Representation matters in movies, because when we do not portray a world that is representative of the reality of this beautifully diverse planet that we live on, when we do not present the possibility of impossibility to all; we deny people the opportunity to dream and to project. It is not simply the narrative that we lead people to believe, by giving them this historic line that they are some how less than, but it is also the lack of possibility that we deny people, by reducing their capacity to dream.
Let me tell you about my America The land that I have always loved It is not a land of a particular political party Or a certain belief system It is a cultural melting pot of the world It is a place of hope & promise The land of dreams Dreams for all Where... Continue Reading →
Our first full day in Paris was a Wednesday and it was quite a contrast from the previous day. Tuesday had been a day of many contrasting emotions, the sadness of leaving my Dad & my home town, then the joy of seeing my sister for the first time in almost 5 years. We added... Continue Reading →
What do you want from life? That great question that seems so important, we are forever asking it of ourselves & of others, just as they ask it from us. It also begs the question, what are you willing to want? You see it’s no use to call a fantasy a dream. If you’re not... Continue Reading →
What if I really am just some bloke? What if Spielberg doesn’t spot me in Wal-Mart Saying I’m the superstar he’s been waiting to discover? What if my ramblings are just that? Not literary genius just waiting for Oxford head brass To say this is the one, the one we’ve been searching for? ... Continue Reading →
Flower box in a window Plastic elephant walking through A miniature jungle The hippo carries the window Over the plains Towards a muddy waterfall As an orangutan Skis down a mountain And jumps And flies through the window In the middle of it all With a great crash And a shriek Then it is over... Continue Reading →
11 years ago today A one way ticket was used A K1 visa was cashed in A last shot at happiness or the first real leap of faith? 11 years ago today A chasm was bridged 6+ months of agony were ended How can you decide to spend the rest of your life with... Continue Reading →
When I was a child I used to dream a lot Dream in my sleep Dream in my wake I used to dream big I dreamt beyond my talents I dreamt of things that seems beyond imagination I dreamt of many ways to fly The world told me I had no right to my dreams... Continue Reading →