Washington Square News

‘Retrieval’ finds own place in realm of slave narrative films

‘Retrieval’ finds own place in realm of slave narrative films

April 2, 2014


Filed under Arts

With the popularity and success of films like “Django Unchained” and “12 Years a Slave,” the slave narrative seems to be a popular trope of recent cinema. While combining elements of the slave narrative with those of a Western, “The Retrieval” finds its own voice, clearly distinguishing its...

Harry’s Take: Justice required for Sri Lankan war crimes

Harry’s Take: Justice required for Sri Lankan war crimes

February 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Four years after defeating the Tamil Tigers, the Sri Lankan government and its leader, President Mahinda Rajapaksa, have been enjoying a surge in GDP growth and real incomes in a new era of peace. However, a new report released by the Public Interest Advocacy Center has accused the Sri Lankan sec...