More militant than and written before The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck depicted a bitter Red-led strike in California’s orchards in his 1936 novel.
Santiago-born Pablo Larraín’s 2016 biopic about Chile’s Communist poet and senator co-stars Luis Gnecco and Gael García Bernal. Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larraín also helmed 2012’s No with Bernal about Chile’s plebiscite that ousted General Pinochet and 2016’s Jackie, starring Natalie Portman as Jacqueline Kennedy following JFK’s assassination. Commemorate the 45th anniversary of that other CIA-backed […]
The Marxist Movie Series celebrates Paul Robeson’s 120th Birthday with alive performance and screening of his final film.
AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC’S PACIFIC ISLANDER FESTIVAL Review Did you know that according to the 2010 Census, 1.2 million people in the U.S. are Pacific Islander heritage? With 286,145 Polynesians, Micronesians and Melanesians residing in California – which of course is located on the Pacific Coast – the Golden State is second only to the […]