Editor’s Note

by Stephanie Eyocko The seeds for the food section were sown over a phone call I had with my mother, Sabine Eyocko, in March.  I had an appetite for Ndole, an aromatic Cameroonian stew made of bitter leaves (Vernonia amygdalina) and a rich paste of groundnut, onions, garlic. As it cooks, crayfish is added and…

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Contemplating South Asia Through “Carnival Row” by Rida Akhtar Ghumman

Covid-19, leading to a global seclusion by a larger populace, enhanced the user base of modern television media like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO etc. manifold. Today when America is revolting against state level practice of racism and discrimination, the role of such media channels and their creative criticism of various political prejudices becomes even…

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DIRECTOR SPOTLIGHT:

RODGER WOODRUFF III Rodger Woodruff is an award nominated filmmaker based in Dallas, Texas. Lately he divides his time between making music videos for local artists he connects with and directing short films. His work has been screened in multiple festivals and featured in Lyrical Lemonade, the Dallas Observer, URBANIA France and more. In his…

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Making & Releasing Movies in the Dystopian Present by Miguel Silveria

April 2015.  Heroes are confusing.  As a child in Brazil, I grew accustomed to seeing films from the U.S.A depicting racial injustices being fought by heroic light-skinned fellas who used their rationality and generosity to help liberate the downtrodden from their burdens. It is now clear that if what these films portrayed then is still…

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