arts & entertainment
A burgeoning movement of green hip hop is earning high praise from activists and hip hop fans.
Director Lisa Cholodenko on making an accessible, touching film out of what could have been an outsider art-house flick.
The film "Obama Anak Menteng," or "Obama the Menteng Kid," is giving Indonesian audiences a fictionalized window in to the President's formative years.
William Kentridge's films create a space where South Africans can remember and come to grips with the atrocities of apartheid.
Technology is making it easy for Americans to see tons of films from the rest of the world. Getting them to watch, however, is a challenge.
On the anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho," artists and thinkers explore the film's ability to continually scare the heck out of people.
Allende returns to the world of historical fiction with "Island Beneath the Sea," the story of a slave girl in 19th Century Haiti.
A trio of young African-American musicians are re-inventing banjo music for a new generation.
Italy constructs its artistic future with a new modern art museum, the Maxxi, which opens this weekend in Rome.
Twyla Tharp on her Sinatra-inspired musical, how she came to develop her art form, and the legacy she wants to leave behind.