Columbus resident Morgan Harrell believes faith and divine intervention helped her land this role three years after being so severely injured, it was unclear whether she would dance again.
A Hollywood production team is setting up temporary offices in downtown Macon to film a major motion picture backed by big names and benefactors that bankrolled the $8.5 million project.
Georgia's film industry is once again in the spotlight — against the backdrop of an increasingly politicized climate in the state.
Monday on Political Rewind: A giant of Georgia politics died over the weekend. Former Sen. Johnny Isakson passed away Sunday. He served many years in Congress, gaining a national reputation as an affable bipartisan. Later on the show, a deep dive into Ga.'s film industry with guest host Donna Lowry.
Bob Mondello reflects on the portrayal and the despair of Afghanistan's story, as shown on film for decades — in The Man Who Would Be King, Rambo III, Charlie Wilson's War, Zero Dark Thirty and more.
Born in Flames was made by pioneering underground filmmaker Lizzie Borden. She vanished from screens for decades, and now her work is being rediscovered.
Jimmy Carter may be the only American president to have used the White House as a stepping stone. Turned out of office after one term, Carter went on to global esteem as a champion of public health, a geopolitical negotiator, and an advocate for democratic representation. His legislative record as president tells another story. Georgia-born brothers and filmmakers Will and Jim Pattiz, revive the debate over Carter’s White House legacy in their new film “Carterland.”
Thursday on Political Rewind: Candidates are announcing their intentions to run for a myriad of offices in the upcoming 2022 elections.
Zindagi Tamasha has come under fire for its portrayal of a its Muslim cleric. Critics add it to a growing list of entertainment shelved this year in response to outcries from the religious right.
The 2019 documentary Always In Season looks at the history of racism and lynching in the U.S. and connects it to the racial climate and justice today. As part of this narrative, the film follows the annual reenactment of the killing of four people by a mob in Monroe, Georgia in 1946 — known as the Moore’s Ford lynchings. To mark the annual reenactment, On Second Thought revisits our February discussion with Jacqueline Olive, director of Always in Season.
The pandemic has hit Georgia's once-thriving film industry hard, leaving everyday workers with an uncertain future. "We’re not a bunch of fat cats from LA," one worker tells GPB News.
Racial terrorism was shockingly common in the years between Reconstruction and the civil rights movement. Researchers count some 4,400 African-Americans...
A new documentary from Magnolia Pictures is called John Lewis: Good Trouble. It goes beyond the highlights reel of Congressman John Lewis' storied life and reveals more personal elements of the man and the figure. Director and producer Dawn Porter and producer Erika Alexander joined On Second Thought to share how the film connects his legacy of seeking justice from his youth to his role as a revered congressman today.
Among the small businesses shuttered by shelter-in-place orders are two of Georgia’s historic art-house theaters. How are these independent cinemas...
The Equal Justice Initiative documents nearly 5,000 lynchings in America between 1877 and 1950, though the number is likely higher. The vast majority of...