Brandon Soderberg

Brandon Soderberg

Writer/Film Columnist

Brandon Soderberg is a reporter from Baltimore. He is the former editor-in-chief of Baltimore City Paper, the cofounder of Baltimore Beat, and is currently co-writing a book about the Gun Trace Task Force for St. Martin’s Press.

Stories by Brandon Soderberg
At Hamilton Gallery, meditative psychedelic soul-searching with an Xbox controller

If 1917, a video game, is a movie, then Oldenburg's video games, sitting in the back room of the Hamilton Gallery, are movies.

The deeply personal educational documentary explores the origins of an African fabric.

Obinyan ostensibly frames Wax Print around asking the question, “Is wax print African?” It’s a question that is both impossible to answer and has a pretty obvious answer: Yes. You have likely seen wax print and, just as likely, somebody ripping off its style.

Semi-fictional new wave movie ambles around with Jean-Michel Basquiat and Merce Cunningham's challenging choreography—in 3D!

Downtown 81, a somewhat fictional, hang-out movie starring Jean-Michel Basquiat and Alla Kovgan's assiduous documentary, Cunningham, screening in Baltimore

Anthony's new film about instant replay and tennis is an incredibly subversive 36-minute dérive of a documentary, viewed in ESPN's 30 for 30 series.

This is how one should reckon with sport—an expressive, important, often communal thing that is also big business and ultimately comes down to, well, rules that never entirely make sense.