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.
It is amazing to me, that a speech delivered way back in 1963 can be still so poignant in 2018. Whilst we should celebrate the progress that has been made, we should be ashamed and embarrassed at where we have failed; and we must continue to strive to deliver freedom and equality to all people... Continue Reading →
Is the world burning? Are these the end times? Look at the news Look at social media What has happened? Where are we heading? Murder, rape, slavery Terrorism, prison brakes Pirates, dictators, kingpins Money laundering, tax evasion Political corruption, corporate corruption Capitalism, communism, socialism Fuck-it-all-ism Domestic abuse Rampant prejudice Bullying, pedophilea, ... Continue Reading →