In êmîcêtôcêt: Many Bloodlines, a Cree filmmaker and her white partner document their pregnancy and journey to parenthood. From the search for an Indigenous donor and midwife to their concerns about raising a child as an interracial queer couple, the joy of having a child together gives them the courage to overcome any obstacle.
Although the exiled political dissident Ai Weiwei initially gained fame throughout the art world for a number of striking photographs and sculptures that take aim at his home country’s government, and while he has a background in making short experimental videos that are viewable in galleries and museums, in recent years the Chinese artist has […]
As dusk fades and another night without electricity falls, Kinshasa’s neighborhoods reveal an unstable environment of violence, political conflict and uncertainty over the building of the Grand Inga 3 hydroelectric dam, which promises one day to bring a permanent source of energy to the Congo.
Myths are woven to try to understand how a small town copes with the devastation and trauma of a natural disaster.
In Korean patriarchal society, what does divorce mean to women? Is a fatherless family a failure? In order to find the answer to these questions, a single mother and her daughter start a conversation.
Like so many Syrians, Andriy Suleyman was forced to leave his home country as a result of an ongoing civil war that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives since 2011. The twenty-year-old man, born to a Kurdish father and a Ukrainian mother, is the subject of Alina Gorlova’s devastatingly beautiful This Rain Will Never […]
This is the Way We Rise is an exploration into the creative process, following Native Hawaiian slam poet Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio as her calling to protect sacred sites atop Maunakea, Hawai`i reinvigorates her art.
The ominous title of French cineaste Eléonore Weber’s latest film refers to the fact that the delineation between day and night becomes irrelevant in an age when the world’s most powerful, technologically sophisticated militaries can use long-range infrared cameras to target suspected threats at any hour. Although nocturnal combat and other offensive operations have been […]
Directed, fittingly, by not one but three filmmakers (Aideen Kane, Lucy Kennedy, Maeve O’Boyle), The 8th documents the collective efforts of women’s rights activists to repeal a longstanding ban on abortion in Ireland. Although referred to at one point in the film as a “young people’s movement,” reproductive rights have been a contested terrain in […]
Most Americans are in the dark when it comes to the cultural and political histories of Sudan. Indeed, the African country’s cinematic output — especially that which was produced and theatrically released both before and during the tumultuous Omar al-Bashir presidency (1989-2019) — is virtually unknown to stateside audiences. It is fitting, therefore, that Sudanese […]