Here, DigBoston writers Jesse Schwartz and Nina Corcoran
describe their reactions to her powerful film.
It’s disturbing even by Westboro standards. Westboro standards. Now there’s an oxymoron for ya. Continue reading
I praise the lord as someone in the Chinese government finally addresses one of the worst things about our culture: The Chinese are among the most obnoxious tourists on the planet. Continue reading
As an acclaimed figure in independent Middle-Eastern cinema, UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations, and one of the few people who can really pull off the suit-jacket and jeans combo, Egypt’s Khaled Abol Naga is less of a real person and more like a game of Dream Date MadLibs brought to life. The Brattle Theater will be screening the New England premier of Naga’s latest, Ahmad Abdalla’s MICROPHONE, in which Naga plays a well-heeled prodigal that returns home to Alexandria to find it a city he barely recognizes in a country on the verge of revolution. Skateboarding ensues.
[Sat 6.18.11. 40 Brattle St., Harvard Sq., Cambridge. 617.876.6837. 3pm/$10/$8 students. brattlefilm.org]