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Twenty percent of our country’s population identifies as disabled. Yet only 2% of all characters on screen have a disability and, 95% of the time, nondisabled actors play those roles. Behind the screen, the statistics are even more abysmal: less than 1% of the writers penning scripts are disabled.

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When you think of Fox Meadow, what comes to mind? Probably stately, leafy streets graced by Tudors and Colonial-style homes. A hundred years ago, though, you’d have conjured very different mental images: of peacocks, for example, and sprawling tennis courts. Not to mention asparagus.

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Scarsdale High School graduate Sam Friedman (’20) and SHS junior Jake Lubin are the recipients of the 2020 Best Shorts Film Competition Award of Merit for their production, “Boy on the Moon,” a 10-minute dramatic vignette about three teenagers in a dicey situation and facing feelings of frie…

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“Me, The ‘Other’” is a film that doesn’t mince words. The documentary, produced by Scarsdale residents Sherry and Saeid Mirafzali and co-produced and directed by Shidan Majidi, is described as being about “hate.” More specifically, it sets 12 people in front of the camera and invites them to…

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It was around 6 a.m. CT when Rodney Rothman and his wife learned his film “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” was a 2019 Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Feature. The pair sat in the dark and in bed quietly celebrating, hoping not to wake their 4-year-old son and 4-month-old daughter.

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When Team Israel qualified for the World Baseball Classic — called the World Cup of baseball — in fall 2016, they were 200-to-1 favorites to win. The motley crew of Major and Minor League players, all Jewish-American, included free agents and players on the last leg of their careers. No one …

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Documentary filmmaker Élie Séonnet marinates questions of culture and identity in his newest project, “Wax in the City.” Shot in Benin, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Holland, France and the Ivory Coast, the film considers the ways in which fashion can both shape and express identity, with a focus o…

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Last year, 12-year-old Scarsdale native Jake Lippmann had a rather interesting summer.