‘The Crash Reel’ Finds Hope after Injury

Lucy Walker’s The Crash Reel (2013) begins with high energy in its subject snowboarder Kevin Pearce. He and his friends throw their energy into practicing their tricks, first in Aspen and then in Park City, in preparation for a possible Olympic competition. Fast music accompanies them. Then, on the pipe a move goes wrong, the… Read More ‘The Crash Reel’ Finds Hope after Injury

Amish Teens Explore the ‘Devil’s Playground’

Browse through souvenir postcards from Pennsylvania and among the pictures of beautiful mountains and old buildings you are likely to find several images of Amish people driving their horse-drawn carts, plowing their fields, or walking in their plain clothes. Live in Pennsylvania (or Ohio, or Indiana, or even Florida) and you are likely to see… Read More Amish Teens Explore the ‘Devil’s Playground’