Pacino, Dafoe set for Venice Film Festival

(Alessandra Tarantino / Associated Press)

This year’s Venice Film Festival will tackle topics from the financial crisis to drone warfare, and feature performances from Willem Dafoe, Al Pacino, Jennifer Aniston and Ethan Hawke.


Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use

University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research.

Alex Rivera’s lost cult hit “Sleep Dealer” about immigration and drones is back

Alex Rivera’s science fiction film “Sleep Dealer” won an award at Sundance in 2008, then all but disappeared. Now there’s a campaign to bring it back.


How the use of drones may haunt the U.S.

(Eric Gay / AP)

The U.S. may come to regret how it’s handled these instruments of war.

The awful decisions I’ve made to protect my Palestinian children from this war

Is there anything worse than being a mother in a war zone?