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Shifting the Frame
Originally Posted: 02/17/2014 - 10:30am | Type: Magazine Article

Otis Moss III U.S. cinema has been an enforcer of our racialized imagination—but that’s changing. “CINEMA IS ...

Gareth Higgins on Peace, Politics, and Our Nation's 'Cinematic States'
Originally Posted: 12/04/2013 - 12:24pm | Type: Blog

Lots of people like movies; Gareth Higgins loves movies. But the founding director of the Wild Goose Festival and long-time peace activist engages popular culture with a different eye than most of us. I asked ...

Complexities of Struggle and Love
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 9:13am | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins The makers of The Butler have told a kind of truth about the struggle for "beloved community" that has rarely be ...

Meditating on Memory
Originally Posted: 10/07/2013 - 1:07pm | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins When we experience movies like memories, we meditate rather than consume, and do what Pascal suggested was the antidote to ...

Beauty as Antidote
Originally Posted: 07/11/2013 - 10:22am | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins If beauty heals the world, and the best criticism of the bad is the practice of the better, who's up for demanding a ...