The Citizen Dame 5 is back! This week, Black History Month might have ended, but we are keeping the conversation going with essential films from Black artists. From the early
Priscilla Dean was a major silent film star, an action heroine and comic actress, now often forgotten, though she worked with Lois Weber, Phil Rosen, and even Laurel and Hardy.
“It’s not about ‘deserve,’ it’s about what you believe. And I believe in love,” Diana Prince told the god of war in the climactic fight at the end of 2017’s
Documentaries are among the most deceptive of cinematic genres, shaping the reality presented based on what the camera chooses to show (and not), how the scenes are edited, and how
Gesche Gottfried was one of Germany’s most notorious (and successful) female serial killers. She poisoned at least fifteen people between 1813 and 1827—including members of her own family, multiple friends,