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Mongrel Patriot Review: Filmmaker Angie Young

In Fall 2006 South Dakota was about to vote on Referendum 6, a total abortion ban. Angie Young was sent by the National Abortion Federation to help the “No on 6” campaign. Understanding the historical importance of this moment in the battle for women’s rights she bought a video camera and began documenting.  Realizing she … Continue reading

Mongrel Patriot Review: Sabina England

Sabina England, filmmaker, playwright, and actress, is a fierce creative spirit, with a unique body of work, often hilarious, deeply touching, always profound. Her dramatic short film “Wedding Night” caused a sensation at the New York Indian Film Festival, and was selected for the Oxford International Women’s Festival, the International Documentary and Short Film Festival, and … Continue reading

Mongrel Patriot Review: Rob Fraboni

“Like all geniuses, he can be a pain in the arse, but it goes with the badge.”  Keith Richards One of a handful of music producers who can rightfully be called legendary, Rob Fraboni was born to a musically inclined family in southern California where he started drumming for his first band when he was twelve years old.  … Continue reading

Mongrel Patriot Review: John Trudell

At the beginning of Trudell the documentary there is a quote from an FBI memo that says as much about our dysfunctional government as it does about John Trudell: “He is extremely eloquent…therefore extremely dangerous.” John is a great poet, not just because of his eloquence, not only because of his personal history (much of … Continue reading

Mongrel Patriot Review: Interview of Occupy Wall Street’s Kelly Heresy

As I write this, the propaganda machine is cranking out stories about how Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is nothing but smelly hippies and all they’ll manage to do is guarantee the election of a GOP president and Congress as the silent majority returns in a nostalgic restoration of the 20th Century. But the truth is the … Continue reading