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The Avengers who survived, two films about women young and old and a look ahead to DOXA
Avengers Endgame is poised to be quite possibly the biggest film of the year. So massive has been the anticipation and the pre-opening ticket sales. How is it? I caught it last night, so read on....
Apr 26th, 2019
From Kitsilano to Kenya: a Somali fears persecution after Al-Shabaab attack
Al-Shabaab has killed more than 400 people on Kenyan soil, often citing Kenya’s “unspeakable atrocities” against ethnic Somalis and East African Muslims as the reason for their brutal retaliation.
Apr 9th, 2015
International Women's Day: Wangari Maathai's story goes on through Wangari Maathai Day
As International Women's Day approaches, the African Union has announced that March 3rd, Africa Environment Day, will "henceforth be conjunction with remembering Prof. Wangari Maathai." Calling...
Linda Solomon Wood
Jan 29th, 2008
Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen’s most entertaining film in years. Also X-Men, Beijing Taxi, Orgasm Inc. and fun with exploitation pictures
Owen Wilson acts out Woody Allen’s words and artistic fantasies in Midnight in Paris. (read more)
Jun 3rd, 2011
On the frontlines of the fight against female genital mutilation
Although political mood is beginning to change, it is not that often we hear about the subject of female genital mutilation (FGM) in any great depth. Most people in the West believe that female...
Jul 12th, 2010