Category: Film

Bruno Jäntti: American anti-Arab and anti-Muslim Racism

It seems that Hollywood knows no limits when it comes to dehumanizing Middle Eastern peoples and adherents of Islam

Peter Maass: ‘Citizenfour’ Wins Academy Award

Laura Poitras, a founding editor of The Intercept, won an Academy Award for her documentary “Citizenfour,” an inside look at Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency whistleblower

Tom Hayden: Citizenfour and Kill the Messenger

These are outstanding films for anyone engaged in confronting the global surveillance state

Radha Surya: Haider and the Conflict in Kashmir

Vishal Bharadwaj has simultaneously shown the way forward and created an enabling environment for filmmakers of conscience

Sukhdev Sandhu: Made of labour, by labour, for labour

Sixty years ago a team of radical, blacklisted filmmakers made Salt of the Earth, a powerful representation of the agency of US workers

Jordan Flaherty: Treme Rewrites Post-Katrina History

Treme will eventually be seen as a successful storytelling experiment, taking television somewhere it hasn’t really been

John Pilger: It’s The Other Oscars — And Yet Again The Winner Slips Away

The nominees for the Celebrity Oscars

John Pilger: Open-Air Premiere Of Utopia

Utopia had its premiere in the urban heart of indigenous Australia

Jordan Flaherty: Race, History, and Revolution Take Starring Roles in the Year’s Best Films

The most powerful films of the year were personal visions that explored themes of racism, imperialism, prisons, and revolution

Danny Schechter: Will the Mandela Movie Even Win an Oscar Nomination?

If Mandela Long Walk To Freedom is not on the Oscar list, it will be gone from theaters quickly

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