Stories by Chuleenan Svetvilas

Chuleenan Svetvilas is a freelance writer who lives in Oakland, Calif. Her writings on film have appeared in Dox, Documentary, and Release Print magazines. subscribe to Chuleenan Svetvilas's feed

Posted on: Jan 18, 2008, Source: AlterNet

An animated coming-of-age story offers a personal look at a young girl growing up in Iran during the Islamic revolution.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Director Jafar Panahi's latest film, "Offside," captures the plight of Iranian women soccer fans who, banned from the sport, try to bluff their way into the stadium.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2007, Source: AlterNet

A new documentary directed by Steve Skrovan and Henriette Mantel asks viewers to decide whether Nader was a man of principle or a man who fell behind the times.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A new documentary offers a glimpse of the U.S. occupation through the eyes of an Iraqi doctor.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Is the Israeli military's wall an anti-terrorist security fence or a land grab? A new documentary explores its impact on the people and the landscape.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Early 20th century actress Anna May Wong had a hard time finding roles. Today, Lucy Liu has the same problem. When will Hollywood give Asians more multifaceted roles?