Director Spotlight: Emir Kumova on WAR OF COLORS “I thought it would be more authentic and respectful if a speech about the Black experience was written by black individuals”

The poetry read by Diandra Forrest, was it penned by her or someone else? The poetry was written by a mixture of people. I wrote some of the lines that are about discrimination. The rest of the speeches that are about the Black experience were written by two African American female writers. I thought it would be more authentic and respectful if a speech about … Continue reading Director Spotlight: Emir Kumova on WAR OF COLORS “I thought it would be more authentic and respectful if a speech about the Black experience was written by black individuals”

OSCAR SHORT FILM REVIEW – WAR OF COLORS- I am different not by choice but by birth and I stand proud, I stand tall, I make no apology because I am who I am ‘This is Me!’

Albinism: a congenital absence of pigment in the skin and hair (which are white) and the eyes (which are usually pink). Diandra Forrest is a person with albinism, as Rue, she delivers the role with an intense maturity that only someone living in that daily nightmare can. The whole emotion and intensity are further accentuated by the script which is hard-hitting and hurtful to listen.  The … Continue reading OSCAR SHORT FILM REVIEW – WAR OF COLORS- I am different not by choice but by birth and I stand proud, I stand tall, I make no apology because I am who I am ‘This is Me!’