‘Echo Park’: A Film About Love and Los Angeles That Steps Away From Cliches

Eric Shapiro reviews a film that bucks the dark and aggressive history of films about LA, and instead features a gentle lead male character and a subtle love story.

Tony Okungbowa on Music, His New Film ‘Restless City’, and Life as Ellen DeGeneres’ DJ

Joanna Schroeder chats with Ellen DeGeneres’ sidekick, Tony Okungbowa, about his new film Restless City, which is the story of a Senegalese immigrant making his way in New York City.

Video: Music Awakens the Spirit Inside Nursing Home Patient

This video of an elderly man with dementia, who is enlivened when a recreational therapist plays him is favorite music, reminds me of the value of our elders and the humanity within all of us.