Hollywood has helped craft a particular cultural image of the police – just, diligent and trustworthy – but it’s overdue for a rewrite.
The recent Black Lives Matter protests have brought about a necessary reckoning with institutional racism and policing in every corner of our culture.
Activism isn’t about perfection or performance – it’s about education and endurance.
Following the recent killings of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd, supporters and allies of the Black Lives Matter movement have taken to the streets to protest police brutality and systemic racial injustice.
“Lapu’s Pocket Theatre” isn’t a physical venue – it’s a podcast and the new setting for LCC Theatre Company’s spring show.
After spring quarter was moved online, the UCLA theater company transitioned three of their one-act plays from the stage to online streaming, offering an opportunity for the company to explore new skill sets and storytelling dynamics.
Met Gala outfits aren’t usually constructed using laundry baskets – but desperate times call for desperate measures.
Using materials found around the house, cosplayer and third-year communication student Shay Rose reconstructed Lady Gaga’s four-layered outfit from the 2019 Met Gala for the digital #MetGalaChallenge on Instagram.
Art will be taking center stage in the digital “From the Heartland” gallery.
The gallery is part of UCLA’s Lapu, the Coyote that Cares Theatre Company’s celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and includes multimedia submissions by its members and students as well as AAPI artists outside the campus community.
Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani are two of the brightest stars in modern comedy – pairing them together is an obvious winning combo.
The two play the beleaguered couple Leilani and Jibran in “The Lovebirds,” the first film to be released on Netflix after its theatrical premiere was canceled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Don’t mistake “Tigertail” for “Tiger King” – the former is heartfelt, meaningful and an uplifting love letter to family.
The Netflix original, written and directed by Alan Yang, follows Pin-Jui (Hong-Chi Lee), an ambitious young Taiwanese man who fulfills his dream of going to America through an arranged marriage to Zhenzhen (Kunjue Li), even if it means leaving behind the woman he loves.
Little has changed since Natalie Portman presented the 2018 Golden Globes award for best director to a pool of all-male nominees.
The 2020 Golden Globes drew fire when its December nominations failed to recognize any women for either directing or writing, as well as its minimal recognition of artists of color.
This post was updated Dec. 5 at 3:19 p.m.
NBC’s “Sunnyside” is just as diverse as the real Sunnyside in Queens.
Featuring a cast and writers’ room primarily made up of immigrants, “Sunnyside” was co-created by UCLA alumnus Kal Penn.
George Takei was 5 years old when the United States government classified him as an “enemy alien.”
Takei was one of over one hundred thousand innocent Japanese American citizens the government sent to internment camps during World War II.
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