Kasia Anderson / TruthdigOct 16, 2018
Director Alexandria Bombach tells Truthdig how she avoided exploiting her subject's traumatic past in making her new documentary, “On Her Shoulders.” Dig deeper ( 14 Min. Read )
By Amy Goodman and Denis MoynihanJan 28, 2016
The same week a Houston grand jury found no wrongdoing by Planned Parenthood in an abortion-related case, a documentary came out about states' increasing use of Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers laws, which result in the closure of women’s health clinics. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJul 12, 2015
The filmmaker behind the spellbinding, Sundance award-winning documentary out in theaters this month tells KPFK host Joshua Scheer about the moral confusion that prevails in border towns where vigilantes struggle against the violence of drug cartels and the rule of law has vanished. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Natasha Hakimi Zapata / TruthdigJun 23, 2014
"The story revolves around four black kids at a mostly white Ivy League college," director Justin Simien told Amy Goodman in an interview at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. That's the basic premise of Simien's much-awaited debut comedy "Dear White People," a film that promises to do much more than just make you laugh. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Amy Goodman / TruthdigJan 23, 2014
A year after Internet freedom activist Aaron Swartz's suicide at the age of 26, a film about this remarkable young man has premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigApr 11, 2013
The award-winning director and champion of left-wing causes has defended the WikiLeaks founder against two forthcoming films after revealing that he met Assange at his de facto prison in London's Ecuadorean Embassy last week. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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