Jeffrey Fleishman

Jeffrey Fleishman is a senior writer on film, art and culture for the Los Angeles Times. A 2002 Nieman fellow at Harvard University, he was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in feature writing. A longtime foreign correspondent, he served as bureau chief for The Times in Cairo and Berlin, and was previously based in Rome for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He has been a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting and a finalist for the Center for Public Integrity’s Award for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting. He is the author of two novels, “Shadow Man” and “Promised Virgins: A Novel of Jihad.”
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‘Vice’ and ‘Leave No Trace’ expose the sins and casualties of the Iraq war

Adam McKay's "Vice" and Debra Granik's "Leave No Trace" are two very different films that take similar looks at the Iraq War, and specifically the affect its had on veterans.

Cultural Divide: How Alabama rapper Rubberband OG navigates racism and violence on his hometown streets

Rubberband OG, who raps about the poverty and violence that have shaped him, comes face to face with America's deep-seated racism and history of lynching at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in his hometown of Montgomery, Ala.