What is Disney’s Raya and The Last Dragon Really an Allegory For?

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 and years. In recent years, the production company has used these films to tackle very complex topics. With Mulan, they tackled the barriers women face due to antiquated implicitContinue reading “What is Disney’s Raya and The Last Dragon Really an Allegory For?”

Happy Batman Day From Batman’s Biggest Fan

Everyone loves Batman right! I mean what’s not to love about a brooding, secretive, tough as nails, genius, billionaire who can kick ass. LOL Well enough people love him for him to have his very own day and today’s that day. Batman was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, and debuted inContinue reading “Happy Batman Day From Batman’s Biggest Fan”

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 Fund. The fund aims to elevate the voices of independent artists working at the intersection of science and nonfiction storytelling as they produce and promote work and discourse thatContinue reading “Eight Nonfiction Films Combine Art, Science, Storytelling: Sundance Institute | Sandbox Fund Grantees”

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 her film and its Black feminist themes which highlight the culture of silence, religious exploitation, sex work, femicide, and many other poignant topics. FIVE TIGER SYNOPSIS: A God-fearing womanContinue reading “Listen to the Interview with Five Tiger Director Nomawonga Khumalo on the Thoughts and Talks Podcast”

Announcing the DG Speaks Podcast Thoughts and Talks

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 ton of interviews over the past several months with creatives, thought leaders, and entrepreneurs. I’ve also had several fascinating conversations with with friends and family that I’ve included inContinue reading “Announcing the DG Speaks Podcast Thoughts and Talks”

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