The battle of The Alamo, in a John Wayne production
Cinema / Culture / Uncategorized / Westerns

The battle of The Alamo, in a John Wayne production

    In The Alamo (1960), his only film as director, John Wayne wanted to show how a famous group of men fought heroically against the Mexican authorities to achieve Texas independence.  The movie presents the opposition of two distinct armies with, on the one hand, Davy Crockett, Colonel Travis, Jim Bowie and their men, … Continue reading

The Colored Theater of African-Americans
Cultural Diversity / Sociology of the Media / Theatre

The Colored Theater of African-Americans

Why are African-American theaters still numerous in America, putting their cultural background up front? When looking at the missions and productions of these theaters, one can notice that specific groups of people are being targeted. Their vision of community thus tends to be different from other theaters in general. Theaters can either claim to address a … Continue reading

How acting should transcend you
Culture / Theatre

How acting should transcend you

American actor, director, acting teacher and writer director, Sarah Eigerman explains how she conceives the creative process of acting. She recalls her experience creating FACT in Paris and working at the Strasberg Institute in New York. Sarah Eigerman has just opened the 26th school year of FACT, the French-American Organization for Cinema and Theatre. FACT … Continue reading

The Reading Magazine Experience
Culture / History of the Media / In English

The Reading Magazine Experience

The experience of reading magazines is something personal to each reader. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a magazine is a periodical publication containing articles and illustrations, typically covering a particular subject or area of interest. Unlike newspaper, the news was not the main topic: the readers’ likes and dislikes are directly targeted. For instance, … Continue reading