WHAT YOU GONNA DO WHEN THE WORLD’S ON FIRE – Review by Carol Cling

One question sparks multiple stories, and even more questions — but precious few answers — in What You Gonna Do When the World’s on Fire? This award-winning documentary from Italian-born Roberto Minervini focuses on a variety of African-Americans, primarily in New Orleans, attempting to deal with the gnawing, inescapable knowledge that racism is not only alive but thriving in Trump-era America.

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Ana Lily and Sofia Coppola and the Diversity Issue — Jennifer Merin comments

Ana Lily Amirpour and Sofia Coppola are female directors whose unique perspectives in filmmaking have attached the term auteur to their names and bodies of work. Yet, both directors are being tagged as ‘racist’ in criticism of their current productions.

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