“I share therefore I am”

"That third idea, that we will never have to be alone, is central to changing our psyches. It's shaping a new way of being. The best way to describe it is 'I share, therefore, I am.' ... We slip into thinking that always being connected is going to make us feel less alone. But we …

But the notion that there is a proper and responsible way to become or to be a foreign correspondent — go to journalism school, get a lowly reporter job, work your way diligently up the ladder, take risks only backed by robust institutional support — and that all others are recklessly irresponsible, if not illegitimate, …

31 ticket stubs later

Needless to say, I took full advantage of my conference pass at this year's Hot Docs festival. Here's a list of the films I saw: The Manor The Human Scale Terms and Conditions May Apply I Am Breathing Estela/Who Is Dayani Cristal? Valentine Road In the Shadow of the Sun The Exhibition Happy Birthday Emily/Furever …

Africa and Film

Some of the crews at Kwita Izina 2012, the gorilla naming ceremony in Rwanda. I've been working at Hot Docs as an Industry Programs Intern for a few weeks now. One of the most exciting projects I've been working on is their Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund for African filmmakers, which you can read more …