The 2007 film The Band's Visit concerns the unexpected adventure experienced by an Egyptian ceremonial police band traveling to a small Israeli town where they have been invited to perform.
Faires have consistently provided a place for a mostly working-class audience to celebrate working-class and peasant culture from all around the world.
President Obama chose the first Cuban American and the first gay man to be the inaugural poet at his second inauguration this past Monday.
The Used, a popular rock/screamo band from Utah, are calling attention to a problem that plagues their state and many others: discrimination against gays and lesbians.
"The Abolitionists" should be seen by as many viewers as possible and shown widely in public schools.
When he is not doing journalism and community media Neil teaches history at a local junior high school, reads comic books and spends time with his girlfriend, Lisa.
"Django Unchained" takes a central tragedy of American history and re-imagines it as exploitation-film revenge fantasy.
The corrupting influence of mass media in a capitalist society has been the focus of several films.
During the annual consumer orgy I call Capitalistmas, critics are assigned the task of rating the cultural product of the closing calendar year.