In her directorial debut, Afia Nathaniel brings the reality of Pakistan's child bride crisis to American audiences.
Can something as simple as watching movies—and empathizing with fictional characters—help generate more compassion and understanding in the real world?
In "This Changes Everything," Naomi Klein lays out how industry interests are opposed to those of ordinary people—a point climate activists have had trouble communicating and been reluctant to fully embrace.
I interviewed the filmmakers of the new blockbuster "No Escape" to see if they think their movie is racist. Spoiler alert: They don't.
Jason Segel steers away from his usual funny guy persona in "The End of the Tour," and plays the late "Infinite Jest" author David Foster Wallace.
"The Tribe" has no spoken dialogue at all—viewers must search for meaning through body language and emotion. This is why it works.
“Two Raging Grannies” is a beautifully shot film that juxtaposes a journey into activism with a profound meditation on aging.
The Comedy Central show allows millennials of a specific demographic—and even those outside of it—to laugh at the situation the 1 percent has handed them.
This year’s most popular movies and TV series can be a tool to work your way out of a particularly bad conversation.
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.
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.