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Articles tagged documentary, the linguists, david harrison, gregory anderson, noam chomsky, language, bolivia, siberia, china, digital video,

Wednesday, June 24 2009

Mamer: Eagle

Mamer demystifies the experience of Chinese Central Asian music and keeps the beauty of the sound.


Thursday, May 7 2009

China’s Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province

At once intimate and devastating, China's Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province insists on tight framing of grieving faces.


Monday, April 20 2009

The Linguists

The young linguists here are charismatic, earnestly outgoing and even voracious when it comes to their life's work.


Thursday, April 9 2009

Taboo removal: In China, tattoos make a comeback


Wednesday, March 25 2009

China blocks YouTube videos


Monday, March 16 2009

Death on a Factory Farm

In exposing animal cruelty, Death on a Factory Farm inspires your outrage, a first step toward changing weak laws.


Thursday, January 8 2009

Guerrilla Patton

Soderbergh's supersized retelling of the Che Guevara legend is an uncomfortable mix of war procedural and unabashed hero worship; ingenious but flawed.


Monday, December 8 2008

In Prison My Whole Life

In Prison My Whole Life works through the contexts and details of Mumia Abu Jamal's experience, connecting it to other moments in recent American history.


POV: Campaign (Senkyo) (Reviews) [29.Jul.08]
Sa Dingding: Alive (Reviews) [27.Jul.08]
Full Battle Rattle (Reviews) [9.Jul.08]
Brand New China by Jing Wang (Reviews) [4.Mar.08]
Lake of Fire (Reviews) [7.Jan.08]
War/Dance (Reviews) [11.Dec.07]
Oswalds Ghost (Reviews) [30.Nov.07]
My Kid Could Paint That (Reviews) [10.Oct.07]
Various: Add to Friends (Capsule Reviews) [4.Oct.07]
Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) (Reviews) [25.Aug.07]
Fading to Grey: Noam Chomsky (Columns) [23.Aug.07]
Summercamp! (Reviews) [14.Aug.07]
Peony in Love: A Novel by Lisa See (Capsule Reviews) [2.Aug.07]
A People’s Historian (Features) [8.Jul.07]
Sicko (2007) (Reviews) [29.Jun.07]
Short Cuts - In Theaters: SiCKO (Short Ends and Leader) [26.Jun.07]
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