The evolution of Black roles in film, from Mammy to T’Challa.
As a Palestinian, I can’t set aside my identity for two hours and root for an actor who spoke up for violence against people like me.
A beautiful new film charts the course of nonviolent resistance the world over.
A new documentary takes three different looks at the Egyptian uprising.
The landmark 2010 book by British epidemiologists Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett gets a fresh new visual dimension.
The Institute for Policy Studies invites you to a cutting edge and interactive forum featuring one Take Back the Land leader (TBL), Max Rameau. Accompanied by video presentations, Max will lead a discussion about the historical context; an analysis of how the Occupy movement relates to TBL ; and the differences, similarities, and synergies between the Occupy Movement and TBL. An integral part of this discussion will be about race, class, and internationalism issues.
Caricatures of Cuba as intolerant of political expression may contain a kernel of truth, but they miss the richness of dissent in the daily life of Cuba’s political culture.
Saul Landau’s film about this important Latin American political actor will be preserved through a grant by the National Film Preservation Foundation.
A poignant and potent documentary that exposes the government’s suppression of the health hazards of low-level radiation — even more relevant since the release of radiation from damaged nuclear plants in Japan, and reports that long-term effects of the Chernobyl disaster may have been covered up.
Award-winning filmmaker and IPS Senior Fellow Saul Landau has used the medium of film for over 40 years to move people to action on pressing domestic and global issues. His films have brought to life the turbulent anti-war protests of the 1960s, the life and words of world leaders including Fidel Castro and Dr. Salvador Allende, the effects of low-level radiation on residents of Utah and Arizona, and the negative impact of foreign investments on Mexico’s culture.
Beneath the fog of politics, according to a new documentary, Iran has a vibrant youth and art culture.
Alex Rivera, director of the new film Sleep Dealer, imagines the future of the Global South.