Tag: activism

Documentary as a transmission medium
(Spaces of Exception)

The new documentary Spaces of Exception draws parallels between the experiences of oppression and resistance in Native American reservations and Palestinian refugee camps.

Sugar: The sweetest poison?
(Sugar Coated / Sugar Blues)

Should sugar be regarded as a toxin equal to that of tobacco? Two documentaries focus on the sweet drug's damaging effects and on the sugar industry's attempt to trivialise them.

More guns?

At one point in my life I considered buying a handgun.

Sexism and racism, hand in hand
(The Rape of Recy Taylor)

A timely documentary about the horrific rape and compelling bravery of Recy Taylor.