Arts & Entertainment

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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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"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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"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.

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Artsy liberals deal with nuclear annihilation and their daughter

There aren't enough accolades to describe Elle Fanning as Ginger in this lovely movie.

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Movies you might have missed: “On the Bowery”

"On the Bowery," a unique film from 1956 uses a creative technique to get the viewer behind the scenes of what was then a notorious skid row in America's largest city.

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Movies you might have missed: "The Village Teacher"

The film is directed by Mark Donskoy, a protégé of Sergei Eisenstein, which becomes quite apparent when the viewer is caught off guard by unique camera angles and creative photography.

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“The Big Fix” exposes BP oil disaster lies

In his film "The Big Fix," director Josh Tickell challenges the 'official version' of BP's story that all is well in the Gulf of Mexico after the spill.

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Upper meets lower

Which is actually stronger, a monopolistic-world-dominating corporation, young love, or gravity? The Hollywood answer is obvious, but this film isn't from California. It's French-Canadian.

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