Africatown, Benghazi, and Beirut Among World’s Most Endangered Sites

Africatown near Mobile, Alabama, Benghazi’s Historic City Center in Libya, and heritage buildings that were affected by the 2020 blast in Beirut are among 25 at-risk sites listed in the 2022 World Monuments Watch (WMW) released today, March 1. The biennial list, issued by the World Monuments Fund (WMF), highlights cultural, historical, and geographical sites … Read more

The Worst Person in the World Is Among the Best Portraits of Modern Womanhood

In what will no doubt join the canon of impossibly romantic film scenes, a 30-year-old woman named Julie (Renate Reinsve) runs through the streets of Oslo in pursuit of a new lover. With the click of a kitchen light switch, time stops while her boyfriend Aksel (Anders Danielsen Lie) is making morning coffee. He — … Read more