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Cleveland school documentary goes nationwide

By Carlo Wolff | Staff Reporter
Cleveland Jewish News

“Facing Forward: A Student’s Story,” Laura Paglin’s documentary about Cleveland inner-city kid Tyree Stewart’s experience with the innovative Entrepreneurship Preparatory School, is a tale of struggle, aspiration and eventual triumph...

'Coventry' filmmaker Paglin takes on 2004 Election

Cleveland Jewish News

Filmmaker Laura Paglin, who received acclaim for her first film, the locally filmed “Nightowls of Coventry,” has completed a new documentary, “No Umbrella - Election Day in the City.”

The film, which examines the 2004 Election Day failures in one of Ohio’s poorest neighborhoods, will have its world première at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival, held Jan. 19-29 in Park City, Utah...

‘NightOwls’ Examines the Character of Coventry

By Margi Herwald
Staff Reporter, Cleveland Jewish News

When Susan (Donna Casey), a college freshman, leaves the safety of her small town for the big city of Cleveland in 1973, she has no idea what she's getting into...

Whooo are the NightOwls of Coventry?

By Jeffrey Levick
Cleveland Jewish News

“You Must Order Within Ten Minutes,” notes a handwritten sign hanging on the wall of a Coventry Road delicatessen, circa 1973. The odor of cigarette smoke hangs in the air as Holocaust survivors kibitz inside a sticky brown vinyl booth that’s seen better days. Deli owner, Marv, eyes the new waitress, despite backlash from Grace, Marv’s (who’s married) longtime lover and hostess...