Robin Shannon

The Human Experience

by Robin Shannon
Filmmakers Mike Campo and Jeff Azize standing in front of the WFUV logo.

Annmarie Hordern

Filmmakers Mike Campo and Jeff Azize of Grassroots Films discuss their documentary "The Human Experience." The two share what it was like living homeless on the streets of New York City; spending time at a leper colony in Africa; and taking care of abused orphans in South America. We also hear from Father Vincent DeCola, who discusses the impact the film had during its showing at Fordham University.

Revisiting the Pelham Picture House

by Robin Shannon
The Pelham Picture House theatre under construction.
the Miami Design Firm (http://www.thepicturehouse.org/?q=content/renovation)

As the Pelham Picture House prepares for it's March reopening Fordham Conversations revisits an earlier interview with its Executive Director Jennifer Christman and John Calvelli, the newly installed Board Chair. They discuss how this historic independent Westchester Movie Theater was saved from demolishment by a community of people who banded together.

Understanding 20-Somethings

by Robin Shannon
birthday cake for a 20-year old
emma.kate's photostream, Flickr

Articles, books, blogs, and other internet postings are popping up in an attempt to understand 20-Somethings. Author and Clark University Professor, Dr. Jeffrey Arnett explores 20-something as a new developmental stage he calls “emerging adulthood." Then, Fordham Theology Professor Dr. Christine Firer Hinze and theology student Paul Schutz discuss the relationship Catholic 20-somethings have with the church.

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