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“God Don’t Mean People to Own People”

"God Don’t Mean People to Own People"

History has traditionally been told by the victors, and white male film directorship has reflected this trend. Films like Mississippi Burning (1988), Green Book (2018), The Butler (2013), and Hidden…
Geographies and Genders of Revolt

Geographies and Genders of Revolt

Tula: The Revolt (Jeroen Leinders, 2013) tells the story of the 1795 slave revolt on the island of Curaçao in the Dutch West Indies. The titular character, Tula, becomes the…
Kafala Labor System Reform and the 2022 World Cup

Kafala Labor System Reform and the 2022 World Cup

Qatar’s hosting of the 2022 World Cup attracted international scrutiny over the country’s kafala labor system. The construction of the country’s football stadiums relies on the labor of migrant workers,…
Unfinished History on Film

Unfinished History on Film

The empty pedestal of the statue of Edward Colton in Bristol, the day after protesters felled the statue and rolled it into the harbor. The ground is covered with Black…

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