Robert Satloff, director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, talks to Jeffrey Brown about “Among the Righteous,” his eight-year project to document the stories of Arabs helping Jews during the Holocaust and the forthcoming PBS documentary based on his work. Continue reading
Sweetgrass, a film by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Ilisa Barbash (a husband-wife team of visual anthropologists currently working at Harvard), documents one of the last of these journeys with lush, yet unsentimental intimacy.
The Best Documentary Feature category for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards is crowded with films that hope to make the world a little brighter.
For all the quaint New England charm exuded by her classic and beloved novel, “Little Women,” Louisa May Alcott was a more complicated literary figure than most give her credit for.