Partly Truth, Partly Fiction: 2019 Cinema Revisits the Manson FamilyChloe Lizotte
Chloe Lizotte considers the Manson depictions from the summer of 2019, asking what contradictions of representation and historical memory they share.
Fran Bigman discusses Brit Bennett’s “The Mothers” and the stories we tell about abortion.
Annie McGreevy on “Hustlers,” Edward P. Jones’s “The Known World,” a failed TV project, and the hustles that sustain us under capitalism.
Jay Neugeboren recounts his time as an American antiwar activist in the 1960s and contemplates his current standing as an activist in modern-day America.
Constance Valis Hill reviews Bat-Sheva Guez’s hypnotic new dance film.
A conversation between poets John James and Christopher Kondrich.
Eunsong Kim considers Dread Scott’s "Lockdown" (2000–2004) and Gaye Chan’s "Historic Waikiki" (2001).
Megan Ward looks at the 2018 film “Museo,” starring Gael García Bernal, and contemporary debates around museum repatriation and cultural memory.