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Anti-Corruption Crusader Nuhu Ribadu on Corruption and Leadership

by Susan Enuogbope Majekodunmi –USA– Being Nigerian and having many relatives still living there, I keep abreast of political and economic events. Nigeria is blessed with […]

Africa, Corruption, Feature Articles, Interviews, Nigeria, Politics & Democracy, Teaching & Learning

Despite Tensions Tibetans Remain Devoted to Dalai Lama: The Sun Behind the Clouds

by Jessica Mosby –USA– The Chinese have ruled Tibet since 1959. For Tibetan refugees living around the world, the dream of returning to a free Tibet […]

China, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Interviews, Politics & Democracy, Tibet

Climate Refugees: The Human Toll of a Changing Planet

by Jessica Mosby – USA – The world’s weather is changing and millions of people will be displaced. This tragic reality is captured in the new […]

Animals & Environment, Arts & Culture, Climate Change, Energy, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Interviews, Politics & Democracy, Refugees

Interview with Howl film directors Epstein and Friedman: “Allen Ginsberg’s Poetic Prophecy”

by Vera von Kreutzbruck – Germany – Howl, a biopic centered on beatnik Allen Ginsberg’s seminal poem and the resulting obscenity trial, was the most moving […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Film Festivals, Films & Documentaries, Interviews, LGBTQ, Poetry, Politics & Democracy

“Deeply Divided”: Sri Lanka through the Eyes of Adele Barker

by Mandy Van Deven – India – During the year she taught Russian literature at the University of Peradeniya in Kandy, Sri Lanka, Arizona University professor […]

Asia, Books, Feature Articles, Interviews, Politics & Democracy, War & Conflict

If There is Something to Desire:Interview with Russian Poet Vera Pavlova

by Anna Clark – USA – Why is the word yes so brief? It should be the longest, the hardest, so that you could not decide […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Interviews, Language, Poetry, Russia

Proceed and Be Bold: Director Laura Zinger and Subject Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. on Art, Life, and Independent Filmmaking

by Jessica Mosby – USA – Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. is living the dream. After discovering his love of letterpress, Kennedy left his comfortable corporate job […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Interviews, San Francisco, United States

Tapestries of Hope: Director Michealene Cristini Risley on the Tenacity and Optimism of Zimbabwe’s Rape Survivors

by Jessica Mosby – USA – The most striking element of the new documentary Tapestries of Hope is not the hell that the young rape survivors […]

Africa, Arts & Culture, Children's Rights, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, HIV/AIDS, Interviews, Rape, Women's Rights, Zimbabwe

Coming of Age in 1960s London: Interview with An Education’s Director Lone Scherfig

by Jessica Mosby – USA – Post-war London is at its most enchanting in director Lone Scherfig’s new film, An Education. Nick Hornby’s clever screenplay, Scherfig’s […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Interviews, United Kingdom

Crude: The Real Price of Oil – An Interview with Director Joe Berlinger

by Jessica Mosby – USA – Crude: The Real Price of Oil is outright sickening. Huge crude oil pits dot the landscape, natural waterways are so […]

Americas, Animals & Environment, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Interviews, Latin America, Petroleum, Pollution

From Denmark with Love:An Interview with Filmmaker Janus Metz

by Brittany Shoot – Denmark – Migrant communities in Denmark are a subject fraught with debate. As South Asian women increasingly immigrate to Scandinavia, stricter laws […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Immigration, Interviews, Marriage, Sex Trafficking, Thailand

Interview with Polish Director Andrzej Wajda: An Elegy for Poland’s Painful Past

by Vera von Kreutzbruck – Germany – Andrzej Wajda was 13 years old when World War II broke out. Together with his mother he lived most […]

Arts & Culture, Europe, Feature Articles, Film Festivals, Films & Documentaries, Interviews, Politics & Democracy, The World, World War II