Roya Rastegar

Whipping Up A Little Magic In Vancouver's Chinatown

by Roya Rastegar on Jan 11, 2010 12:00PM

A review of the independent film Long Life, Happiness and Prosperity starring Sandra Oh


Film Review: Barking Water

by Roya Rastegar on Oct 28, 2009 12:00PM

Director Sterlin Harjo tells the story of true loves who are always leaving each other.


South Korea's Children and Landscapes

by Roya Rastegar on Oct 22, 2009 12:00PM

The new film "Treeless Mountain" shows the spirit of two girls and their country.


Your Movie Guide

by Roya Rastegar on Aug 5, 2009 12:00PM

Slingshot Hip Hop follows the Palestinian artists that have adopted hip hop as a form of resistance.


Films: Black Nations/Queer Nations?

by Roya Rastegar on Aug 5, 2009 12:00PM

In this 1995 documentary, director Shari Frilot highlighted the need to bust open static concepts of race, sexuality, and even nation states.


Film Review

by Roya Rastegar on May 20, 2009 12:00PM

Push: Based on the Novel by Sapphire (Directed by Lee Daniels)


Spotlight: Adelina Anthony

by Roya Rastegar on May 6, 2009 12:00PM

Comedy that Provokes and Transforms



by Roya Rastegar on Mar 2, 2009 12:00PM

Good Day to Be Black and Sexy, I Like it Like That and Salt of this Sea


Sci-Fi Heroes Take On the System

by Roya Rastegar on Jul 1, 2008 12:00PM

In two new films, Mexican and Asian-American superheroes fight racism and eco-disaster—with technology and imagination.