Shalon van Tine
Shalon van Tine is a Ph.D. candidate in cultural and intellectual history at Ohio University and an adjunct instructor in history and the humanities at University of Maryland Global Campus.
Women Directors Have Made Some of the Greatest Films Ever. Here Are 11 You Might Not Know.
Women have been important contributors to the development of cinema from the beginning, but films by women directors have often been underappreciated and overlooked. Here we present some of the greatest films made by women from around the world to enjoy during Women’s History Month and throughout the year.
Shalon van TineMarch 3, 2022
We Had to Tear This Mothafucka Up: The Legacy of the L.A. Uprising
The mass demonstrations that have erupted since the police murdered George Floyd echo the fierce militancy and revolutionary art of the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising. While the rebellion was quickly suppressed, its legacy offers lessons and hope for the present wave of protests that are fighting back against police violence.
Shalon van TineJune 11, 2020
4 (More) Socialist Movies to Watch During Quarantine
Since millions of workers around the world are currently under quarantine, now is the perfect time for socialists to catch up on the classics of leftwing cinema. Here are four more movies for the lockdown that focus on themes of antifascism, labor, capitalism, and imperialism.
Shalon van TineApril 12, 2020