Toronto Film Fest Review: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

Making its world premiere at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, the documentary Sighted Eyes, Feeling Heart chronicles the life of Lorraine Hansberry, best known as the playwright of A Raisin in the Sun. Despite Hansberry’s profound influence and accomplishments, she has yet to receive a definitive document about her life..A Raisin in the Sun made Hansberry the first…

Toronto Film Fest Review: Boom For Real

Jean-Michel Basquiat was one of the most influential artists of the 1980s, having catapulted to a meteoric level of fame. His abstract paintings comment on the disparities between people of different racial and social classes, and the individual’s role within society. But just a few short years before his first major exhibition, Basquiat was a…