Neither a “great man” history of Martin Luther King Jr., nor a tale of forgotten underdogs, Selma is about skilled activists building a movement.
To call “Wild” a redemption film is to minimize the wide range of emotions it works with—not to mention the subtlety of Reese Witherspoon’s performance.
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“Two Raging Grannies” is a beautifully shot film that juxtaposes a journey into activism with a profound meditation on aging.
This year’s most popular movies and TV series can be a tool to work your way out of a particularly bad conversation.
A new documentary, "Hollywood Beauty Salon," lets people who struggle with mental illness and addiction tell their own stories in unexpected ways.
All the main characters are played by white people. It doesn't really have to be that way.
Years of Living Dangerously features celebrity correspondents who thoughtfully explore how politics and religion divide people and impede action on this critical issue.
The film never flinches from the complex connections between economic and environmental problems.
They call themselves "nerdfighters"—and they're unlike any movement you've seen before.
The upcoming Academy Awards will recognize some of 2013’s best social justice-themed films. Here are some of our favorite past winners.
Filmmaker Pratibha Parmar's presentation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s life will inspire you.
The new documentary will bring you inside one of the worst manmade disasters of all time in powerful detail.
Last year, climate activist Tim DeChristopher went to jail for bidding $1.7 million (that he didn't have) to save 22,000 acres of public land from corporate extraction.