It is shot in the style of found footage. Five Oregon college students set off to find out what happened to the nine hikers who mysteriously died in the Dyatlov Pass incident. Holly and Jensen are co-directors, J. After the film introduces the characters, Russian-language news discusses the students' disappearance. The Russian government recovers video footage but refuses to release it to the public; however hackers obtain and release the footage, which forms the rest of the film. In Russia, the students first try to contact a member of the initial expedition who turned back after becoming ill on the first day.
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When Duke Ellington and his band toured the segregated South in the early s, they encountered racism wherever they went. Washington may have used her skin color to procure cool treats on the road, but she refused to use it for economic or social gain. During a time of harsh segregation and overwhelming bias against African Americans, she embraced her heritage. John D. The practice, writes historian Robert Fikes, Jr. A Black woman who passed might be considered white, but she ran the constant risk of losing her privilege once it was discovered she was really Black—and of being shunned by Black people once they learned she was claiming whiteness.
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J ohn Donnelly has the enviable gift of writing plays that catch the mood of the moment. In The Knowledge, seen at the Bush in , he wrote perceptively about failing secondary schools. Now, with even greater topicality, he confronts the dilemma facing gay footballers. But, while this is a play of sharp wit and visceral power, it also strikes me as contradictory in its attitudes.