"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" meets "The Stepford Wives" as a white girl brings her black boyfriend home to meet her parents, whose superficially warm welcome masks an unthinkably dark secret, in…
Though the idea may be a hard sell for the next four years, conservation and capitalism can peacefully co-exist, as demonstrated by the subjects of "Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman."
For a long time now, Alfred Hitchcock's “Psycho” has been two movies, and the hypnotic film-geek documentary “78/52” is an ingenious and irreverent master class in both of them. There is, of course…
I've been coming to the Sundance Film Festival since 1995, and if you asked me to pick the most audacious film I've ever seen here, it would probably be “Chuck & Buck,” the thrillingly twisted — but…
While Cesar Chavez remains the iconic figurehead of U.S. agricultural labor rights, his close colleague Dolores Huerta merits an equal place on that statuary.
A largely mysterious condition that reportedly afflicts as many as 17 million people worldwide, CFS still flummoxes most physicians, and remains frequently dismissed as a psychosomatic "illness."
In case anyone needs a reminder, the fight against unjust policing in black communities long predates the cases that have dominated headlines in recent years, and Matt Ruskin's film "Crown Heights"…
Walking into a movie at a film festival, without knowing anything about what you're going to see, can feel like entering an entirely new world for the first time. "Brigsby Bear" is the rare festival…
Frankie, the oh-so-beautiful, oh-so-confused teenage protagonist of "Beach Rats," isn't much for answering questions.
For much of the 20th century, being a radical meant being left-wing. Starting in the ’80s, with the rise of the loaded-for-bear Christian right and then the 1994 Republican Revolution, being a…
You've never met a rapper like Patricia Dombrowski. Her best friend calls her Killa-P, while the haters call her Dumbo, but to us, she will always be "Patti Cake$," an overweight white hip-hop artist…
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