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A loud and rebellious compilation dedicated to Joe Strummer


Rock the KasbahVarious artists

In brief


Turtles Can Fly (Lakposhtha ham paraz mikonand) Directed by Bhaman Ghobi

Stamping an identity on the anti-war movement


Many people know you for your stamp designs. How did you first come be involved in that?

A detailed examination of the horror of the Holocaust


Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution

In brief


Requiem for a Black Soul

Art and culture for 2005


Cinema

Bob Dylan: reluctant hero who spoke for his generation


"A song is like a dream, and you try and make it come true. They’re like strange countries that you have to enter. You can write a song anywhere, in a railroad compartment, on a boat, on horseback – it helps to be moving" – Chronicles, p165.

Unexpected impressions from a face to face encounter


Manet Face to Face

In brief


Visions of Zimbabwe: When Words Fail Art Speaks

In brief


Metro Riots

Raphael: the court artist with an eternal appeal


AS THE son of a court painter in Urbino, Raphael grew up around rich and powerful men whose profits from wars enabled them to build palaces filled with luxurious objects.

The myth of the good old days makes for a poor new play


Anna in the Tropics

I Heart Huckabees | Romeo and Juliet | Return to V - Roni Size


I Heart HuckabeesDirected by David O Russell When failing environmentalist Albert hires the Existential Detective Agency to explain a not very strange coincidence, chaos erupts as rival philosophical firms compete to "solve" the lives of the various characters with Eastern transcendentalism or French nihilism.

Life Interrupted: Don McCullin shows AIDS victims abandoned, but still fighting


Don McCullin has taken some of the defining pictures of the 21st century.

Outfoxed: a Fox that richly deserves to be hunted down


Outfoxed takes a close look at the Murdoch-owned cable channel Fox News.

Music


Lifeblood Manic Street Preachers

Revolutionary plates and teapots broke the mould


THERE IS no exhibition more exciting than one showing the explosion of artistic expression thrown up by the Russian Revolution of 1917.

Stars and Stripes shaped like a swastika?


Myth, Propaganda and Disaster in Nazi Germany and Contemporary America by Stephen Sewell

Crawl though barbed wire just to reach your own home


Wall Directed by Simone Bitton

Can you tell your friends from your enemies?


A FEROCIOUS murder, seemingly driven by racial hatred, is the background to this film about teenage life below the poverty line.

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