April

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Tribeca Film Festival features new progressive movies

Now in its 12th year, the Tribeca Film Festival in lower Manhattan has grown to world prominence and offers a wide array of international cinema and world premieres.

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Jerry Lewis is alive, well, and performing

Lewis always seems to have unlimited energy. Despite numerous health problems over the years, he continues to carry as an entertainer.

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Film sets "escape fires" to fix health care system

The part-educational/part call-to-action documentary, "Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare," was shown on the campus of the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine.

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“Do the Math:” a review for Earth Day and beyond

The basic message of the article, tour, and film is that we only need to understand three numbers to know why action is required to address climate change.

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Jay-Z's Open Letter: A call to open travel and trade with Cuba

The Carters' (Jay-Z's given name is Shawn Carter) recent trip has turned into a source of discussion, with people from all walks of life offering opinions.

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"Free Angela" - what you do when wolves come after you

"Free Angela and all Political Prisoners," written and directed by Shola Lynch, brilliantly tells the story about the history-making struggle, to win Davis' freedom. 

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The man behind D.C. football team’s outrageous name

Many people, myself included, wonder how, in 2013, a multimillion-dollar professional football team can continue to be named after a racial slur.

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Why "Game of Thrones" reigns supreme

"Game of Thrones" has obtained an exceptionally large fanbase and piqued the interest of critics who usually give fantasy the cold shoulder.

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"Evil Dead" is more dead than evil

Five friends head to a cabin deep in the woods, where they find a sinister book that unleashes a demonic force, which proceeds to pick them off one by one.