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Borders Is Dead, Long Live Borders Employees
The Internet rallies to help displaced workers
"...It’s official: Borders is as good as pulped...."

July 24, 2011 Books Post by Matthew Patin

Beyond Borders
Donate your dollars directly to starving children instead of this Jolie adventure.
"...and Yorick Van Wageningen. I came out of Beyond Borders with the gnawing feeling I’d just been subjected to..."

Oct. 24, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders
With an unflinching camera and candid observation, this documentary follows four medical volunteers, ranging from fresh-faced newbies to battle-scarred veterans of the organization.
"...of the humanitarian aid group Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), which is perhaps wise: No one ever idealized..."

June 11, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Stephanie Elizondo Griest Tracks Injustices on U.S. Borders
The award-winning journalist discusses her latest book, All the Agents and Saints
"...ever more stringent border security. To paraphrase Edwin Starr: Borders, what are they good for? Very little of any..."

Sept. 8, 2017 Arts Feature by Marc Savlov

Borders Backs Out
A setback for Sixth + Lamar, a victory for keeping Austin weird
"...controversial retail project took another sharp turn Wednesday as Borders Books and Music announced it was abandoning plans to..."

April 25, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Bush Is Going to Abolish Borders
"...15 about the flood of immigrants sneaking across our borders and the resulting enormous financial pressures and the crime..."

July 17, 2006 Postmarks

Cinematexas Games Without Borders
Games Without Borders, indeed: Katie Salen defies the rules of digital design.
"...the nature of game design," says Cinematexas' Games Without Borders organizer Erich Pelletier of Salen, whose Austin ties also..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Screens Feature by Courtney Fitzgerald

SXSW Film Review: 'Evaporating Borders'
An island's fractured culture offers microcosmic view
"...serves to efficiently organize a complicated story of shifting borders and cultural paradigms. Rooted in personal experience, observations of..."

March 12, 2014 Screens Post by Jessi Cape

A Sad Farewell To Borders Westgate
"...To the people at Borders Books Westgate, Sad to see you go. Yeah …..."

Feb. 18, 2011 Postmarks

Cinematexas Games Without Borders
An interview with Cinematexas "Games Without Borders" keynote speaker, Mark Dery
" deliver the keynote address to Cinematexas' Games Without Borders program -- which, according to the press release, is..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Screens Feature by Roger Gathman

The Hightower Report: Why We Should Reach Across Borders, Not Close Them
Trump's wall won't keep undocumented immigrants out
"...out America's egalitarian ideal of cross-culturalism. Rather than walling-off borders, our true national security requires that we reach across..."

Nov. 25, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

Deconstructing Sonic Borders
The 13th annual No Idea Festival explores everything from phenological sound art to avant jazz and microtonal composition
"...broaden the festival's original intent of deconstructing boundaries and borders. Despite a tightly knit local experimental community, Austin's oasis..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Music Feature by Conor Walker

Luv Doc Recommends: Bikes Across Borders Light Up Your Bike Night Ride and Vigil
Zilker Park, Friday, May 13, 2005
"...sports. Maybe that’s why the folks at Bikes Across Borders are hoping to increase awareness of bike safety and..."

May 13, 2005 Column by The Luv Doc

Point Austin: Vouchers, Borders, and Critical (White) Race Theory
Gov. Abbott does his damnedest to block the Texas future

Nov. 21, 2023 News Post by Michael King

SXSW Film Review: 'Evaporating Borders'

March 14, 2014 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

Cinematexas Games Without Borders

Sept. 19, 2003 Screens Feature

Films Without Borders
Cine Las Americas

April 24, 1998 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Crossing Literary Borders
Rolando Hinojosa-Smith

Aug. 29, 1997 Books Feature by Barbara Strickland

Small World and Blurred Boundaries: AFS Essential Cinema
Crossing Borders: Immigration in Global Cinema
"...when it programmed this month's Essential Cinema Series, Crossing Borders: Immigration in Global Cinema, isn't really important. For one..."

April 3, 2009 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Lone Star
Writer/director Sayles squeezes lots of metaphorical juice from the idea of borders in this story filmed on the Texas side of the Rio Grande. Ostensibly a murder mystery, the story exposes many other town secrets.
"...metaphorical juice he can out of the idea of borders. He creates a fictitious Texas border town called Frontera..."

June 28, 1996 Movie Review by Robert Faires

The Four Feathers
"...veers from Mason's novel in several aspects, it still borders on Merchant-Ivory territory, with much noblesse oblige and Hudson's..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mostly Martha
"...recites recipes and ingredients with a mouth-watering licentiousness that borders on the Freudian. Mostly Martha (in German, with subtitles)..."

Sept. 13, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

In Person: Mark Z. Danielewski and Poe
Chronicle writer Roger Gathman imagined Mark Z. Danielewski as "one of the roughs," because his novel, House of Leaves, is saturated in the tattoo parlor demimonde of Los Angeles. What he found is something quite different.
"...It's Poe the prom-age crowd at Borders has come to see. These are ruly kids --..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Books Feature by Roger Gathman

The Intruder
Is going Full-On Quaid a thing? Maybe so, as the veteran goes bugnuts melodrama in the "crazy neighbor" thriller
"...the role of Charlie with a manic energy that borders on the heroic. This is a performance of bulging..."

May 3, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Inside the 2019 Cine Las Americas Schedule
Talking different kinds of borders with Executive Director Jean Anne Lauer
" is discussing the U.S.-Mexico border, "[This] is about borders between generations, about artistic borders," Lauer said. "It's imaginative..."

May 3, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Ash Is Purest White
The emotional cost of a life of crime across two decades in Northern China
" the Bamboo Curtain as China increasingly opens its borders to the rest of the world...."

March 22, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Finding Refuge
UT theatre students cross borders with the acclaimed artists of the Moving Company in Refugia
"...the Soviet Union. These compelling tales of people crossing borders struck a chord with the members of the Moving..."

Feb. 6, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Listen Up Philip
The director of The Color Wheel is back with this film about a narcissistic and abrasive young novelist.
"...other (the lovely Moss – what an open-hearted face!) borders on the sociopathic. Philip is the indisputable center of..."

Dec. 5, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Bedside Manner: The Restless Reader
What are we reading?
"...Isabel Allende's The House of Spirits at the original Borders Book Shop on State Street in Ann Arbor, Mich.,..."

Oct. 18, 2010 Books Post by Amy Smith

From Mexico With Love
An illegal migrant worker dreams of becoming a boxer but suffers setbacks in this film shot in San Antonio.
"...(and film genres) with an eye toward knocking down borders both cultural and contemporary. The script, by Glen Hartford..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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