Koenker also paints a vivid, detailed picture of a government sincerely attempting to live up to its promise of "the good life" for its citizens.
1913 Massacre is a touching documentary that revisits the tragic events that took place in the copper mining town of Calumet in the northern tip of Michigan on Christmas Eve 1913.
"The Book Thief" is not a happy movie. It's narrated by Death, though he's a trifle friendlier than usually depicted.
I am so thankful for Abel Meeropol's brilliant creation because "Strange Fruit"'s growing power gives me hope. The pen just could be mightier than the sword after all.
Conventional thinkers, hacks and propagandists may seek to perpetrate and perpetuate lone gunman, magic bullet and other cover-ups about assassinations and the like - but the big screen knows better!
In Gerald Horne's new book, "Black Revolutionary: William Patterson and the Globalization of the African American Freedom Struggle," we are privy to William L. Patterson's transformation from well-to-do lawyer to a revolutionary.
Based on a narrative written by Northrup in 1853, the film takes you inside slavery, from the slaves' point of view.
Several stories reflect te author's gnawing awareness of severe class and ethnic disparities in her adopted land.
The Toronto International Film Festival kicked off another 10 day-run of amazing cinema Sept 5-15.
About Stalinism, Lewin strongly makes the point that while Stalin's tenure from the mid 1920s to the early 1950s represented a significant portion of Soviet history it did not represent all of it.