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New Documentary Spotlights Drama Behind US v. Windsor

The story behind the story of the most important gay-rights legal decision of our time.

Why Our ‘Fringe’ Documentary Took 13 Years to Complete

Filmmaker Francis Kuzler reveals the story behind the story behind "The Fringe."

Beyond the James Dean Mythology with Graham’s ‘Giant’

Looking back at the novel and the iconic Hollywood film, with its biting indictment of greed, misogyny and bigotry in Texas.

Why ‘Inclusion Rider’ Also Needs to Mean ‘Time’s Up’

Hey Netflix, you awake? If you really cared about diversity, you'd listen to Frances McDormand.

Can We Imagine a Hollywood For the Greater Good?

Let's unleash a new generation of revolutionary, socially conscious, planet-saving cinema.

These 12 Words Erased Directors of Color at the Oscars

White feminism strikes again.

Why We Need Black Antiheroes, with Antoinette Nwandu

Playwright Antoinette Nwandu on writing new kinds of black characters and her upcoming film with Spike Lee.

20 Change-Making US Artists You Should Track During 2018

They are global spitfires -- artists making a difference -- and they are producing hope.

“Fail-Safe”: Remember When Nukes Weren’t a Punch Line?

Why aren't we worrying about the bomb?

30 International Artists You Should Track During 2018

They are global spitfires -- artists making a difference -- and they are producing hope.

The “Black Gown” Golden Globes Inspired Only the Stars Wearing Them

Spare us the delusional white liberal feminist who takes a woman of colour to the Golden Globes red carpet like a Swarovski clutch.

8 Situations When You May Show Coworkers Your Penis

Navigating a post-#MeToo workplace can be confusing. Fortunately, the CFR is here to help.

How “Mudbound” Smartly Deconstructs the Mammy Myth

No more whitewashing the history of forced black domestic labor under slavery.

Challenging Theater to Treat Children as Intelligent Beings

I used to roll my eyes at theme park shows. Then I saw the merit is in their theatricality.

A Marathon, Not a Sprint: John Pollono’s “Stronger” Journey

Four and a half years ago, Boston was under siege when unknown assailants detonated two homemade bombs near the finish line of the Boston...

Director Michael Almereyda on Making “Marjorie Prime”

In this podcast, Alamereyda reflects on memory, technology and the themes of his new film.

Certified Fresh?: A Call to Review Our Review Aggregators

Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic are valuable tools, but they're in need of improvement.

“Groundhog Day” Is “Groundhog Day” Is “Groundhog Day”

Featuring the most creative five minutes on Broadway right now.

Why Nijla Mu’min is a Director to Watch

In this podcast Mu'min discusses her upcoming film Jinn, a Muslim coming-of-age tale.

Goodman to Skip Plays, Just Show Movies for 17-18 Season

Chicago's Goodman Theatre devotes its 2017-2018 season to The Power of Film.
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