Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer discusses the American artist with the director of a film titled “Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat."
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.
The filmmaker [pictured] won the nomination for "Strong Island," the tragic tale of the shooting death of his older brother.
A growing number are distancing themselves from the 82-year-old filmmaker, heightening questions about his future in a Hollywood newly sensitive to sexual misconduct.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer sits down with director Bryan Buckley, whose latest film portrays Canadian journalist Jay Bahadur's experience in living with Somali pirates and reporting on their lives. [Transcript added.]