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

  • 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...

  • The Incomparable Rose Hartman is a gorgeously shot, sharply edited portrait of photographer Hartman, who in the 1970s and ’80s haunted Studio 54, A-list New York parties and fashion designers' ateliers, perfecting what fashionista...

  • Patrick Shen's In Pursuit of Silence argues for an antidote to our loud, hectic, tech-driven society. He visits with psychologists, ornithologists and monks, explores John Cage's 1952 piece 4'33" (the one in which musicians don't...

  • John Griesser's film about Srila Prabhupada, founder of the Krishna movement, is not so much a documentary as it is a hagiography. In 1965, the soft-spoken 70-year-old pharmacist, his children grown, left his wife in India and arrived in New York...

  • Zeva Oelbaum and Sabine Krayenbühl's documentary takes exquisite advantage of a treasure trove of letters, documents and footage of the British Empire in the Middle East around the time of World War I. Its subject, Gertrude Bell, was a...

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