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Documentary: Not Home

Exploring the Intricacies of Children with Developmental Disabilities Living in Nursing Facilities and State Run Institutions

DePaul University invites you to join us for an afternoon of film viewing and discussion about this real and relevant topic.In the words of filmmaker Narcel Reedus, “The stories in 'Not Home' will unfold with a mixture of interviews and vérité footage including homecomings, doctors visits, circle of support meetings, and travels with a parent on a visit to a pediatric long-term care facility. With these stories we hope to reveal incredible threads of commonality that cross community, race, and class."The documentary also provides a condensed creative glimpse into the history of institutionalization in the U.S. Footage for the documentary spans over many different states, as it reveals a universal connection between the families' stories.The film offers a glimpse into the lives of several families to give viewers a platform for understanding a parent’s decision to institutionalize a child, as well as an exploration of the health care policies that pay for it.After the screening, we will have a panel discussion and audience Q & A with the filmmaker, a family member, and a range of advocates and experts.A reception will follow for more informal conversation and reflection.

Free and open to the public.
The venue is totally accessible.
Screening at 1:00pm, Panel at 2:30pm, Reception to follow
This event is accessible via public transportation (1 block from the CTA Fullerton Stop on the Brown and Red Lines).
Validated parking for $6 will also be available at the Sheffield Garage at 2331 N. Sheffield, or the Clifton Garage at 2330 N. Clifton.

Co-Sponsored by the Office of Mission and Values; the Departments of Art, Media, and Design; Catholic Studies; Communication Studies; Counseling and Special Education; Sociology; Women's and Gender Studies; and the Special Education Advocacy Clinic of the College of Law.

PBS Frontline's "Money, Power and Wall Street" To Use In Your Courses

Watch Money, Power and Wall Street: Part One on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.

PBS Frontline's "Money, Power and Wall Street" documentary has been made available online. PBS has made all four hours of video embeddable - you can take the code and add this to your Desire2Learn courses. The video is available here.

Crossing The Line


DePaul’s School of Accountancy and MIS will be screening a new documentary film in February. Crossing The Line documents how ordinary people fall victim to white-collar crime at various points within their professional careers. Crossing the Line is a unique film as it offers the viewer the opportunity to hear convicted white-collar felons describe their crimes, corporate pressure, prison life and life after conviction.

WHEN: February 24, 2012 5pm followed by a Q&A session
WHERE: DePaul University College of Communication Theater
(Located in the building basement)
14 E. Jackson Blvd. / 247 S. State
Chicago, IL 60604

TICKETS: Tickets are not needed for this event, however RSVP is required for attendance. Please RSVP by February 18th
to Sarah Musto at or 312-362-5207.

For more information contact: Kelly Richmond Pope, Executive Producer at +1 (312) 362-5821 or


Crossing The Line

Crossing the Line Trailer from rsalisbu on Vimeo.

Kelly Richmond Pope (Assistant Professor, School of Accountancy) and Rick Salisbury (Video Producer for the College of Commerce) have collaborated on creating a white-collar crime documentary project entitled, "Crossing the Line: Ordinary People Committing Extraordinary Crimes.” The 90-minute film will be completed at the end of November.

Kelly has assembled a series of short vignettes and cases created from the documentary, which DePaul faculty can use in their courses. If interested, please contact Kelly for details.

A trailer to Crossing the Line can be found here.

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