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Goodbye Blaxploitation, Hello LA Rebellion

Goodbye Blaxploitation, Hello LA Rebellion

By Jessica Xing, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

In the 1960s, black student filmmakers at UCLA created a set of films now referred to as the LA Rebellion.

Liv Ullmann Remembers Ingmar Bergman at Film Forum

Liv Ullmann Remembers Ingmar Bergman at Film Forum

By Jessica Xing

March 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

In honor of Bergman’s upcoming cenential, Film Forum is showing over 30 of Bergman’s films, which included a special visit from actress and muse Liv Ullmann.

Meet ‘The Young Karl Marx’

Meet ‘The Young Karl Marx’

By Jessica Xing, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

“The Young Karl Marx” is a new film following the controversial figure behind "The Communist Manifesto" and Marxism.

‘One Drop’ and the Politics of Passing

‘One Drop’ and the Politics of Passing

By Jessica Xing, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Andrea J. Fulton's "One Drop" explores ancestry, family and the politics that surround them.

Evolving Perspective of War Films

Evolving Perspective of War Films

By Jessica Xing, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

War movies have been an essential part of representing the masses and the emotions they feel. From "The Deer Hunter" to "Dunkirk," war movies continue to express the consequences of political conflict.

Tisch Seniors Spill the ‘Tea’

Tisch Seniors Spill the ‘Tea’

By Jessica Xing, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

Tisch seniors Angie Jones and Ton Do-Nguyen host "Chamomile Tea," a podcast dealing with race, culture, life and love.