Diana Clarke

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  • 3 hours ago | Film and TV

    It's so difficult for political art to be good art; hard ideologies don't always translate well to a medium whose purpose it is to trouble assumptions and reveal what's weird, tender, and worthy of empathy. But if the personal is political, the pl...

  • Felt opens with sound: saliva clacking against mucus membranes, a closing throat. Amy (Amy Everson) is crying. The camera, invading her personal space, invites the viewer to do the same. Women, if visible, are expected to be beautiful even...

  • 7 days ago | Film and TV

    Felt opens with sound: saliva clacking against mucus membranes, a closing throat. Amy (Amy Everson) is crying. The camera, invading her personal space, invites the viewer to do the same. Women, if visible, are expected to be beautiful even while w...

  • For a documentary about the First Intifada, The Wanted 18 initially looks a lot like a cartoon. Animated black-and-white ink drawings and Claymation sequences open the film, and cows graze in a meadow, shaking their heads, speaking in...

  • 14 days ago | Film and TV

    For a documentary about the First Intifada, The Wanted 18 initially looks a lot like a cartoon. Animated black-and-white ink drawings and Claymation sequences open the film, and cows graze in a meadow, shaking their heads, speaking in throaty, goo...

  • Media about climate change is such a bummer that nobody ever pays attention. How do we go on living when we know not only that we're dying, but that our chance for a legacy -- for eternity -- is dying too? How about this: a 90-minute documentary...