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Happy New Year: a letter to myself

You spend too much time waiting for the future, thinking that when you get the degree, when the seasons change, when you get that promotion your life will begin. You stupid girl, you’ve wasted a year waiting for life to begin. You naive beautiful…
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My Christmas Gift To Biracial Children

For all those children who have parents from different worlds, the so-called biracial children, and for those whose name seems so unpronounceable for the rest of the world (I am one of you), this is my Christmas gift to you shared directly from…
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If You Care About Afro Hair Read This

Few days ago I posted about the so-called Nappy Hair (you can read the post here), and just as I was getting into my working routine I discovered an amazing project. It's called My Hair My Voice and it's a documentary narrating the stories behind…
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This Week I Met 2011Nobel Peace Prize, Leymah Gbowee

She was bold. She was beautiful. She was cultured. She was humble. What is your idea of Nobel Peace Prize, and for the love of god do not think about European Union and so forth. My idea of Nobel Peace Prize is of someone shining, someone always…
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New Doc Tackles Division Between Blacks in U.S. - The Africa Channel

One polarizing behaviour both communities employ is name-calling, which includes “booty-scratcher” to describe Africans and “Akata” to describe African-Americans. There is a sense that both groups use slurs to identify each other, when…

Common Feelings: I Too Need a Community

It is something we never cease to stress enough: whenever you decide to travel or move somewhere, you really need a community. Many people we interviewed for (IN)VISIBLE CITIES told us so and they couldn't have been more right. A community…

Io, noi, voi: percorsi di chi è pronto ad ascoltare l'invisibile e chi no.

Non tutti hanno la curiosità o la voglia di ascoltare, ma non è un problema. Alla ricerca di un altro posto dove proiettare (IN)VISIBLE CITIES, lo scorso fine settimana siamo andati a trovare un regista indipendente di lungo corso, che è…