POSTS TAGGED 'Selma'
Seretse Khama was born into one of the royal families of the then British Protectorate of Bechuanaland (now known as Botswana). Although observed as a king, Khama fought for a democratic state free of British rule. He would go on to accomplish just that, and…READ MORE
Ava DuVernay’s Selma (2014) is a great American film. Gripping, powerful, and tragically relevant. It’s difficult to separate it from recent racially motivated events, but that’s what makes it so important. The fact that what’s portrayed took place five decades ago and that lines can…READ MORE
Another year, another end of year movie list. 2014 was marked by a nice variety of cinematic offerings. From action blockbusters to independents, from foreign work to documentaries, there seemed to be great stuff coming from everywhere this year. While making lists will always be…READ MORE