film

Hugo Lucitante pilots a boat on the Ecuadorian Amazon, on the land of the Cofan people, which is threatened by oil extraction. (Photo courtesy Oil and Water)

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Local documentary, “Oil & Water,” tells the story of an Ecuadorean tribe endangered by global warming and oil extraction, an ambassador from that tribe in Seattle and his friendship with a man who helps certify oil companies as environmentally friendly.

A rickshaw painted by Bobby Solanki depicts a classic Bollywood scene featuring Amitabh Buchchan and Rekha. (Photo from Flickr by Meena Kadri)

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From Facebook groups to festivals, dance parties to college courses, our region enthusiastically celebrates the global powerhouse that is Bollywood, the Indian film industry.

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Meet the Syrian college student who helped lead the revolution from her laptop in Chicago.

Dede Adhanom's son King holding family photo in a still from "Unified Struggle." (Courtesy of Guerrilla Films)

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Dede Adhanom's son King holding family photo in a still from "Unified Struggle." (Courtesy of Guerrilla Films) Giday “Dede” Adhanom is a mother of...

Still from "Purgatorio: A Journey Into the Heart of the Border"

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“Latin America is the region of open veins. Everything from the discovery until our times has always been transmuted into European — or later,...