SXSW 2023: A return to normalcy and those with disabilities it leaves behind

In 2021, deep in the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic, film festivals began opening their catalogs to those unable to attend. The thought was if one could not attend physically, they would bring the show to them. Festivals such as SXSW and Fantasia Fest created pathways to allow consumers and the press to see films


Interview: Tosin Cole and Alana Mayo talk 61st Street, SXSW 2022, and on-set experiences

AMC Networks’ highly-anticipated legal drama 61st Street brings Doctor Who actor Tosin Cole to the forefront as leading character Moses Johnson. Moses is a young Black high school athlete who finds himself taken in by the Chicago police department as a suspected gang member. He struggles through the investigation as the police force mourns the


Interview: Daresha Kyi discusses new documentary Mama Bears [SXSW 2022]

Emmy winner Daresha Kyi created a heartfelt and timely documentary about transgender youths, showcasing the importance of familial and community support. Mama Bears follows a group of conservative, Christian mothers with queer children and their fight for acceptance within their communities and against anti-trans laws. Kyi, who directed the 2019 TV documentary Trans in America,