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Ichikawa frequently courted controversy in his career, [but the] film that incited the most controversy, however, turned out to be the comparatively “innocent” and potentially uplifting official documentary of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. A rare documentary in Ichikawa's filmography, and

On the occasion of the publication of Jeanetta Rich’s BLACK VENUS FLY TRAP, join Rich and Cyrus Simonoff in conversation.

We want to inspire other third culture kids to acknowledge their roots. We want to give the western world a broader perspective on African culture through storytelling and design. — Daily Paper founders Jefferson Osei, Abderrahmane Trabsini, and Hussein Suleiman

When we think about something like Black radicalism—and its historical unfolding and in its varieties—even as women sustain, nurture, envision, and engender those movements, they fall out of the official writing of it, or they’re never the representative figure. And

Drawing again from a rich autobiographical source, Édouard Louis’ adaptation and performance of his text QUI A TUÉ MON PÈRE (WHO KILLED MY FATHER?) is “an attempt to understand the social and political forces which shape and transform the lives

Tennessee Williams and Truman Capote were deeply connected and had many things in common, but a mutual, sustaining friendship—in the warm, loyal, supportive sense—may not have been among them. “Frenemies” avant la lettre, they amused and antagonized one another across

Celebrate Thuso Mbedu’s searing portrayal of Cora Randall in THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD—Barry Jenkins’ bracing television series based on Colson Whitehead’s novel—with a discussion by the creative principals on bringing Cora to life.

On the occasion of the Hammer Museum biennial Made in L.A.—a version, artist, designer, and Semiotext(e) editor Hedi El Kholti will join author Abdellah Taïa for an online reading of their works, followed by “a discussion of their shared experiences

This is an apocalyptic story of the first generation of AIDS activists, who experienced the virus in a way that no subsequent generation would ever have to experience it again. For some, their days, months, and years in ACT UP

Join activist museum director Laura Raicovich—author of the new book CULTURE STRIKE: ART AND MUSEUMS IN AN AGE OF PROTEST—and Aruna D’Souza in conversation. In CULTURE STRIKE, “Raicovich shows how art museums arose as colonial institutions bearing an ideology of neutrality that