Daphne Howland

 

Daphne Howland is a regular film contributor to the Village Voice,LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

Latest Stories

  • 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 than may...

  • 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...

  • The news of tennis star James Blake getting mistakenly tackled and handcuffed by the NYPD on his way to the U.S. Open is the most recent headline in a rash of stories of police overreach, and it illustrates the strength and weaknesses of Scott...

  • You may think you know the great American retailer that changed the very nature of commerce, offering everything under the sun at low prices for delivery to your doorstep. It wasn't Amazon, though, but Sears, Roebuck & Co. that first took retail...

  • "To me it means life, it means memories," says Gerardo Reyes Chavez, a farmworker advocate featured in the documentary Food Chains. He's talking about food itself. Director Sanjay Rawal follows the activism of Chavez and the Coalition of...

  • With "dreamers" -- people brought illegally to the United States as children -- the proponents of immigration reform have found a winning word. It fails, though, to capture the peculiar mess faced by those the term describes: They're Americans...

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