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…

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Paraguay, Theatre & College: An Interview with Yvanna Manuela Tassy-Gimenez by Leela Kiyawat

If there’s anything I’ve learned at college, it’s that roommates generally tend to either be your worst enemy or your family for life. Lucky for me, I ended up rooming with one of the coolest performance majors at Fordham University: Yvanna Manuela Tassy-Gimenez. Yvanna is a first year student studying Theatre in the Lincoln Center…

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New Age Afrofuturism: Using Music and Film to Reference the Past and Create a Narrative of Black Futures by Trinity Townsend

In the media, ideas of the future have historically been portrayed through science fiction. However, when analyzing science fiction as a literary and cinematic genre, Black faces are seldom at the forefront. The 1985 blockbuster Back to The Future is a notable title in science fiction but when looking at the cast list, I see…

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Drewe Goldstein is Branching Out (a Minh Pham interview series) by Minh Pham

The sun blazed outside, as it should on a hot summer’s day in July. Drewe Goldstein doesn’t mind. They settled down comfortably, inside, in a cozy nook of the New York apartment they’d freshly moved into since beginning as the artistic and production assistant for the Montgomery Place Festival at Bard College. I didn’t mind…

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“We’re Waiting WAT; Or, an English lesson on the word Gimmick” By Thai Harris Singer

*Editor’s note – The author of this piece would like it to be known that this is a work-in-progress, and that the notes from the original doc are very important. So next to the paragraphs with bolded lines there are pictures of the authors notes about the piece. * Don’t expect too much from me,…

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