In 2012 Haifaa al-Mansour wrote and directed Wadja the first movie to be filmed entirely in Saudi Arabia. During filming for Wadja, al-Mansour directed from a van as to not intermix with male members of her crew. With The Perfect Candidate, al-Mansour returns to Saudi Arabia, this time without the van, to focus on the evolving role of women in Saudi Arabian society.
I first heard Kllo at a backyard party in Bed-Stuy.
With all of the free time, people have right now, who could resist?
1 in 4. 1 is someone you know. Yet statistics still feel so hollow sometimes, the faceless numbers easy to contort into some semblance of an argument to overturn one of the most critical cases in this nation’s history.
Onward, Pixar’s beautifully animated new film easily won over an enthusiastic audience during a special screening at AMC Lincoln Square this past Wednesday.
Twin Peaks stormed the stage in Dublin this week with a set sprawling across the band’s albums, eras, and musical genres.
On Tuesday, January 28, Roxane Gay, Marielle Heller, Amber Tamblyn, Elaine Welteroth & Michelle Williams hosted a special New York screening of The Assistant at The Metrograph, an independent movie theater in the Lower East Side.
On Tuesday, January 21, CNN’s Alisyn Camerota hosted a special screening at Soho House in Manhattan of the award-winning film, “Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone if You’re a Girl.” The beautiful film was followed by a Q&A with the director, Carol Dysinger.
On Friday, January 3, Ezra Edelman and Laurie Anderson hosted a special screening, reception, and Q+A with Producer/Director, Nanfu Wang, for One Child Nation at the Tribeca Grill Loft in Manhattan. Producers, Julie Goldman, Carolyn Hepburn, and Christopher Clements were also in attendance.