In recent months, live theatre has transitioned from stage to screen and the result is a new kind of theatrical experience. Instead of a curtain, a black screen keeps me in waiting. The show will begin in a few minutes, it

Editor's note: Today, actor Keira Knightley has unveiled a short animation film entitled "Climate Crisis and Why We Should Panic Now". Translated into 14 different languages, it's the second of a two-part explainer video series for Extinction Rebellion, focusing on

Oscar-Nominated ‘American Factory’ Shows How Workers Around the World Share Common Concerns on the Future of Work - from Corporate Accountability to Workplace Safety. This article was created in partnership with Participant. Most workers have a few common desires: a safe, reliable

Between May 2007 and May 2008, two animated feature films each falling under the guise of the animated documentary genre placed front and centre the representation of conflict in the Middle East. Animation of conflicts and war was new and

For the five science fiction films I focus on here ("Ex Machina," "Never Let Me Go," "Moon," "Sleep Dealer," and "Children of Men"), these affective progressive films strikingly interrogate the self/other dynamic that is at the heart of our human

I’ve had one fist-fight in my life. It happened when I was ogling three girls who had climbed, semi-provocatively, on top of a long desk in our 6th grade classroom. A prepubescent boy—a rival—moved to take my spot. We jockeyed

For a multitude of reasons, I contend that science fiction is more progressively impactful than any other genre. For my article here, I want to focus on a couple of key theories for why science fiction is such a progressive

Editor's Note: In order to respect the author's long career, the Impakter team has not intervened with any edits for this opinion piece.   The morning after the US 2016 election I awoke in a panic gasping for breath. The reason, apart from

"Climate . Change" is a 6-episode short documentary film series in which global climate experts, financiers and entrepreneurs assess the gravity of the planet's situation and share their fears, hopes and inventions, while opening the door to promising sustainable solutions

When the Academy announced its nominees for the 88th Academy Awards, the grandest film award show, a number of big stars and filmmakers spoke out against the lack of diversity and refused to attend. Spike Lee, director of Do the

When you watch a terrifying or heartbreaking documentary, are you moved to do something more than just "share" the news on Twitter and Instagram? Participant Media is trying to discover what films work on the people's social conscience and what films

If you had traveled to the Middle East as a professional journalist or an independent filmmaker, we would have probably been investigating the mysterious story of your disappearance. Otherwise, you should count yourself lucky if you are reading this article

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