Cesar Martinez Barba’s “Dial Home” Documents the Post-Deportation Lives of the Undocumented – Review

Over the past several years, the deportation of undocumented immigrants in America has been a topic that has been on the minds of many. From DACA to The Dreamers, many have tried to take a stand against these deportations and the effect that they can have on those who are forced to leave the country they call home. Cesar Martinez Barba, director of Dial Home, … Continue reading Cesar Martinez Barba’s “Dial Home” Documents the Post-Deportation Lives of the Undocumented – Review

Olmo Omerzu’s THE LAST DAY OF PATRIARCHY brilliantly depicts the hold a patriarch can have on its family

This is a film that took me by surprise, a family patriarch is something you don’t hear of very often, coming from a culture where taking a request from elders is the norm, this film brilliantly depicts the hold a patriarch of the family has on its members. Olmo Omerzu’s (Bird Atlas) The Last Day of Patriarchy follows the story of young man who brings … Continue reading Olmo Omerzu’s THE LAST DAY OF PATRIARCHY brilliantly depicts the hold a patriarch can have on its family

Suzannah Mirghani’s AL-SIT challenges women’s empowerment

Many times we take for granted the freedom of choice we have living in a western society. Coming from a typically Pakistani background myself I can really relate with the  culture in this beautifully depicted film. Many women do not have the freedom to choose whom they marry, especially in small villages. Al-Sit follows the story of young Nafisa (Mihad Murtada) who lives in a village … Continue reading Suzannah Mirghani’s AL-SIT challenges women’s empowerment

Luke Benward displays his directing charisma in the Oscar worthy contender BOYS

Boys explores the story of two young friends, one coming from an elite household the other coming from somewhat a broken home who are playing in the desert when fun and games takes a very dark turn. In the opening of the trailer, you can see Cameron Crovetti (“Big Little Lies”) sitting in a bathtub streaked with blood, leading the audience to wonder what happened. Boys … Continue reading Luke Benward displays his directing charisma in the Oscar worthy contender BOYS

EDICIUS director Uzo Oleh is a cinematic genius

Written and Directed by the award-winning filmmaker and photographer Uzo Oleh, EDICIUS explores the story of Jason (Michael Socha – from television’s Chernobyl) a lawyer who has always adopted shortcuts rather than the latter, however he finds himself in over his head with a client who seems to be more a foe than a friend. Uzo Oleh has worked with some of the biggest names … Continue reading EDICIUS director Uzo Oleh is a cinematic genius