Kevin Gosztola reviews “If Beale Street Could Talk,” which won an Independent Spirit Award for Best Feature the night before the Oscars. He offers some commentary on why the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences did not nominate the film for “Best Picture.” The aesthetic of a Barry Jenkins
“Minding The Gap” is a 2018 feature documentary nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Shadowproof managing editor Kevin Gosztola offers a review. The documentary revolves around three characters, who dealt with trauma in their home during adolescence by turning to skateboarding. It grapples with issues of toxic
Listen to the episode of “#ChiMayor19” with journalist Aaron Cynic by clicking the below player: In conjunction with reporting from journalist Aaron Cynic on the Chicago mayoral election, Shadowproof is producing a limited podcast series, “#ChiMayor19,” featuring Aaron. A new episode will be posted after each of Aaron’s reports
Listen to the conversation with journalist Aaron Cynic by clicking the below player: Shadowproof launched a six-part series by Aaron Cynic on the upcoming mayoral election in Chicago. It presents a major opportunity to advance a progressive agenda in the city because Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not seeking a third
Kevin Gosztola and C.J. Baker compile list of best protest music albums from 2018, including Jean Grae & Quelle Chris, Kamasi Washington, and Xiuhtezcatl
Our new series profiles the push for a progressive mayoral agenda in Chicago as Rahm Emanuel announces he will not seek re-election.
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Journalist and editor Brian Sonenstein recently wrote about retaliation for supporting the prison strike and provides further insights into his reporting.