The View from a Small Island: Asian American Film Director interviewed

Offered through the Gina Davis Institute on Gender in Media< may 26th. AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS -See Jane Influencer Screening and Q&A with Filmmaker Grace Lee- May 26th. In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs. A fireside chat with Director Grace … Continue reading The View from a Small Island: Asian American Film Director interviewed

The View from a Small Island: What We Learned from a Pandemic and Political Upheaval

I was laid low by the second shot of the Moderna vaccine.  With a sore arm and flu-like symptoms, while sleeping the better part of three days, I lost interest in food or friends—I could not stay awake. Moderna vaccine, while protecting me from Covid 19 closed the door to my usual ‘I live to … Continue reading The View from a Small Island: What We Learned from a Pandemic and Political Upheaval

The View from a Small Island: Surviving 2020–part II

“Covid 19 Survival is putting a lid on how you feel” (a seven-minute read) Last week I zoom’ed with my 21-year-old granddaughter gathering her observations of 2020. How she approached and survived the Pandemic during her third year at university. What she learned is proof we could live through this unsettling pandemic in unusual ways … Continue reading The View from a Small Island: Surviving 2020–part II

The View from a Small Island: Ode to a Nap

On the first week of a new decade, I feel ‘a nap’ coming on. Perhaps this is driven by the weather: rainy, solid cloud cover, foggy when the drizzle lets up. In general, a stay-at-home, climb under a new (gift from grandson) soft wrap and sip hot chocolate kind-of-day. ODE TO A NAP: Back in … Continue reading The View from a Small Island: Ode to a Nap

The View from a Small Island: Policing in the U.S.A (2020)

In the recent spate of violent conflicts , an epidemic of civilian deaths at the hands of police forces has erupted across U.S. cities in 2020. Then compounded by angry violent ideological extremists, I felt as though I was limping through a continuing nightmare. Unable to overlook these frightening events and feeling a responsibility to … Continue reading The View from a Small Island: Policing in the U.S.A (2020)