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The Horrors of ICE’s “Trans Pod”

Source:  The Atlantic “I decided to come to the U.S. to save my life,” says Luz, a transgender woman from Honduras, in Sylvia Johnson’s short documentary "Luz’s Story." Luz entered the United States via an official port of entry and asked for protection through...

“Slay the Dragon” is the most important political film of the year

Source:  Variety “Slay the Dragon” is the most important political film of the year, and it may prove to be one of the key political films of the decade. It’s a documentary about gerrymandering, and offhand it would be hard to think of a subject less sexy — or a...

Watch “Border Business: Inside Immigration”

Source:  CBS News Migrants trekking from Central America to the U.S. border have made a lot of headlines in recent years, but their journey wouldn't be possible without many other people along that path whose stories get little attention. Human smugglers, restaurant...

Watch the trailer for Steve Bannon documentary “The Brink”

Source:  Axios After Steve Bannon left the White House in 2017, he tried to turn his bombastic nationalism into a global movement and let progressive documentarian Alison Klayman follow him for more than a year — from Arizona to Italy, Texas to France. The result is...

A new documentary asks the question: “What Is Democracy?”

Source:  The New Yorker In its first five minutes, “What Is Democracy?,” a new documentary by writer, organizer, and filmmaker Astra Taylor, provides more possible answers to her titular question than most English-language media does in a year. Then, with the help of...

A Visitor’s Guide to America’s Big Border Wall

Source:  The Atlantic As the border between the United States and Mexico began to figure more and more prominently in the news cycle, filmmaker David Freid noticed a consistent blind spot. No one, it seemed, was talking to the people who actually lived there. Fried...

“The Clinton Affair” premieres Sunday night on A&E

Source:  USA Today With "The Clinton Affair," Monica Lewinsky is ready to revisit the 1998 sex scandal that nearly unraveled Bill Clinton's presidency, and she hopes by doing so she can retire the term "Lewinsky scandal" once and for all. "I think 20 years is enough...