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.

Latest Stories

  • It took nearly four decades, but in 1989, a teacher and coach at Charleston, South Carolina’s prestigious Porter-Gaud School at last admitted to molesting dozens of boys in the 1970s and ’80s. That confession, parts of which are shown in Paige...

  • Palestine’s chief justice thought Kholoud Al-Faqih was kidding when she told him that she wanted to join the bench. Only men adjudicated Sharia law.

    It’s not that Al-Faqih is opposed to kidding. As seen in the documentary The...

  • Inspired by her 103-year-old grandmother, Lives Well Lived director Sky Bergman set out to collect wit, wisdom and life stories from people often called “elderly” or even “the old old” — between the ages of 75 and 100. She presents her...

  • The Heart of Nuba opens like a Sudan travelogue — a chicken struts, a woman sifts grain, a plane flies overhead. That turns as small children panic and pack into an improvised foxhole, in fear of the anti-rebel Antonov about to drop its...

  • James Demo’s The Peacemaker is an intense, intimate portrait of a visionary capable of sophisticated analysis, abrupt anger, self-deprecating wit and profound insights — all while existing at considerable remove from his fellow man....

  • War-zone journalists are a stubborn, audacious lot, and photojournalist Chris Hondros proved especially prolific, covering the world's major conflicts, mostly with Getty Images, starting in the 1990s. In 2011 in Libya, at a time when he was...

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