David Bartlett’s MOUSIE uses art as a weapon of hope to survive

No matter how old you are, losing your loved ones is one of the worst feelings. Whatever the reason is, it is always hard. However, when it happens at a young age, when you need the support of your parents the most, it can be way harder. Especially, if it is because of war, terror and persecution. Director David Bartlett and producer Will Poole came together for the second time (after their … Continue reading David Bartlett’s MOUSIE uses art as a weapon of hope to survive

Erica Eng’s AMERICANIZED is a timely story of an American Chinese high -schooler seeking to belong

Socializing and sense of belonging is what every human looks for. Since childhood people interact with others and try to fit in a group with similar interests, visions, goals or ideas. However, when your background and the way you are raised clashes this can be quite challenging. People tend to become friends with people who are similar to them; therefore, when you have a mixed … Continue reading Erica Eng’s AMERICANIZED is a timely story of an American Chinese high -schooler seeking to belong

Jerry Hoffmann and Stella Flicker’s Student Academy Award Nominated Film I AM questions public discourse on robot ethics

Robots are always one of the hot topics in this century. Technology is improving rapidly and people cannot help but wonder what the future holds. It is expected that robots will become a part of our everyday life, which raises some concerns. Writer Florens Huhn, director Jerry Hoffmann, producer Stella Flicker and photographer Lena Katharina Krause have come together for a second time (after their … Continue reading Jerry Hoffmann and Stella Flicker’s Student Academy Award Nominated Film I AM questions public discourse on robot ethics

Molly Manning Walker’s Good Thanks, You illustrates the mental torment victims endure in the aftermath of sexual assault

Starring Jasmine Jobson (Top Boy) and Michael Ward (Steve McQueen’s Small Axe) In an age where sexual assault remains debated as a reprehensible crime and often used in jokes under the guise of dark humour, “Good Thanks, You?” illustrates mental torment victims endure in the aftermath of sexual assault. At just sixteen, Director Molly Manning Walker became one of the many victims of sexual assault. … Continue reading Molly Manning Walker’s Good Thanks, You illustrates the mental torment victims endure in the aftermath of sexual assault

The Present Director Farah Nabulsi, “Apartheid is alive and kicking”

Quanda Graves talks with the talented director Farah Nabulsi, about her award winning film The Present. Farah Nabulsi’s The Present is heartwarmingly stirring: It’s about a family who must pass through a segregated and alarming checkpoint just to buy their weekly groceries. It is charging and captivatingly sad. The Present shows us that while we can just take a drive or walk to our stores without a scratch … Continue reading The Present Director Farah Nabulsi, “Apartheid is alive and kicking”