Afghan Star

The Best Independent / International Films of 2009 | 7 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

Looking for something far off the well-beaten mainstream path? Well, step on over to some savory world and outsider independent cinema. It's here where the risks, the experimentation, and the true art lives.


Afghan Star | 12 Apr 2010 // 3:59 PM

Havana Marking's profound documentary explains why there is much more at stake than celebrity on Afghan Star.

Afghan Star | 24 Jun 2009 // 11:00 PM

Afghan Star explores this American Idol-like show's effects on singers, producers, and thrilled fans -- not to mention those who reject it as one more sign of debasing Western influence.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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