Bobbi and the Strays is part of New York City’s growing movement toward no-kill animal shelters. But can we save every animal?
Originally published in Queens Chronicle on 20 March, 2014.
Review of Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac.
Originally published in Unmediated, March 14, 2014.
Globus USA on Radio 24syv interviewed me about women and Hollywood on Oscar night. In Danish.
Women are underrepresented behind and in front of the camera. At the Athena Film Festival at Barnard College, strong women insisted on discussing inequality and raise the questions about gender discrimination that nobody dares answer.
Originally posted in Denmark’s largest newspaper Politiken on 20 Feb, 2014. (in Danish)
What can we do about the lack of female-centered movies?
Originally published on Arts and Crit on 15 March, 2014
Several organizations are working to provide affordable, healthy food to low-income New Yorkers through urban farmsteads, mobile markets and hands-on gardening programs. But what do public housing residents think about healthy eating?
Co-written by Micah Luxen and Natalie Rahhal. Originally posted on NYCinFocus on 21 Oct, 2013.
The runners come in all ages, nationalities, body types, costumes and exhaustion levels. One man with wild black hair, wearing nothing but red shorts and running shoes, dribbles a basketball. Other guys are dressed like Waldo, or wear a suit or a banana costume. A young woman in yellow tosses her gray mittens to the side of the street. A middle aged man in black with a belly and a big yellow bandage around his right knee wears a painful expression and barely lifts his feet off the ground. Several runners duck under the barrier, do stretches while in the restroom line, then sprint back to the course.
It’s the New York City Marathon, and at the corner of Lafayette Avenue and Clermont Avenue in Brooklyn, between Mile 8 and 9, a crowd of windswept New Yorkers in hoodies and windbreakers cheer for the runners. Some holds signs or flags, others…
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Everyday grocery shopping has become much more of a hassle for the residents of the Lower East Side since Pathmark’s branch on Cherry Street closed.
Originally published on NYCinFocus on 17 Oct, 2013.
Seniors in Baruch Houses on the Lower East Side gather every Saturday to make money, find a good bargain and enjoy each other’s company.
Originally published on NYCinFocus on 5 Oct, 2013.