventura, one of Colombia’ poorest cities, and a hub of violence and drug trafficking.  So skilled a storyteller, Navas in part made the very city (Buenaventura) a character in the explosive drama. ... read more »
‘We Are The Heat’— A Deep Dive into the Lives of Afro-Colombian Dancers
May 3, 2019
Director Jorge Navas’s new thriller, “We Are The Heat” (Somos Calentura), filmed in modern Colombia takes an audience into a world of violence and dance.  The compelling story is told through the eyes of a young dancer, and father named Harvey (Duván Arizala) who dreams of another life but can’t seem to leave the crippling poverty and gang life of Buenaventura.  His life options are thin, he stands in the middle of decisions that impact the lives of his family if he choices wrong. His choices are to rejoin his dance crew and compete for a small sum of prize money or take a dangerous job opportunity presented by a gang leader. ... read more »
Sounds Of L.A. Returns With A Collection of Performances by Masters and Up-And-Coming Musicians From Around The Globe
January 18, 2019
Sounds of L.A., the Getty’s annual concert series exploring the city’s varied musical landscape, kicks off the 2019 season on January 19. Each month features two concerts by charismatic musicians who combine global influences in unexpected and original ways.  ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
October 4, 2018
For movies opening October 5, 2018. ... read more »
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