July 21, 2017
The plight of migrants trying to reach Europe in desperate journeys across land and sea has been described in countless reportage and...
Reviews
February 24, 2017
The only prospect more enthralling than a last stand is a Hollywoodized version of it. Zulu (1964) portrayed the 1879 battle at Rourke’s...
Reviews
December 11, 2016
The opening shots of Christine Cynn’s Shooting Ourselves encapsulates the jarring visual world of the arms industry. The film begins in a...
Reviews
March 7, 2016
Kamal Aljafari remembers when Jaffa was transformed into civil war-torn Beirut. Under the direction of Menachem Golan, the production team...
Art
January 25, 2016
Today marks five years since the Egyptian people launched the mass movement, galvanized around the occupation of Cairo’s Tahrir Square,...
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October 27, 2015
Beasts of No Nation poses some complicated questions about Hollywood’s treatment of black masculinity. While the movie based on the 2005...
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November 20, 2014
Delfina Foundation in London recently hosted a talk with The Otolith Group, an artist duo comprised of Anjalika Sagar and Kodwo Eshun, and...
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November 6, 2014
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October 26, 2014
When my brother, his partner, and I decided to catch a late night show of Haider , a film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet set in Kashmir...