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Lupita Nyong'o Wrote a Crucial Account of Her Own Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Harvey Weinstein

On Thursday, the New York Times published an op-ed by actress Lupita Nyong’o detailing her own harrowing experience with Harvey Weinstein, who she alleges sexually harassed her on numerous occasions. Nyong’o is the first black women to make public allegations of sexual misconduct against Weinstein. What she describes…

Quentin Tarantino Was Well Aware of Sexual Misconduct Accusations Against Harvey Weinstein for Decades 

In an interview published in the New York Times on Thursday, director Quentin Tarantino admitted he’s been hearing for decades about Harvey Weinstein’s alleged pattern of sexual misconduct towards women. Despite this, he continued to collaborate with Weinstein on multiple films and hasn’t spoken publicly about what he…

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BPM's Director On the Thrill of Activism, the Pleasure of Sex, the Tragedy of AIDS

France’s Oscar entry BPM (Beats per Minute) pulsates with the sheer fun of activism. Director/co-writer Robin Campillo based it on his time in the AIDS activist group ACT UP Paris, and the film captures arguably the darkest period of the epidemic, the time just before the advent of life-saving protease inhibitors in…