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4.19.19

'Girls of the Sun' Is an Homage to Kurdish Women Fighters

Eva Husson's new film attempts to depict the harrowing mission of real-life Kurdish women held captive by ISIS, escaped, and fought to free their loved ones.

4.16.19

In 'Guava Island,' Donald Glover Paints Death Into Music

Donald Glover's musical drama about a singing martyr invokes sentiments around loss in communities of color, akin to Nipsey Hussle's recent passing.

4.11.19

'Native Son' Star Kiki Layne Just Wants Black Women to Be Seen

“We're seeing white actresses doing all these things and booking back to back amazing roles. But even though I haven’t seen that with someone like me, it doesn’t mean it’s not possible. It’s possible.”

4.5.19

The 'Amazing Grace' of Aretha Franklin

After being buried for over 40 years, footage of Aretha Franklin’s iconic church performance, which would become one of the highest-selling gospel albums in history, finally comes to light.

4.1.19

Taylor Schilling's 'Family' Is A Heartfelt Look At Workaholism

In theaters April 19, Taylor Schilling stars as an alpha female whose ambition doesn't leave room for vulnerability.

3.11.19

Here It Is, the Extremely Bonkers Musical Number That Got Cut from 'Vice'

It's just as bizarre as you'd expect.

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3.8.19

Bollywood’s First Lesbian Rom-Com Is Bringing Queer Love to Indian Cinema

The mother of a gay child, Shelly Chopra Dhar, and Gazal Dhaliwal, a trans woman, co-wrote the script for a groundbreaking new movie in India in the hopes of getting through to parents of LGBTQ children.

3.6.19

Kathleen Collins’ ‘Losing Ground’ Is a Rare, Revolutionary Gem

The 1982 film about the inner workings of Black lives resists fetishization or absolution—and it is a breath of fresh air.

2.15.19

Netflix's 'The Umbrella Academy' Is Wonderful and Weird

The adaptation of the comic written by Gerard Way is "a ten hour movie," inspired, in part, by Wes Anderson.

2.11.19

'Bend it Like Beckham' Is the Gayest Love Story Never Told

While "Bend it Like Beckham" is often mistaken for a coming-of-age story about soccer player best friends, many of us saw our own baby queer desires in Jess and Jules' relationship.

2.7.19

How Dr. Ruth Brought Radical Sexual Politics Out of the Shadows

Director Ryan White talks to Broadly about his new documentary on Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the legendary educator who took sex out of the bedroom and onto the dinner table.

2.1.19

Filmmakers Speak Out On the Reality of Sundance's Inclusion Efforts

“I’ve been in rooms where I hear people talk about needing more people of color and not knowing where to look. If you just turn around and ask me, I could roll off forty, fifty names."

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