Laurie Ouellette places the show COPS within a historical and cultural context of reality media that participates in racialized police violence.
Patricia R. Zimmermann and Caren Kaplan explore the “coronavirus drone” genre.
Girish Shambu on how film culture might rethink film evaluation to raise the visibility and value of films made by women.
Jason Fox reflects on documentary, inspired by Eileen Myles’ analogy between poems and parties.
Erika Balsom on the shifting landscape of women’s film criticism and the battles that remain ahead.
Chris Cagle on Kanopy and the uneven nature of the streaming landscape today.
Meheli Sen, Nilanjana Bhattacharjya, Monika Mehta, and Anupama Kapse on the Netflix Bollywood anthology film Lust Stories.
Maggie Hennefeld on Sacha Baron Cohen’s mockumentary series, and political satire in the age of post-truth politics.
Girish Shambu asks: “What will it take to break the stranglehold of male domination in filmmaking?”
Racquel Gates and Kristen J. Warner are colleagues and soul twins who enjoy applying their expertise in race and media to popular culture debates. One such conversation arose —inevitably—around the release of Marvel’s Black Panther directed by Ryan Coogler.