The Drama of Enabling the Disabled
In English / Sociology of the Media / Theatre

The Drama of Enabling the Disabled

Disabled people are underrepresented in the world of theater. From stage invisibility to audience adaptation, San Francisco Bay Area theaters still have to go a long way to give disabled the enabling role they deserve. Continue reading

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The law West of the Pecos and the myth of Judge Roy Bean
Cinema / In English / Westerns

The law West of the Pecos and the myth of Judge Roy Bean

The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972) stars Paul Newman as an unkempt outlaw called Roy Bean who establishes his own brand of justice in Vinegaroon, West Texas. After a series of absurd but brilliant adventures, the success of the self-proclaimed judge is threatened. John Huston’s film is a magnificent elegy to a … Continue reading