A movie that just misses the mark, failing to shed new light on a well-known story or point to contemporary issues.
Readers’ feedback on Ukraine, The Woman King and other topics.
A gloriously textured portrait of the West African kingdom of Dahomey in the early 1820s, scandalously shut out by the Academy.
A film following two mourning fathers on their journey to raise their children as single parents while working to build a movement.
“Summer of Soul” captures the Black music and political spirit of concert-goers in an era of protest against racism and the Vietnam war.
As a Black woman who faced trauma from childhood on, Franklin fought back through her activism and her music.
This PBS documentary highlights the racism and the resistance.
A vital film that leaves the viewer wanting to know more about the extraordinary life of revolutionary Fred Hampton and the Black Panther Party.
The Netflix movie Kiss the Ground reveals a soil-based strategy to help with global regeneration. Worth seeing!
“Planet” boldly exposes that corporations profit from green campaigns and discusses real problems. But eco-socialist ideas are missing.