Gordon Parks "once took a ride tailed by the cops with some young L.A. [Black] Panthers with guns in their laps," writes Greg Tate in today's Village Voice obituary. "One asked him if he would still choose the camera over the gun, as he'd declared in his 1967 memoir, A Choice of Weapons. Parks reite ... More >>
Once is never enough: Try another tryst with world cinema in week two of the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival
In a new documentary, Minneapolitan Craig Rice illuminates the prolific artistry of Gordon Parks
After a hardscrabble life in the Depression, Gordon Parks picked up a camera instead of a gun. But as a massive retrospective of his work reveals, his sympathies have often remained with those who went the other way.