Rachel Segal Hamilton

Film

Meet the Gay Muslim Filmmaker Who Secretly Filmed His Pilgrimage to Mecca

Indian-born filmmaker and LGBT activist Parvez Sharma's new documentary A Sinner in Mecca is a rare glimpse at a gay man's journey to Saudi Arabia.
Rachel Segal Hamilton
6.30.15
Photo

The Middle East’s First All-Female Photo Collective Makes Some Incredible Images

We talked to two photographers from the Rawiya collective about Western misconceptions and the challenges of working as a female photographer in Egypt and elsewhere.
Rachel Segal Hamilton
4.20.15
Film

We Spoke to the Directors of 'Catch Me Daddy,' a Thrilling New British Indie Movie

A nightmarish, drug-fueled, modern twist on the western, the film tells the story of an attempted honor killing on the Yorkshire Moors.
Rachel Segal Hamilton
2.26.15
Photo

The Century-Old Photos That Exposed the Evils of Colonialism in Africa

Alice Seeley Harris's images are still shocking today.
Rachel Segal Hamilton
2.11.15
Film

'Concerning Violence' Is a New Meditation on Africa's Struggle for Freedom

We talked to Göran Hugo Olsson, the director of the new documentary—narrated by Lauryn Hill—that brings Frantz Fanon's thinking to the big screen.
Rachel Segal Hamilton
11.24.14
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Science or Art: Which Can Tell You More About Your Sex Life?

A new exhibition at the UK's Wellcome Collection juxtaposes the research of sexologists with X-rated art in order to ask if science or art has more to say about the beast with two backs.
Rachel Segal Hamilton
11.17.14
Photo

Laia Abril's Thinspiration Photos Are Unbearable

For her fanzine, the photographer examined how eating disorders make people self-destruct.
Rachel Segal Hamilton
9.13.14