Category Archives: Documentrary Films

TCS: Notes from the Field

Good Morning! ___________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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AN EAGLE WITH A SUNLIT EYE

We almost lost the Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), our national bird, symbol of our country, in the 1950s, because of the widespread use of the pesticide DDT. Then in 1962, Rachel Carson’s book, Silent Spring, made people aware of what was … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – One Step at a Time: The First Elephant Prosthetics (video)

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. From Great Big Story: When Mosha, an elephant, was two years old, she lost her leg in a landmine injury along the Thai-Burmese border. Luckily, … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – Salween Spring: the Tao of fighting a losing battle

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. From NRS Films:  An American outfitter in China and the Tao of fighting a losing battle. Meet Travis Winn, an American who traveled to … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – Insectophile

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. From Sladmore Contemporary: Take one workshop full of junk and a Frenchman with an eye for detail (not to mention an obsession with bugs) … Continue reading

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Morning Open Thread – Flying over evil with a drone

Morning Open Thread is an open discussion forum for human interest news of the day. The growing hobby of quadricopters, when mixed with high definition video cameras, has opened doors to places, people and things we could only imagine before. … Continue reading

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Michael Ware’s Only the Dead knows that the end of War documentaries are not snuff films

        By ann summers No one wants to see the explicit images of death and the dying, the actual rather than the Michael Bay cinematic explosions, and yet like the spectacular trainwreck of the 2016 elections season, … Continue reading

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