Author Archives: Malcolm L. Rigsby

About Malcolm L. Rigsby

Malcolm L. Rigsby, Ph.D., J.D. is a faculty member in the Department of Sociology, Human Services and Criminal Justice at Henderson State University, Arkansas. He received his Ph.D. in sociology, at Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas. In 1979 he received his B.A.T. from Sam Houston State University, in History and Education with a minor in Sociology. He holds his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from St. Mary’s University School of Law (1989) and is a licensed attorney in Arkansas and Texas. He is active in the independent review of documentary film as well as a free lance reviewer for Educational Media Reviews Online (EMRO) hosted by the libraries at the University of Buffalo. He is active in research of prisoner identity and transformation toward pro-sociality and desistance from crime.

Israel vs Israel

Israel vs Israel opens the mind and cries out to question the role of politics and nationalism which often play a diabolical role in developing relationships between human beings. Continue reading

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Rumi Turning Ecstatic

Personally meaningful and life focusing! by Malcolm L. Rigsby Subject: Travel one seeker’s quest for understanding of life and the Divine and experience a journey into the music, life and teachings of the mystic poet Mevlana Jelalludin Rumi. Year: 2005 … Continue reading

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Tears of Gaza

Here is a link to my review of the award winning documentary ‘Tears of Gaza’. Listed at the Educational Media Reviews Online (EMRO) database hosted by the libraries of the University of Buffalo. Tears of Gaza

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Times and Winds / Bes Vakit Film Review

Title: Times and Winds/ Bes Vakit Subject: Children grow up in a world of religious and cultural tensions. Year: Turkish Release: 2006; English Release: 2008 Produced By: Ömer Atlay Distributed By: Atlantik Film Format: DVD, Turkish with English Subtitles Reviewed by: … Continue reading

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Be Quiet, (2005) A film by Sameh Zoabi

Title: Be Quiet Rating: Five of Five Stars Subject: A young strong willed son and his father travel home from the west bank in Palestine to their home in Nazareth. Year: 2005 Produced By: Sameh Zoabi Format: DVD, English, Hebrew … Continue reading

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Using BART & MUNI in San Francisco

Using BART & MUNI in San Francisco. via Using BART & MUNI in San Francisco.

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San Francisco July 2012 Day 1

San Francisco July 2012 Day 1. via San Francisco July 2012 Day 1.

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Forbidden to Wander (Mane’ Tajawwul) & Habibi, by Susan Youssef

Experiences of an Arab American woman who travels to the West Bank and Gaza to meet and realize her identity and love. A bright face, creative mind, and exceptional persistence culminate in Susan Youssef, director of “Forbidden to Wander”, and … Continue reading

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Budrus; by Julia Bacha and JustVision

Separation of Identity.    “Something there is that doesn’t love a wall”.               ~ Robert Frost, The Mending Wall     Don’t miss Budrus!  A visualization of Israeli-Palestinian barriers, dialogue, and cooperative activism. There is an old saying that goes something … Continue reading

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The Zionist Story (Full Documentary)

The Zionist Story, an independent film by Ronen Berelovich, is the story of ethnic cleansing, colonialism and apartheid to produce a demographically Jewish State.  Complements of Kanan48 Blog at WordPress http://kanan48.wordpress.com/2011/02/03/the-zionist-story/.

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