THIS IS GOING TO END WELL by Selena Kuikahi

SCENE 1:INT. QUEER NIGHTCLUB – NIGHT (2019) VEGA (22, long brown hair, tan complexion, arm filled with miscellaneous doodle-like tattoos) waits at the bar, twirling a marker between her fingers. POP MUSIC drowns out the CHATTER of bar goers.AVERY (23, short black hair just shaggy enough to escape a “bowl cut” moniker, cuticles shredded out … Read moreTHIS IS GOING TO END WELL by Selena Kuikahi

(Issue 13) Theater, Film & TV Feature: Jose Useche

Interview by Kimber Monroe, Photography by Joana Meurkens As the new Editor of Mixed Mag’s Theater, Film and TV section, I wanted to have my first stab at featuring someone who I not only consider an upcoming giant in the industry, but a fellow peer. As an BIPOC actor and writer myself, I understand the … Read more(Issue 13) Theater, Film & TV Feature: Jose Useche

The U.S Underfunds Education and Dominates Entertainment: Conscious Consumption of Art Has Taught Me More Than Public School by Trinity Townsend

Illustration by iggdeh The United States education system has been in an era of decline since the onset of the Great Recession in 2007. With the federal government struggling to keep itself afloat at the time, various areas received funding cuts and education was one of the areas most impacted. Although the economy has improved … Read moreThe U.S Underfunds Education and Dominates Entertainment: Conscious Consumption of Art Has Taught Me More Than Public School by Trinity Townsend

How Are You? by Minh Pham

INT. GROCERY STORE – DAY ALINA (22F, tired, going through it) browses the smoothies & juices in the produce section. She keeps raising her hand to grab something but hesitates, and never does. TIFFANY (O.S.) Alina? TIFFANY (22F, naturally pretty, put-together in a way that makes you feel bad about yourself) is all of a … Read moreHow Are You? by Minh Pham

The Doll Master by Ilnaz Faizal

EXT. FACTORY – DAY  A large, shabby factory stands in the middle of nowhere. The outline of buildings can be seen in the distance. Occasional cawing breaks the silence.  A crow sits on a telephone pole. It soars down and lands on a window-sill that leads into the main factory floor.  INT. FACTORY – CONTINUOUS  … Read moreThe Doll Master by Ilnaz Faizal

9 Days For Us by Selena Kuikahi

INT. GRANDMOTHER’S HOUSE – EVENING A picture of an old Filipino man hangs above the fireplace adorned with flowers and candles. People are sitting in folding chairs at the front of the room. A standing CROWD fills the empty space in the living room reaching back into the kitchen. GERALDINE, a 25-year-old Filipino woman, sits … Read more9 Days For Us by Selena Kuikahi

Tiny Laughs: Web Series

Created by Laura Rivas and Rukshan Thenuwara A queer Latina architect meets a struggling Asian comic who’s just come out…as unemployed, their instant spark sends them on a humorous and heartwarming journey through the city of dreams. From the creators: This series is a love story to Los Angeles and echoes our journey through the … Read moreTiny Laughs: Web Series

Dangerous Day by Anthony David Vernon

INT. DETECTIVE MARSHALL FRANK’S OFFICE – DAY There is wall calendar that is dated December 15, 1979. MARSHALL FRANK, a middle aged detective is sat at his organized desk with an empty ash tray looking over case files. While looking over the case files, Marshall’s facial expression is simultaneously stern and saddened. A knock on … Read moreDangerous Day by Anthony David Vernon

Colin in Black and White: Review by Maya Paco

It’s only in certain cases that I feel moved enough to take out my computer and write about a television show. The last time I felt the inspiration to comment on something I watched, was after the first episode of Ryan Murphy’s Pose. I am again moved with the tingled feeling of WOW during the … Read moreColin in Black and White: Review by Maya Paco

Characters Need Siblings by Minh Pham

The breadth of storytelling in cinema knows no bounds. Film is about love and heartbreak, triumph and failure, heroes and villains, dragons and haggard looking people with thick accents, Leonardo DiCaprio and lines of cocaine on butts of beautiful strangers, and so on and so forth. Through decades of beautiful storytelling and the evolution of … Read moreCharacters Need Siblings by Minh Pham

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