The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

A short but very telling footage of J.Edgar Hoover being interviewed with regard to the Black Panthers captures him saying, “justice is merely incidental to law and order.” This attitude, which arguably prevailed among many American law and order officials at the time, succinctly underscores the difference between what the Black Panthers wanted to say…

Berlin and Beyond: Audre Lorde – The Berlin Years (2012)

Dagmar Schultz’s witty, engaging, humorous, and loving documentary on Audre Lorde felt both timely and nostalgic at the same time. Timely, because it reminded me of the fragility of the feminist movement and the current attempts by many American politicians to undermine it. Timely because of the ongoing conversations and debates about immigration in Europe…