His film Para la Guerra (To War), happened after a chance meeting in Cuba, with a veteran of the liberation war in Angola. Appearing crazy to many people he showed himself a fighter in the soul… his traumas expressed through his body. And still a committed revolutionary.
What attracts him to places that are different from the world he grew up in is that the connection can only be universal, not personal. It harms art to think that stories only belong to those who were involved. Empathy means putting yourself in the other person’s shoes. Graham […]
Is a home an island of vertical stability in a slippery sliding horizontal world? What happens when you can’t find one, or are forced to leave? And is it always the best thing for a mother to stay with her child? Graham Douglas “Mobile homes” is a film […]
It is essential to understand what is happening in context, through the eyes of those who are living through it. Conspiracy theories are endemic for historical reasons. Imposing western categories and offering ‘solutions’ creates resentment. Refugees want to return but what will be left?
Europe is home to an enormous variety of countries and cities, each with its own charms and reasons to live there. Even if you are not intending to live there, plenty of others are, and that’s why purchasing a property in Europe can be a very effective investment tool. You […]