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Joan Didion: Living and Writing Between LA and New York City

As a documentary on one of America’s most prolific writers makes its way to the big screen, Heidi Harrington-Johnson reflects on the life of Joan Didion—a woman who lived in, understood, and eloquently wrote about two of America’s most revered cities.

A Fishing Port Revived

Ali MC documents the fishing port of Gurunagar, where a reviving village culture lines the northern coast of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

A Feminist Eye on Santiago de Compostela

Imogen Eveson goes in search of the hidden history of women in Spain’s devoted capital of the Camino.

Antwerp’s Piots

From Antwerp’s old town, Konditori bakery makes miniature versions of an ancient Belgium bread that’s undergone a charming transformation.

Our Languages Matter: An Introduction to Boon Wurrung and Woi Wurrung

This NAIDOC week, Bridget Caldwell introduces us to a few words in Boon Wurrung and Woi Wurrung—two of the traditional languages spoken within the Kulin nation, the land on which Lindsay is founded.

Luca Guadagnino on His Tender New Film ‘Call Me By Your Name’

Olivia Dennis speaks to Italian director Luca Guadagnino about his latest film that has received early Oscar predictions, his collaboration with Sufjan Stevens, filming in northern Italy and why “all the world loves lovers.”

Review / USA

“We are made of all the places we’ve loved, or of all the places where we’ve changed.”

Lauren Elkin, Flâneuse

From Nigeria to London; Real Life Stories to Plays

Nigerian-British playwright, performer and poet Inua Ellams speaks with Beth Wilkinson about the influence of hip hop, the timeliness of his work in a Brexit/Trump era and translating his own experiences with race, religion and immigration into his performances.

How Jews Resisted a Baking Ban; the History of the Bagel

Marta Skrabacz looks back over the story of the bagel: from its 500 years of Polish-Jewish history to its journey from Krakow to Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

Short-form / USA

Moving Through Seventy States with Solange Knowles Ferguson

In collaboration with Spanish photographer Carlota Guerrero and director Alan Ferguson, Solange Knowles Ferguson explores black womanhood through a digital dossier of movement, repetition and landscape for the Tate Modern.

Editor’s Picks

From Southern California to Michigan to LA, Brit Bennett Writes Her Debut Novel ‘The Mothers’

Brit Bennett speaks about growing up in Southern California, writing her debut novel “The Mothers” from coffee shops in LA, and her desire for “mobile happiness,” where she can be happy living anywhere.

Wong Kar-wai’s Cinematic Muse, Hong Kong, Shines in ‘In the Mood for Love’

Max Hayward walks us through Wong Kar-wai's dizzying portrait of a man and a woman living in a ramshackle Hong Kong neighbourhood in—what has been granted time and time again—one of the best films ever made.

Lohikeitto: Finnish Salmon Soup

A hearty winter warmer courtesy of one of the oldest restaurants in Helsinki. Serving traditional Finnish cuisine, the food at the Sea Horse mirrors the country’s landscape, where fresh fish from local lakes serve as a staple in many dishes.

Morocco: a Land of Vibrant Fragments

Barcelona based duo—photographer Olga de la Iglesia and writer Vincenzo Angileri—weave together a colourful and narrative autobiography of Morocco.

At Home… Inside a Florentin Bauhaus Apartment in Tel Aviv

Step inside this youthful 1.5 bedroom apartment brought to life with plants, fruit and literature.

Mastering Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki with Fumio Tanga

London-based okonomiyaki master Fumio Tanga speaks with Lindsay editor Beth Wilkinson about the history, significance and different regional styles of the Japanese pancake.