Activism, women's rights, and rap music were some motifs of the only Palestinian/Israeli-themed film at Tribeca this year.
A compelling, must see, tour de force outline of the issue that has helped fuel 50 years of Middle East conflicts.
His symphonies, ballet and film scores, songs and choral works became the American classical style, combining his formal studies of music with popular American genres such as folk and jazz.
The disappearance of 43 students in Iguala last year on September 26 remains an open, festering wound in Mexico.
This poem is a response to the refugee/migrant crisis now engulfing Europe.
Stage and screen performers face funding cuts to the arts, chronic low pay and the dearth of black and ethnic minority representation.
In an attempt to draw attention to films of social significance with progressive content, I developed The Progie Awards. A collective of international film writers nominates films and actors for these awards.
"Empire's Ally: Canada and the War in Afghanistan," by Klassen and Greg Albo, asks the question, "Why did the Canadian government go to war in Afghanistan in 2001?"
Ah Pete, I somehow thought you were like the Sequoia
Since there are so few films coming to us out of Cuba, it's always a momentous occasion to see them - whether good or bad.