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Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon marked the entrance of the first South Asian Disney Princess into the pantheon of women that we’ve loved for years…Keep reading
Eight Nonfiction Films Combine Art, Science, Storytelling: Sundance Institute | Sandbox Fund Grantees
Park City, UT — The nonprofit Sundance Institute and Sandbox Films today announced the 12 filmmakers and eight projects selected as the next cohort for support by the Sundance Institute | Sandbox…Keep reading
Listen to the Interview with Five Tiger Director Nomawonga Khumalo on the Thoughts and Talks Podcast
“Women hold the knife on the sharp side!” In this episode of Thoughts and Talks, I spoke with “Five Tiger” Writer and Director, Nomawonga Khumalo, about…Keep reading
I’m so happy to announce that I’ve finally taken the time to go through my audio files and organize my first podcast series. I’ve done a…Keep reading
It’s a trend in pop culture, especially Marvel movies, that when writing female characters they fall into one of two categories. One, they serve as an…Keep reading
Live long and prosper my friends! I’m a HUGE Star Trek fan and I have been for as long as I can remember. I’ve seen every…Keep reading
There are few things in the world of pop culture that has consistently brought us as many entertaining stories as the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Now…Keep reading
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Hi, I’m just a country-girl made in Panama! I’m a Gender and Sustainability Specialist and my work takes me all around the world. I love writing about my passion for food, adventure, and living a healthy and happy life!