“XY Chelsea” explores moments in Chelsea Manning’s life immediately following her release from military prison at Fort Leavenworth.
Summer is a time for music festivals. Yet, like many workers, musicians increasingly face threats to their wages and pension plans.
Bernie Sanders’ 2020 opponents jumped at the opportunity to give a question on prisoner voting rights the answer it demanded in a shameful display of moralizing.
“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
Journalist and editor Brian Sonenstein recently wrote about retaliation for supporting the prison strike and provides further insights into his reporting.
Brian Sonenstein examines decision not to evacuate South Carolina prisoners in path of Hurricane Florence and what it says about how we dehumanize them.
“I’m watching Ronald Reagan’s funeral, and the phone rings, and I go hello,” comedian Billy Crystal recalled. “Bill, it’s Ron Reagan.” It was Crystal’s friend, Robin Williams. These kind of phone calls happened often between them. Crystal replied, “So, what a coincidence. I’m watching your funeral.” Williams continued, “I just
As a show of gratitude to members who have helped fund his trips, Kevin Gosztola writes about his experience covering the prosecution of whistleblower Reality Winner.
Artists should challenge the boundaries of permissible thought. They should transcend orthodoxy or the conventional wisdom of the establishment, and few artists dare to use their voice for peace and human rights like Roger Waters. Waters, best known for his work as a singer, songwriter, and bassist for Pink Floyd,
In this edition of Shadowproof’s weekly member newsletter, we highlight Scottish filmmaker Lynne Ramsay’s film, “You Were Never Really Here,” starring Joaquin Phoenix, which was released in April. Joe (Phoenix), an Afghanistan War veteran, works as a hitman while taking care of his elderly mother. He is offered a job