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Daphne Howland

 

Daphne Howland is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

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  • Gay couples' right to marry has increasingly gone global, but even in the two dozen or so countries (mostly in Europe and the Americas) where it's legal, couples still find that acceptance within their communities can be elusive, as it was for...

  • Man in Red Bandana details the heroism of Welles Crowther, a young equities trader who perished in the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks, though not before systematically and audaciously conducting a rescue within the South Tower than may...

  • Zeva Oelbaum and Sabine Krayenbühl's documentary takes exquisite advantage of a treasure trove of letters, documents and footage of the British Empire in the Middle East around the time of World War I. Its subject, Gertrude Bell, was a...

  • Though its legalities are often obscured by romantic filigree, wedlock is one of the most conservative institutions, legally and culturally, in human society -- a codified set of limitations and rights reserved for two people willing to merge...

  • You may think you know the great American retailer that changed the very nature of commerce, offering everything under the sun at low prices for delivery to your doorstep. It wasn't Amazon, though, but Sears, Roebuck & Co. that first took retail...

  • Hilla Medalia's documentary Dancing in Jaffa derives its strength, much like a dancer's, from various isolated strains. Pierre Dulaine is a famous ballroom dancer and instructor (played by Antonio Banderas in 2006's Take the Lead),...

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