Singer Jennifer Lopez is not the first entertainer to apologize for performing for a political leader with a checkered human rights history, but her appearance singing “Happy Birthday” to the leader…
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A recent study by researchers in India and the U.K. has reinforced a strict anti-smoking campaign begun last year by the central board of film classification.
"Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary" delivers a political discourse inspired by its subject and espoused by left-wing writers, actors, educators and activists, with the opposition represented only by…
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TODAY: Ben Affleck hosts Human Rights Watch's fundraiser honoring Libya's justice minister Salah Marghani and others. Beverly Hilton. Hrw.org
A fierce, homegrown anti-gay movement and a vastly outnumbered LGBT community confront each other in Uganda to uncertain and unsettling results in "Call Me Kuchu."
A solidly constructed, well-shot docu about the lethal perils of truth-telling south of the border.
Showtime's "Homeland," HBO's "Treme" and "Game of Thrones," NBC's "Parks and Recreation," IFC's "Portlandia," PBS' "American Experience" and long-running syndie gameshow "Jeopardy" are among the…
Presenting excerpts from an actual videotaped interrogation at Guantanamo, this disturbing docu casts the U.S. not as an exporter of democracy but as an international enabler of civil-rights…
A succinct, exceptionally well-researched but excruciatingly hard-to-watch documentary.
Fearlessly researched and undeniably urgent, pic indefatigably follows the harrowing path of human sex trafficking.
One of several recent docus that give credence to the old feminist saw that if women were given power, they would speedily put an end to war.