Sundance 2014: Drunktown’s Finest

A bleak but hopeful feature film portrays life around a New Mexico Navajo reservation

While “Drunktown’s Finest” was developed over six years of writing and a year of production and post, the creative expansion and the hurdles it leaped over en route to the 2014 Sundance Film Festival tell a greater story. The film itself—a stouthearted, emotional glimpse at life in Gallup, New Mexico, nicknamed Drunktown—weaves together the lives of three Navajo. Gallup happens to be the hometown of …

Interview: David Levithan

A discussion with The New York Times best-selling author on his newly released novel "Two Boys Kissing"

10 years ago, one book re-imagined how a gay love story could be told. Deft, honest and straightforward, The New York Times’ best-selling author David Levithan‘s book “Boy Meets Boy” offered hope to young LGBTQ readers. Now Levithan has done it again: His just-released young adult novel “Two Boys Kissing” calls attention to the extraordinary, while embracing it as something that will one day slip …