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‘Unforgotten Song’ remembers the comfort women of World War II

Between 1932 and 1945, imperial Japan was at war with numerous countries in Asia and the Pacific. During this time, the Japanese government enslaved between an estimated 80,000 to 280,000 women from various occupied countries,… Read More...

‘Feet of Clay’ gave me a foot fetish

In the biblical Book of Daniel, the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar dreams of a giant statue with a head of gold, silver chest and arms, bronze stomach and thighs, calves of iron and feet of iron… Read More...

‘Women in World Jazz’ takes Brandeis on a world tour – without leaving Chums

Now in their fifth year as an all-female quintet, Women in World Jazz promises bright, educational and jazzy music performances from around the world. Tal Shalom-Kobi is the group’s director, and her talents range from… Read More...

The women of ‘Hustlers’ make money moves

It’s 2007, and strip clubs are having a kind of cultural moment. As we see in the opening of  “Hustlers,” that means the dancers are wearing designer furs and leather boots, and the customers, former… Read More...

‘The Farewell’ is a funeral disguised as a wedding

Lulu Wang’s sophomore film “The Farewell” begins with the words “based on an actual lie” –– a catchy tagline to its poignant exploration of family politics and the falsehoods we use to protect our loved… Read More...
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