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Stuck Between Worlds in Cine Las Americas' Feature Dear Homeland
Filmmaker Claudia Escobar finds musician Diana Gameros playing the waiting game
"...caught between the two. In her new documentary, Dear Homeland (which plays this weekend as part of Cine Las..."

July 17, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

T. Don Hutto: Homeland Security Bars U.N. Inspector
Homeland Security clangs detention center's door shut on U.N. investigator Jorge Bustamante
"...Nations General Assembly in June. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security clanged TDH's door shut on Bustamante at the..."

May 11, 2007 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

From Liberty Lunch to Homeland Security: Austin's Walk With CSC
Computer Sciences Corp. is now one of America's largest defense contractors. Is this a problem for City Hall?
"...3,500 it had hoped. Yet Wired didn't dub CSC "Homeland Security Inc." because it's shrinking: The merger with Dyncorp..."

March 7, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Homeland Security Comes Home
For the next round of protests, the DPS has new toys
"...these issues, more fallout from the new era in homeland security, in a formal policy meeting earlier this year...."

July 23, 2004 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

SXSW Panel: Artists & Homeland Security
Republican grandstanding
"...talk about freedom, it was a 540 spin when Homeland Security Committee Chair Mike McCaul turned up to talk..."

March 15, 2014 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

More Proof Homeland Security is Trash
News team hits dumpster diving jackpot.
"...tips us to the fact that KXAN found federal homeland security plans for a border-crossing station … in their..."

July 6, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Hiding Behind Homeland Security Act, DPS Sues AG
Revealing camera locations would compromise security, troopers argue
"...In response, DPS extended Homeland Security Act and so-called "law enforcement" exemptions to the..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Homeland Security Focused on What?
"...were unresponsive after the fact. So much for our Homeland Security. That a woman at 5 foot 2 inches..."

Oct. 15, 2003 Postmarks

Homeland Security = Ridiculous Measures

July 12, 2004 Postmarks

2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentaries – Program B
Be the most knowledgeable voter at your Oscar party
"...of the shorts – “4.1 Miles,” and “Watani: My Homeland” deal explicitly with the refugee crisis, while “The White..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Story of an American Music
Hector Galán's Songs of the Homeland
"...That's why I called the film Songs of the Homeland."..."

Sept. 15, 1995 Arts Feature

Incendies
A powerful and eloquent anti-war drama, this French-Canadian film unites the personal with the political in a stunning manner.
"...theoretical mathematician, embarks on a journey to their mother’s homeland to discover the roots that she kept hidden from..."

June 3, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Last Mimzy
Solid performances elevate this mild but hardly magical children's sci-fi story.
"...the film has been updated to include references to homeland security and the PATRIOT Act and various New Age-y..."

March 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Capitol Chronicle
Would David Dewhurst really know a terrorist if he saw one?
"...as director of the new state Task Force on Homeland Security in Texas Monthly -- and unwittingly featured in..."

Nov. 16, 2001 News Column by Michael King

¡Viva Maestro!
Conductor Gustavo Dudamel navigates Venezuela’s political upheaval
"...Dudamel as he navigates the political upheaval in his homeland of Venezuela...."

April 15, 2022 Movie Review

My Little Pony: The Movie
A rainbow-hued acid trip for 8-year-olds
"...Sparkle (Strong), the Princess of Friendship, to save their homeland from the egomaniacally evil Storm King (Schreiber), encountering along..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

A United Kingdom
A film on love, race, and royalty
"...viewed as a threat to political stability in Khama’s homeland, the protectorate Bechuanaland (now Botswana) located just north of..."

March 3, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
This unasked-for sequel goes down like an overdose of baklava
"...never officially married 50 years ago back in the homeland. The clerical oversight intensifies the onscreen commotion to an..."

March 25, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Triple 9
Grimy policier is an electrifying muddle with killer cast
"...computer disks from the vault of an Office of Homeland Security facility – they plan the decoy killing of..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Red Dawn
This remake's inspiration comes more from Call of Duty and other first-person-shooter games, rather than the 1984 original.
"...about Midwestern teenagers who defiantly defend themselves and their homeland against Russian invasion, had earned a large enough place..."

Nov. 23, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Certified Copy
Juliette Binoche stars in this romantic drama about the value of originality by Abbas Kiarostami.
"...Kiarostami’s first feature narrative to be filmed outside his homeland of Iran. The movie toys with ideas suggested by..."

April 29, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

American: The Bill Hicks Story
The rants of the late, great stand-up comic Bill Hicks sound as fresh and brilliant as ever.
"...than the comedy-club joke jockey he was in his homeland. Directors (and UK natives) Harlock and Thomas get Hicks,..."

April 22, 2011 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Revanche
Austria’s nominee last year for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar is a taut yet unpredictable psychological thriller that deserves wide appreciation outside its homeland.
"...unpredictable psychological thriller that deserves wide appreciation outside its homeland. Writer/director Spielmann is a world-class storyteller who lures us..."

Oct. 9, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Amreeka
In this delightfully human and sweetly comic ode to the contemporary immigrant experience in a post-9/11 “Amreeka,” a Palestinian mother and son create a world of possibilities.
"...stay with her sister in Illinois. The Department of Homeland Security has other ideas (the film is set in..."

Sept. 25, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Senate Committees Announced
Lt. Gov releases committee appointments with few changes for Travis delegation
"...Kirk Watson, D-Austin, keeps his vice-chairmanship of Transportation & Homeland Security, plus seats on Business & Commerce, Economic Development,..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Gypsy Caravan
Billed as the “Gypsy Caravan,” five bands travel across America making music from across the Romani diaspora.
"...backstories for each artist in his or her own homeland. We learn that several have brought electricity and relative..."

Aug. 10, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

I Don't Want to Sleep Alone
Although Tsai Ming-Liang's I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone is nearly wordless and slow moving, the film’s characters are compelling and its pace hypnotic. (AFS@Dobie)
"...his most recent feature, director Tsai returns to his homeland of Malaysia after years of making internationally acclaimed films..."

July 20, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

My Country, My Country
Using the Iraqi democratic elections in early 2005 as its focal point, this powerful documentary is the sad lament of Iraqis who truly want the best for their homeland, despite seemingly overwhelming odds.
"...beleaguered nation who truly want the best for their homeland, despite the seemingly overwhelming odds against such. The film's..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Tibet: A Buddhist Trilogy
More a meditation than a traditional documentary, Tibet: A Buddhist Trilogy beautifully employs direct cinema techniques to transport the viewer into the world of an exiled culture.
"...Dalai Lama and more than 100,000 refugees fled their homeland and resettled largely in India, Nepal, and Bhutan. Following..."

May 26, 2006 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Secuestro Express
This Venezuelan film about the kidnappings that are endemic in Caracas bursts with stylish technique and gruesome tension.
"...to be the most successful Venezuelan-made film in its homeland, Secuestro Express clearly taps into a potent national vibe...."

Oct. 21, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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