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The Derby

A portrait of the disparate but connected worlds of workers and revelers at the fastest two minutes in sports, The Kentucky Derby. (Source: Vimeo) Director/Producer/Editor/Cinematographer: Remington Smith

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Chalk of Champions

Once upon a time, not long ago, the math world fell in love … with a chalk. But not just any chalk! This was Hagoromo: a Japanese brand so smooth, so perfect that some wondered if it was made from…

Palm Beach: Where the Gilded Age Never Ended

The first thing you should know about Palm Beach is that it’s an island (unto itself) – the most exclusive town in America, and (according to writer Laurence Leamer) America’s first “gated community.” Mo Rocca takes a tour of the…

The ‘Most Elusive’ Man in North America

Dag Aabye is a septuagenarian Ultra Marathon champion who lives completely off the grid. Can two filmmakers track him down—and if so, what will they find? (Source: The Atlantic)…

Jane’s Addiction Celebrates 25 years of its Unique Rock Music

Perry Farrell speaks about the history of his band, how it developed from a house full of roommates in Venice Beach, California, and how its music is based on the variety of music his bandmates and he loved.

‘Weed the People’ Documentary Follows People with Cancer Who Receive Cannabis Treatments

Research has shown that cannabis has a number of health benefits, but because of federal regulations, access and further research is limited. A new documentary, “Weed the People,” follows several families as they navigate finding cannabis treatments for their children…
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