Every year, a group of activists assemble in deepest Georgia to stage a macabre ritual: the re-enactment of America’s last mass lynching Monroe, Georgia. There’s a tense atmosphere at the First African Baptist Church in […]
Sometimes a chance encounter yields the best stories. Running in Atlanta’s Piedmont Park one morning, I started talking to a fellow runner who turned out to be an actor. “We’re re-enacting a lynching down two […]
Once, this country was raped by environmental disaster machines. 25 years on, a ravaged region has reinvented itself – and is now Germany’s latest tourist attraction.
Antonio Monda knows all there is to know about his native Rome, and about Italian film. While driving around the Eternal City, he told me about his plans for the upcoming Rome Film Festival – and his […]