Filmmaker Ian Mantgani traveled from London to Cleveland in July to join Belt for the Republican National Convention. Here, just in time for Thanksgiving weekend, is the stunning result. Trump, Tamir, hope, despair, casual racism and potent rage: it's all here. Enjoy.
Shortly after he graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1964, Roger Ebert left his native Urbana for a yearlong postgrad fellowship in Cape Town, South Africa.
From inside, nothing can be seen. The stores are open, everything seems basically the same. Then there are groans and, after those, screams.
Between March 18 and 29, over 100,000 people attended the 39th Cleveland International Film Festival. For this photo essay, we hung out outside the theaters and related venues, watched the filmgoers, directors, queuers and workers come and go.
Documentaries about artists can go wrong in a million different ways. Take John Maloof's recent Finding Vivian Maier, which is more a film about Maloof's transformation from a ragpicker into the self-appointed keeper ...
Imagine we reopened the great movie palaces of the Rust Belt for a day. What movies would we show?