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More Women Directors “Good for Everyone”

by Kate Daniels, The WIP Director Last July, The WIP published #WomenCallAction: Illuminating the Relevance of Women Directing U.S. Media followed by a Twitter Chat with […]

Arts & Culture, Feminism, Films & Documentaries, Gender Equality, Politics & Democracy, The WIP Editorial, Women Directors

Grey Gardens Restored

by Alexandra Marie Daniels – USA – Little Edie and Big Edie are back on the big screen. A new 2K digital restoration of the 1976 […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries

Documenting the Dark Side of Maternal Mental Health

by Danielle Steer –USA – Suicide is a common postpartum complication. When I first heard that 1 in 7 women suffer from a maternal mental health […]

Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Healthcare, Mental Health, Motherhood, Science & Technology

The Great Invisible Explores Human Cost of Deepwater Horizon Disaster

by Danielle Steer –USA– I recently read that your 20s are a defining decade in regards to a person’s development. As I near the end of […]

Animals & Environment, Arts & Culture, Corporations, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Latin America, Petroleum, Science & Technology, United States

Clark Terry as Hero, Mentor, and Friend: Keep On Keepin’ On

by Alexandra Marie Daniels –USA– I always thought that the most important thing was to play my horn. But later on I had a new dream, […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Music, Teaching & Learning

#WomenCallAction: Illuminating the Relevance of Women Directing U.S. Media

by Rachel Feldman –USA– As a woman director who has been working in Hollywood for 30 years, banging the drum for gender equity behind the camera, […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Feminism, Gender Equality, Media, Sexism, Social Change, United States, Women Directors

On Anniversary of Delhi Gang Rape, Three Works of Art Confront Violence Against Women

by Priti Salian –India– I left the theater shaking, cold, and rather broken. Besides the overarching story of Nirbhaya herself, five other women came forward to […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, India, Sexual Violence, Violence Against Women

Call Me Kuchu – Empowering Uganda’s LGBT Activists

by Alexandra Marie Daniels Arts & Culture Editor When I learned the principal character in the film Call Me Kuchu is the slain human rights activist […]

Activism, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Human Rights, Laws & Legislation, LGBTQ, Uganda

In India, Prime-Time Hindi Soap Operas as a Vehicle for Social Change

by Bhakti Bapat Mathew –India– It is 8 o’clock at night. A family of six – a mother, father, three teenage daughters and a young son […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, India, Social Change

How to Survive a Plague – A Model for Human Rights Social Activism.

by Alexandra Marie Daniels Arts, Culture & Media Editor Although it feels like it is a film from the 1990’s recently stumbled upon and re-discovered high […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, HIV/AIDS, Social Change, Teaching & Learning

Adopting Chinese Daughters: A Conversation on Somewhere Between

by Alexandra Marie Daniels Arts, Culture & Media Editor “I cried” is the first thing I say when I begin my phone conversation with Linda Goldstein […]

Adoption, Arts & Culture, China, Family, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, United States

Meditating on our Global Interconnectedness: A Conversation with Samsara Filmmakers Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson

by Alexandra Marie Daniels Arts, Culture & Media Editor The big picture is that we’ve all been invited here to this planet, life didn’t ask anybody […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Globalization