ONE is a vital archive, but its focus on citizenship and “rational acceptance” ultimately blocked it from being the safe home for all that it claimed to be.
“Someone should have told Buster that it is difficult to derive laughter from the sight of men being killed in battle.”
Before his daguerreotype, the French inventor Louis Daguerre unveiled a new kind of “virtual reality” on a British stage.
Ten lessons from the past and steps we can take now to educate ourselves and our students about how to be a thoughtful consumer of information.
The very first international TV simulcast was 1967's Our World, which featured performers from around the globe—including the Beatles.
The New York Public Library presented the city with the gift of its own "missing sounds" during the coronavirus crisis.
In “trick films,” women were shown literally exploding over kitchen accidents—the early 1900s way of mining humor out of human tragedies.
In stressful situations, seeking out even more stress can be cathartic.
The award-winning Black gay filmmaker, author, and activist Marlon Riggs left a legacy of protest against racism and homophobia.
German expressionism--imported to Hollywood by Jewish exiles--brought a lasting tradition of shadows, duality, and mirroring to mainstream American cinema.