The directors of “Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire,” along with some other guests from Africa visit Disney studios to meet with filmmakers

Contemporary African animators make their mark on the international scene

The current writer’s strike in the United States jeopardizing content creation for streaming services might, in fact, help international film and television productions fill the gap and reach global audiences.

silent movie still

A silent movie cinema thrives in Brussels

Family portrait of the Mabior family.

Daughter of South Sudanese freedom fighters reflects on family and country

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Series of reimagined African folk tales launches on Netflix

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"Ífé" film features two women in love in Nigeria. 

Nigeria’s ‘Ìfé’ film reclaims love at the center of LGBTQ stories

A person is holding a rainbow colored rose.

New documentary follows LGBTQ people fleeing persecution in Chechnya

In early 2017, stories began emerging on how Chechen authorities were persecuting the LGBTQ community. The World speaks to director David French on his new film, “Welcome to Chechnya,” which gives an inside look at the abuse and torture faced by the republic’s LGBTQ people and those who try to help them escape.

Orson Welles, Peter Bogdanovich and the crew on the set of “The Other Side of the Wind.”

All’s well that Welles ends


Morgan Neville’s new documentary “They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead” examines why Orson Welles’ final film remained unfinished … until now.

Cue-card guy, Wally Feresten during a "Late Night" sketch on May 11, 2016.

Live, from New York, it’s Cue Card Wally

Unsung Heroes

Growing up, Wally Feresten never dreamed of being a cue card holder. Now, 28 years later, he can’t imagine doing anything else.

Sci-fi motherhood.

How I learned to stop worrying and love the mom

When it comes to the intricacies of pregnancy, sometimes truth can be stranger than fiction.

A set of Jawas and their droids at Star Wars Celebration 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

The sound mind of Ben Burtt


The earthly origins of the alien sounds of “Star Wars” and “WALL-E.”