Editor's note: Village Voice media film critic Karina Longworth is currently at the Toronto Film Festival, from where she'll be writing regular blog posts. This is her second in the series. The best, most daring and form-defying documentaries in the world right now are being funded by the Danish Fi ... More >>
Chess comes with almost as many stereotypes (the nerd, the genius, the poorly adjusted savant) and cliches (the pawn, checkmate, knights and chivalry) as it does pieces. But director Rod Lansberry isn't interested in any of them. Tomorrow, he and the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will ... More >>
When most people envision the future, they probably think about the awesome products we'll have to make our lives easier, but author Greg Lindsay is more concerned about how those products get to us. It's no secret most manufacturing has moved overseas, and with that move, a global economy ha ... More >>
Miles O'Brien. Miles O'Brien, who left CNN late last year, will reemerge in the coming months on Public Broadcasting System stations from coast to coast. His first project: a documentary series tentatively titled Blueprint America: A Tale of Three Cities -- one of which is Denver. The docs promise ... More >>
For author Franklin Foer, the world is one big soccer ball.
A populist leader's triumph in Venezuela is caught on film.
From the week of November 28, 2002
From the week of April 25, 2002