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RECESS  |  LOCAL

Documentary screening recounts 2015 Chapel Hill shooting of Muslim students, presents evidence for hate crime charges

“36 Seconds: Portrait of a Hate Crime,” a new documentary recounting the aftermath of the murders of three Muslim Americans in Chapel Hill, detailed the Muslim community's fight for its classification as a hate crime. The screening at Carolina Theater was followed by a panel of legal experts that discussed the shooter’s prosecution. 


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CULTURE  |  MOVIES

Jonathan Glazer’s ‘The Zone of Interest’: Understanding evil and representing suffering

The choice by Glazer to make a Holocaust film about the family of one its most infamous orchestrators, rather than its victims, is as much a recognition of his inability to engage with the realities of Auschwitz as the Höss’ escape into their garden and playground pool. “The Zone of Interest” offers itself as a parable of the faults that plague us — a film as much about today as 1943.