A new book by journalist Stuart Cosgrove uncovers the story of the historic Harlem Cultural Festival. He spoke to Alistair Farrow about its legacy today
The new TV adaptation of Catch 22 captures the ridiculous and unsettling atmosphere of Joseph Heller’s classic novel.
A new exhibition looks at how the Imperial Typewriters dispute played a part in forcing the anti-racist struggle into workplaces across Britain
The story hinges on how private property—in this case a kebab van—creates inequality and distorts the relationships between individuals.
This is an amazing and long-overdue opportunity to see the work of Lee Krasner, a formidable American artist whose importance has often been forgotten.
A film about a family that flees to France from the violence of Central African Republic is a condemnation of the asylum system, writes Charlie Kimber
The imagined words of CLR James to his compatriot Ulric Cross, “You were born in 1917, the year of the Russian Revolution... you were born into freedom,” set the scene for Hero.
Artist Keith Haring’s work came out of the New York graffiti and gay scenes. A new exhibition in Liverpool charts his too-brief career, writes Noel Halifax
The new series of this high octane BBC thriller builds on the complex relationship between spook Eve and assassin Villanelle
Budapest high society basked in a heatwave in the summer of 1913. In Hungarian language drama Sunset, its depravity, decadence—and destruction—lie in the shadows.
A new book about the fight by women to get the vote in the US focuses on voices which are too often left out of mainstream histories, writes?Jan Nielsen
Illegalised will disturb you deeply, and that is a good thing.
Beats recounts the Scottish free party scene in this well judged slice of 1990s nostalgia which makes political points too, writes Brian Claffey
Working class parents square off against a middle class teacher in Class, a new play by Iseult Golden and David Horan.
A brutal school shooting in Statten Island, New York, is the start of a glittering pop career in Vox Lux.
Film exhibitions often amount to no more than memorabilia. This exhibition about film director Stanley Kubrick has higher ambitions.
Styx centres around a woman on a solo sailing journey from Gibraltar to Ascension Island who comes across African refugees in a sinking fishing vessel.
A movie about former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi can be hard to watch—but it exposes a horrible and vulgar system, writes Simon Basketter
Isabella Hammad’s book is an ambituous examination of ideas of identity and colonialism without sacrificing its narrative, writes Gareth Jenkins
The Half-God of Rainfall is a contemporary tale of violence, trauma and taking back power