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The Story Behind ‘Gun Hill Road’

Aug 12, 2011
Writer-director Rashaad Ernesto Green tells us about why he set his film "Gun Hill Road" in the Bronx, finding a transgender actress to play the teen, how anyone who has ever been a teenager should be able to identify with the film, and the power of art.Writer-director Rashaad Ernesto Green tells us about his new film, "Gun Hill Road," starring Esai Morales as the father of a transgender teenager.

Live Chat: Chris Hedges on Global Warming

Jul 21, 2010
If you missed our inaugural Q&A session with author and Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges in which he discussed with readers his latest column, "Calling All Future-Eaters," or you just want to relive the excitement, you can read the full transcript here.