Daphne Howland

 

Daphne Howland is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

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  • Sport, powered by dreams and rife with obstacles, is rich in drama, which is why cinema has greedily mined the sports pages for eons. It can be tough for documentaries, with their talking heads and fact-filled narration, to compete against glossy...

  • Man in Red Bandana details the heroism of Welles Crowther, a young equities trader who perished in the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks, though not before systematically and audaciously conducting a rescue within the South Tower that may...

  • The labor and civil rights crusade of the 1960s and ’70s that lifted up American agricultural workers in particular and Latinos more broadly still has its work cut out — low wages and immigration laws that both exploit and punish continue...

  • Swiftly evolving technology has made mincemeat of plenty of economic models and machines, but few have been displaced so thoroughly as the typewriter. In California Typewriter (also the name of a retail and repair shop in Oakland that is...

  • Since the 1960s, when the Kennedys first worked to expand and popularize the Special Olympics, serious competition among athletes with intellectual disabilities has come to be seen as an uplifting endeavor — and not just for the athletes...

  • For the better part of a half-century, Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision striking down abortion restrictions in the first trimester of pregnancy and limiting them in the second and third, has helped make safe a procedure that...

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