Tagged: Film

Ceramic and glass mosaics of two faces on a blue concrete wall

A Search for Repair in the Wake of the Plantation

An audio-visual essay by Deborah A. Thomas responds to the 2010 state of emergency in West Kingston, Jamaica, known as the “Tivoli Incursion” and asks how archiving affects—not just events—might be a way to re-imagine justice, politics, and repair.

Black and white artist rendering of ecohorror icon Godzilla attacking a city

Eleven Ecohorror Films to Creep You Out

Curious about ecohorror? An ecocritic recommends classic, campy, and little-known films that play with our culture’s deepest fears about nature. A few of these creature features just might get under your skin—literally.

A young woman in a black and white polka dot dress stands in the woods. She holds a small television in front of her face. The featured image for a post on environmental themes in pop culture.

Watching That? Read This!

Many new movies and TV shows have complex things to say about the entanglement of culture, history, and environment. We recommend the best scholarship to help you decode them.

A Pig Born a Commodity, Raised as a Friend in Neflix’s Okja

To some, this pig is family. To others, she’s food. In a review of Netflix’s Okja, a geographer explores how the film’s representation of super pigs and human-animal friendships asks us to rethink our relationships with nonhuman animals.