alia shawkat

Queer Voices
At the Point Foundation's 2019 gala in New York, the Olympian recalled the challenges he faced before embracing his true self.
Videos
Celebrities teamed up with the ACLU for a video titled "My Name Is Mirian."
Entertainment
She was the only co-star to defend Jessica Walter when the male actors tried to diminish Walter’s account of verbal abuse.
Entertainment
"We should be grieving with Jessica Walter. That shouldn't have happened to her."
Culture & Arts
The “Duck Butter” and "Search Party" star discusses why her on-screen personas put their own pleasure first.
Comedy
"I was obsessed with him and just kept drawing his face," said Alia Shawkat.
Queer Voices
The actress cited the influence of "male and female energies" in her work.
Arts & Culture
I almost missed out on “Search Party” in the post-election haze. That’s exactly when I needed it most.
Entertainment
The comedian talks to HuffPost about his new project with TBS.
Entertainment
May in the Summer is a comedic drama about a Palestinian-American writer who goes home to Jordan for her wedding. I had the pleasure of interviewing the writer, director, and star Cherien Dabis shortly after the film's world premiere last year at the Sundance Film Festival.
Videos
"Wild Canaries" is maybe the first of its kind: a screwball indie comedy that owes just as much to "The Thin Man" series and "Manhattan Murder Mystery" as it does to any mumblecore favorite made in the last decade.
Entertainment
Shawkat and Takal star in "Wild Canaries." "Wild Canaries" was in competition as a narrative feature at the SXSW Film Festival
Entertainment
This commentary continues on my website. Desperate, Malika takes a job that will earn her all the cash - but which could
Culture & Arts
AS: When I am not shooting I have been renting a studio in Downtown L.A. and have a 9 to 5 type thing where I spend all day
Entertainment
Where Amreeka dealt with the Arab-ness of Faour's character as being "the Other," May in the Summer brilliantly shows the challenges of being American, even Arab-American, in the Arab world.