#FilmReview: “It Is in Us All” is set in #Ireland but is it #LGBT Representation or Not? Absolutely!

The description of “It is in Us All” was strange and puzzling to me: “a sexually charged boy”. Was the film pornographic in nature featuring an underaged male participant? I wasn’t intrigued by that but decided to watch in order to disprove or better understand why it was phrased in such a way, especially when […]

For #IndigenousPeoplesDay, my #Essay: “When I Think About America”

Originally published at Medium, Feb 2020, as a #BIPOC #personalessay #flashmemoir. (Photo of my mother and son, taken by me, 1997) When I think about #America, I think of the multi-millions of #Indigenous peoples who were killed, who were raped, who had their children ripped from their arms or who died from diseases deliberately introduced. […]

“Native’ hobbyism Is modern day #Colonialism” my op-ed at @CBC @cbcdocs & The Things Forgotten in All these “Debates” on “#Multiculturalism” & #CulturalAppropriation

Following my participation, albeit a small but contextually accurate part, in “Searching for Winnetou”, the 2018 documentary film on Indian hobbyism, with a million dollar budget very different than my own “Forget Winnetou! Loving in the Wrong Way” film, both in finances and tone, I was invited to write an op-ed published to CBC Docs. I […]

“Don’t Look Away – A New #PREY & #PREDATOR – An Educational #FilmReview

Don’t look away at any moment. Prey is a beautifully shot and realized film strategically different than its predecessors, arguably far outshining them in depth of story and character. Other reviews will take you through the cinematography, direction or dissection of fight scenes, symbolism and the new Predator appearance, and inevitably to Eurocentric based criticisms […]