Kenneth Turan

Kenneth Turan is film critic for the Los Angeles Times and National Public Radio’s Morning Edition as well as the director of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes.
Oakland Police Department documentary 'The Force' advocates for the truth

Documentary explores the Oakland Police Department's challenges with reform, the Black Lives Matter movement and a damaging scandal.

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'Step' tells the inspirational story of Baltimore teens' triumph against the odds

Not for nothing did "Step" win a Special Jury Award for Inspirational Filmmaking at Sundance. Heartening and unashamedly emotional, it's a certified crowd