I was a guest on four episodes of Film Comment’s Sundance 2019 podcast series
Parallel histories: Garrett Bradley’s remarkable short interrogates representations of early Black filmmakers
Love in dark times: The Nightingale director on bringing together distinct (but connected) narratives of gendered and racist violence
Astral traveling: The spirit of Afro-futurism is beautifully embodied in the all-star collective The Ummah Chroma’s short film
Reaching out: in Cam and People’s Republic of Desire bodies are monetized, but at what cost?
AsianCrush aims to be the “one-stop portal for Asian entertainment”—a lofty ambition that seems to necessitate a Netflix-esque emphasis on breadth over focus.
Sixth sense: an outsider learns to search within in Ali Abbasi’s emotionally grounded work of fantasy
In this audio story, Devika Girish demystifies everything you need to know about India’s most popular film industry: its name, its history, and the “secret sauce” that makes it special.
Manjule is something of a modern-day pioneer, as a Dalit director making unabashedly caste-centric films that have acquired both critical and commercial acclaim.
Since ending his seven-year stint on The Walking Dead, Steven Yeun has established himself as a rising film actor with a fearless, adaptive talent…