Emma Donoghue

“Seed: The Untold Story,” which details how biotech chemical companies have dangerously taken hold of the world’s food supply, is among the opening night films of the 11-day United Nations Association Film Festival. (Courtesy photo)

Oct. 20-21: UN Association Film Festival, Green Day, Lemaitre, Emma Donoghue, Chris Kohler, Shauf, Selwyn Birchwood

THURSDAY, OCT. 20 UNAFF 2016: The 19th annual United Nations Association Film…


Stephanie Hunt and Rudy Guerrero are excellent in Word for Word’s stage realization of Colm Tóibín’s short story “Silence.” (Courtesy Julie Schuchard)

Word for Word brings Irish writers’ tales to life

Do go to see Word for Word’s text-verbatim staging of two short…


Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay are superb as a mother and son in “Room.” (Courtesy George Kraychyk/A24)

‘Room’ a suspenseful, emotional tale of a mother and son

“Room” is a suspense thriller, a trauma survivor’s journey, and, foremost, a…