The director’s Palme d’Or-winning Dheepan is yet another film that challenges the conventions of both art-house and mainstream cinema.
In advance of his appearance at the Chicago Humanities Festival, the writer speaks about travel and his recently released essay collection Far and Away: Reporting From the Brink of Change
Ousmane Sembene’s Burkina Faso drama “Moolaade” and Beate Arnestad’s Sri Lankan documentary “My Daughter the Terrorist” screen Tuesday 3/9 in the College of DuPage’s Women’s Rights Day Film Festival.
Doctors Without Borders lists the “most underreported” humanitarian stories of the past year.
A young Indian writer decides to adopt a Sri Lankan baby, but because the law prohibits single men from adopting, he also proposes marriage to a beautiful young woman from his village. Nine years later the couple decide to tell their adopted daughter the truth about her past, and the girl and her father journey […]