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REVIEW: Duty Free

by Rebecca M. Alvin As children we naturally depend upon our parents, seeing them as our guides, all-knowing gods...

Q & A with Storm Saulter

David Alan Grier and Dale Elliott in Sprinter. Images Courtesy of FilmRise. The opening event for this first year of the Jamaica on Film festival at...

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

The Movement to Save Lesbian Bars by Steve Desroches TOP IMAGE: Owner of New York...

A Sense of Place: Mischa Richter’s I Am a Town

by Rebecca M. Alvin All Images from Mischa Richter’s I Am a Town © 2019

Reviving Fanny

by Rebecca M. Alvin One of the great strengths of documentary film is its ability...

REVIEW: The Miseducation of Cameron Post

by Rebecca M. Alvin Photo Top: Forrest Goodluck, Sasha Lane, and Chloe Grace Moretz in The Miseducation of Cameron Post, a FilmRise release. Conversion therapy, the...

REVIEW: Us Kids

by Rebecca M. Alvin Photos courtesy of Greenwich Entertainment On February 14, 2018, a distraught...

Beyond Bob Marley

by Steve Desroches Top Image: Still from the Jamaican classic The Harder They Come. If you ask many Americans what they know about Jamaica, chances are...

REVIEW: Yardie

by Rebecca M. Alvin Top Image: Aml Ameen as D. in Yardie (2018). Courtesy of Rialto Pictures/Studiocanal

Mya Taylor: Living the Life

by Rebecca M. Alvin When Sean Baker’s film about two transgender sex workers in Los Angeles, Tangerine, came out in...