The documentary “Flying Paper” offers “a story that isn’t just about their suffering. There’s life, culture, community, love,” says one of the directors.
He thumbed his nose at false notions of beauty and perfection.
“Movies record human nature in a better way than any other art form,” he told me in an interview ten years ago.
My guests this week are Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick, who brought you "The Untold History of the United States."
Danny Glover, Oliver Stone, Sean Penn, and Michael Moore pay their respects.
With liberal propagandists like this, who needs reactionaries?
“Django” doesn’t contain solutions to the problem of how we represent this shameful period in American’s past as much as it poses a question: Can a story about slavery also be a story about style?
Each of the doctors has paid a price.
And the winners are … “Promised Land” and “No” for best picture. Best Actor goes to …
David Clennon and others denounced the film’s “despicable message.”
Was the Congressional debate over the 13th Amendment the best focus for a film entitled “Lincoln”?
It assumes that the end justifies the means, and it treats torture as a thing of the past.
Anti-slavery movies, along with films celebrating revolution, the Enlightenment, and the fight against AIDS have all been nominated.