Brian Lilla’s Children of the Vine examines the herbicide’s legacy in wine country.
Psychotherapist Stuart Perlman’s portraits capture the humanity of those living on the streets.
Documentarian Giorgio Angelini explores the shaky foundation of America’s housing industry.
Before he was a leading man, the legendary actor proved himself in tough, no frills genre films that brought a new kick to Hollywood.
Nirvana manager-turned-activist Danny Goldberg shares lessons from the intersection of celebrity and the 2020 presidential campaign.
The new film about the powerlessness of older workers has already struck a chord with many.
More than 50 years after I participated in the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project, the struggle for racial equality continues.
The “changemakers” of one Minneapolis activist group use art and community outreach to help their city understand George Floyd’s death.
Republicans open another front in the culture wars—but shoot at the wrong target.
Shaka King’s riveting new film looks at the charismatic Black Panther leader Fred Hampton and the man who betrayed him.
Fresno, the working class capital of California’s San Joaquin Valley, remains a hardscrabble town with a history of radical activism.
Hollywood has a tradition of glorifying cops. Here are some of the worst examples.
A review of little-seen films that chronicle the African-American struggle for equality.
The filmmaker’s quiet dignity and gentle demeanor belied the chaos of his youth and allowed him to navigate Hollywood.
Gary Stewart’s passion for politics mirrored his love of music. His death rocked friends who remembered him as a deeply invested participant in whatever organization or cause he backed.
The Brink follows the former White House adviser speaking at rallies and huddling with neo-Nazis across the globe.
Evelina Fernández’s poignant new play, set in 1968, focuses on a Boyle Heights mother in a world gone awry.
Alex Gibney has become the filmic Freud of frauds, a master at dissecting sparkly but flawed personalities.
Idris Goodwin’s play revolves around two hip-hop performers, one black and one white, who have been friends since childhood.
All of Jeffrey Wright’s acting skills can’t quite elevate O.G. beyond being a solid and dignified tale.