(L to R) Hannah Gold and Isabella Sazak.

I AM NOT MY MOTHERLAND (Orbiter 3): A different kind of interactive theater

Encourages its audience to pay attention, and compels us into conversation afterward.

Amir Randall is Trayvon Martin in THE BALLAD OF TRAYVON MARTIN at New Freedom Theatre. Photo by ethimofoto.net

THE BALLAD OF TRAYVON MARTIN (New Freedom): When a play makes you feel something

New Freedom Theatre’s latest teaches us that anger is a valid reaction to any play that depicts racial injustice.

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Dear White People: TWO TRAINS RUNNING is not a play about race

A critic evaluating TWO TRAINS RUNNING is not an anthropologist studying another culture through their artifacts.

(From left to right) Heather Owens, Lu Bevins, Eli Bevins and Kevin Carpenter, receiving the Jury Award for My Dear Arthur.

Two Tickets to Cannes: Twin Philly filmmakers Eli and Lu Bevins talk about their France-bound short

An absence of opportunity is a window for growth: Interview with filmmakers Eli and Lu Bevins

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The Taliban Shuffle, WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT, and other wartime dance crazes: Interview with writer Kim Barker

The NYTimes reporter behind Tina Fey’s new movie talks to Phindie about her work.

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This weekend in film: Philly at the movies

In case you haven’t heard, it’s Oscars season. And with just 3 days left till the airing of the 88th Academy Awards, people all over the US will be splitting…

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#OscarsSoBlack: African American nominees the Oscar judges missed

In honor of this year’s #BoycottTheOscars movement, here is a list of African Americans who did an outstanding job in various film categories throughout the years.