Director Alexandria Bombach tells Truthdig how she avoided exploiting her subject's traumatic past in making her new documentary, “On Her Shoulders.”
In light of the dust the country music legend has kicked up by playing a benefit concert for Ted Cruz's Democratic Senate challenger, here's a look back at Nelson's in-depth interview on "Scheer Intelligence."
The trailblazing artist tells how she fused feminist sensibilities with production methods in works that were initially written off by male critics and peers—and are now being celebrated in retrospectives and salutes.
In an interview, the defense lawyer of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva contends he is the victim of a political persecution masked in legal processes she calls Lawfare.
Eon McLeary and Manuel Ruiz on 'The Work' Documentary and Mental Health in Prison (Audio and Transcript)
The film follows an innovative group therapy program at Folsom State Prison. It's a rare view into the reality of life for the 2.3 million Americans currently behind bars.
The Wholesale Attack on Brazilian Sovereignty: An Interview With Former Foreign Minister Celso Amorim
One of the world's most respected South American diplomats talks about U.S. involvement in his country's democratic crisis.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer talks with Debra Deanne Olson, granddaughter of Culbert Levy Olson and co-author of a new book about his progressive political life.
The Academy Award-winning screenwriter, producer and activist speaks to Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer about the risky but necessary decision to pause his career in pursuit of LGBT equality.