With those who directly experienced the events dwindling in number, films about the Holocaust must now grapple with what “Never forget” truly means.
While narratives depicting the Holocaust present fixed versions of events, testimonial films tend to be more open-ended, and pose more profound questions.
Since cameras were first pointed at the concentration camps, filmmakers have faced challenges in how to respectfully and meaningfully depict atrocity.
Summer of Soul, Questlove’s directorial debut, seeks to resurrect the memory of the Harlem Cultural Festival, a vital touchstone of Black music.
Cinema’s thorny depictions of Israeli military action reflects the swift shift in Jewish identity around questions of oppression.
For all its bluntness, Exterminate All the Brutes never once utters the words “rape” or “capitalism.”
A small coin dated 1808 led archaeologists to identify the area as the former site of the plantation where Tubman lived before escaping enslavement in 1849.
The god of love and desire has fascinated and inspired artists since antiquity.
The World to Come distinguishes itself from the recent spate of historical queer romances with poetic dialogue and a dreamy tone.
The Twentieth Century is a surreal, irreverent anti-biopic of Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King.
We do not need to physically preserve these objects to preserve history. The Toppled Monuments Archive seeks to reroute the impulse to preserve these objects altogether.
The British Library uploaded 3-D scans of its collection of celestial and terrestrial globes.