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Films That Inspired Social Change
May 30, 2023
From Brokeback Mountain to Bambi, these 11 films have turned their stories from awareness and education into movements of social…
On The Divide rePRO Film Fest
August 17, 2021
Leah Galant and Maya Cueva's first feature, On The Divide, part of the rePRO Film Fest, examines the only abortion…
Makareta Missy Mata Campfire Maori
July 22, 2021
Māori filmmakers and co-directors Ainsley Gardiner and Briar Grace-Smith share how they finally made COUSINS after a twenty-year struggle.
Avatar the Last Airbender Netflix Bryan Konietzko Michael Dante Di Martino
August 16, 2020
Avatar: The Last Airbender creators Michael Dante Di Martino and Bryan Konietzko announce their departure from the Netflix adaptation. Here's…
Jamie Foxx Ariel Schulman Henry Joost Project Power
August 13, 2020
Project Power directors Ariel 'Rel' Schulman and Henry Joost on how science and animals shaped their Jamie Foxx-starring super power…
Karen Maine Yes, God, Yes Directorial Debut
July 29, 2020
Karen Maine on the inspiration for her coming-of-age film, Yes, God, Yes, and her experiences directing for the first time.
POC Characters Recast Mike Henry
July 9, 2020
Animated movies and series has been mis-casting POC characters for years. Here are some animated series that are recasting white…
Spike Lee 4 Little Girls Documentary Reopens FBI Case
June 26, 2020
Spike Lee told the story of how his HBO Documentary, 4 Little Girls, caused a 37-year old FBI case to…
The Last Days of American Crime Netflix Rotten Tomatoes
June 11, 2020
The newest Netflix crime noir original, The Last Days of American Crime, earns 0% on Rotten Tomatoes, but to filmmakers,…