'The Farewell' Captures the Chinese-American Experience in a Way I Never Thought I'd See on Screen
Going to China as a second-generation Chinese American is a deeply personal and overwhelming experience—and this movie evokes it beautifully.
Can a Tribute Album to a Fallen Artist Help Us Heal?
Reflections on suicide, survival, and the new tribute album to Scott Hutchison.
A Code of Conduct for How Media Should Interview Trauma Survivors
Reflections from a trauma specialist and survivor.
Why Can't Reality TV Stop Stereotyping Black Women?
Even when reality TV's dating franchises include dark-skinned black women, too often these shows end up reinforcing false and harmful stereotypes.
'Midsommar' Offers a Vision of What Awaits Us After Society Collapses
Ari Aster isn't a political filmmaker—but his films are all the more disturbing when considered as previews of what could emerge after a political or climatic breakdown.
In 'The Dead Don't Die,' the Real Monster Isn't Climate Change—It's Our Own Passivity
Jim Jarmusch's new movie is an accusation aimed at his audience.
Thirty Years After Tiananmen Square, Hong Kong Artist Perry Dino Is Chronicling His City's Struggle for Democracy
Perry Dino is capturing Hong Kong's demonstrations against the mainland in a series of unique and powerful paintings.
How to Make It Big in Hip-Hop When Your City Pretends You Don't Exist
Young artists are finding creative ways to carve a space in Portland's lively—if fractious and often ignored—hip-hop scene.
'We Need to Keep Our Language Alive': Inside a Uyghur Bookshop in Istanbul
Far from the reach of the Chinese government, Uyghur booksellers are protecting their language from being erased.