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Critics’ Conversation: How ‘James Baldwin Abroad’ Tends to the Towering Writer’s Legacy

A program of three newly restored shorts at Film Forum focuses on Baldwin's years outside the United States. Two THR critics — and James Baldwin fans — dive in.

Film Forum Workers Vote to Unionize in NLRB Election

Workers at the iconic New York movie theater Film Forum have voted unanimously to unionize with a United Auto Workers Local. In a National Labor Relations ballot count that took place on Friday morning, 27 workers supported unionizing with New York-based UAW Local 2110. The worker group involved in the vote included full and part-time staffers […]

Film Forum Workers File to Unionize With United Auto Workers Local

Workers at the legendary Greenwich Village movie house Film Forum have filed a petition for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board in an effort to join a United Auto Workers Local. Film Forum workers filed the petition on Tuesday in a bid to have around 50 workers be represented in collective bargaining […]

Critics’ Conversation: Nina Mae McKinney, a Star of the Early Talkies, Burned Bright and Fizzled Too Soon

Looking at Film Forum’s series devoted to the Black performer, THR critics find a radiant talent and a particularly American story of thwarted opportunities and unfulfilled promise.