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American Dream
"...Directed by: Barbara Kopple. Kopple's Academy Award-winning documentary American Dream exposes the human cost of Reaganomics. The movie..."

May 15, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Earth and the American Dream
"...Bridget Lin, Yu Rong Guang and Joey Wang. The dream is over, and Bill Couturié's provocative documentary about America's..."

June 17, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Film Review: Building the American Dream
The true human cost of construction in Texas
"...reflect on the city itself. And yet, Building the American Dream does just that, forcing us to turn our..."

March 12, 2019 SXSW Post by Katarina Brown

Art in the Park: 'American Dream'
It's the day for you to deliver MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech
"...doubt heard Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. Maybe you've read the words as well. But..."

Oct. 22, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

American Dream Turning Into Nightmare
"...war in Iraq has signaled the low point in American history and culture. The neo-con warlords (Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld,..."

April 19, 2004 Postmarks

The American Dream and True Faith Are Understood by the Mainstream Even if They Aren't by the Rest of You
"...internationalism. He may never understand why the average, middle-class American's desire to achieve the American dream is diametrically opposed..."

Nov. 8, 2004 Postmarks

To Many the American Dream Is No Longer Available
"...fades. If you aren't credit worthy or “club-able” the American dream is no longer available. They've got us distracted..."

Oct. 11, 2005 Postmarks

The American Dream Deferred: SCOTUS Stalemates on Immigrant Rights
United States v. Texas
"...(DACA) and create the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Perma­nent Residents program (DAPA), which would allow..."

July 1, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Alec Soth’s American Dream
Magnum photographer presents work and process to UT crowd

Oct. 24, 2013 Arts Post by Rod Machen

Requiem for a Dream
Portrait of a young junkie – and those he loves.
"...addicted to drugs, but, even more damning, to the American Dream. The film is based on a book of..."

Nov. 10, 2000 Movie Review by Sarah Hepola

American Beauty
This Oscar winner is a bleak comedy of suburban mores and one man's sudden rejection of the arrangement.
"...Cooper, Allison Janney, Scott Bakula and Sam Robards. What American Beauty has to say isn't pretty, at least not..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

First Look: The Obamas Become Producers With American Factory
Upcoming Netflix documentary finds culture clash within global trade
"...What’s the American Dream if not pliable? On its best days, it’s..."

June 17, 2019 Screens Post by Sam Russek

American Pastoral
Philip Roth's beloved book hits the screen
"...alive: We’re wrong.” Pull just about anybody’s copy of American Pastoral off the shelf, and likely this page is..."

Nov. 11, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

American Filmmaker
Chris Smith's American Movie depicts one man's passionate struggle to make a film.
"...drunk, and permanently possessed, Mark Borchardt is a distinctive American character, one who defies all obstacles (external and internal)..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Richard Linklater: dream is destiny
Doc on local filmmaker is a thoughtful portrait
"...the then-relatively sleepy college town, following the director’s own dreamy, internal logic and set the tone-poem template for so..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

American Heart
"...it's destined not to happen, and we know it. American Heart's greatest flaw is its predictability. As with so..."

Aug. 13, 1993 Movie Review by Robert Faires

American Dreamer
Tiffany Harelik writes her own story through her cookbook series dedicated to Austin's food trailers
"...comes to mind these days when someone mentions the American dream? It used to be that with hard work,..."

Feb. 14, 2014 Arts Feature by Melanie Haupt

Nuyorican Dream
"...chronicled in this examination of the collision of the American Nightmare and the American Dream...."

Aug. 16, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

American Buffets: In Defense of Gluttony Golden Hometown Family Stockade
"...of our past simply by going to your nearest American food buffet. What is American food? It's whatever Americans..."

Sept. 22, 1995 Arts Feature

American Pie 2
"...(Say It Isn't So) obviously knows. Like the original, American Pie 2 is chock-full of horny lads and their..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

American Honey
Youths hit the road in this rambling epic
"...are the feral teens on view in Andrea Arnold’s American Honey (the title of which comes from a Lady..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Following Linklater's Dream
Richard Linklater: dream is destiny finally opens in Austin
"...This weekend sees the local release of Richard Linklater: dream is destiny, a portrait of the life and career..."

Aug. 28, 2016 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Culinary Dream Team
Texas authors headline the book fest Cooking Tent
"...Ortega's immigrant success story is the personification of the American dream: A young man who speaks no English arrives..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Time to Change American History Education for the Better
"...our students. I think of the conceptual triumvirate of American exceptionalism, the American dream, and manifest destiny (modern meaning)..."

March 29, 2010 Postmarks

One in a Crowd: Pioneers of African-American Cinema
Kino Lorber to curate remarkable historical document
"...of early filmmakers their due respect with Pioneers of African-American Cinema, a four-disc retrospective of a little-known part of..."

Feb. 6, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Dream On
Austin Museum of Art Re-Examines Its Downtown Plans
"...of Third and Guadalupe photograph by Jana Birchum Think "dream house." Imagine that years ago, you envisioned the ideal..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

American Movie
What to see at the sixth annual Cine Las Americas.
"..."Movies are daydreams we share in public," F.X. Feeney writes in the..."

April 25, 2003 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Page Two: Dream Is Destiny
Louis Black finds himself at Sundance – a Jersey kid from Texas, a writer slipped into filmmaker
"...might find Karen Bernstein's and my documentary Richard Linklater: dream is destiny a profound and moving experience. Actually I..."

Feb. 5, 2016 Column by Louis Black

Bottom's Dream: chokecherry
"..."Baby, you don't get more Bottom's Dream than this," responds Mitchell Gossett when asked about the..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Divya Srinivasan Is Living
the Dream of Art
The multimedia creator's work wakes a world's imagination
"...Getting a phone call from Ira Glass of This American Life while she was shopping in Target wasn't a..."

Jan. 18, 2013 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

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