Ansari is filming a programme about the Indian-American immigrant experience, about what it’s like to be a man of colour in the US, even about what it’s like to be a man of colour in theatre and television.
Public broadcasting can afford to take many more risks without worrying about the bottom line.
This is a stunning interactive encounter with Wallace and his caged world.
In the landscape of Homeland, all Arabic speakers are Muslim, all Muslims are terrorists, and the government is here to save us.
Refugees trapped in US detention facilities face highly disturbing conditions.
What a pity we can’t leave the cinema thinking that last line, “damn, that shit was dope.”
The possibility that Trump might be nominee is, bluntly, terrifying.
But if Marvel doesn’t know what to do with women, white feminists don’t know what to do with women of color.
Perhaps the Republican Party truly believes that there are enough racist white people in America to keep them relevant. They may even be right, but that can’t last.
While Selma is profoundly moving, it points to the need to continuously reevaluate the lens we understand women with.