In the documentary “What is Democracy?”, filmmaker Astra Taylor explores the meaning and challenges of our political system. She talks to thinkers such as Cornel West and Wendy Brown as well as average
The answer to the question “Who’s afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?” is establishment Democrats in Congress, apparently. A recent Politicoreport says that fellow House members are worried she will “unleash
An all-nighter spent skimming Plato’s “Republic” would be a less hurried undertaking than “What Is Democracy?,” a hugely ambitious documentary from the Canadian director Astra Taylor (“Zizek!”). Like itself,
“Surviving R. Kelly,” the six-part documentary about the R&B singer Robert Kelly, who has faced accusations of child and sexual abuse for decades, underscores the theme of accountability — not just of
The future of the untouchables' struggle lies in international solidarity and collective work. Being a Dalit means being in permanent isolation, stuck in the dark chambers of one's uncharted fears. The
Dennis Quaid to sing in new documentary about political censorship: 'Our whole culture has become intolerant'
Dennis Quaid is set to sing in a new docudrama about freedom of speech and political censorship. The 64-year-old actor, who released his first-ever studio album with his band The Sharks last month, will