All Aboard the Diversity Love Boat

This past Saturday, we gathered our box full-o-rainbows and made our way to Levi’s elementary school to work the Gay Family Table at the annual Diversity Fair for the 3rd consecutive year. This is the event where we celebrate the… Read moreAll Aboard the Diversity Love Boat

Give cash. Make art.

It’s been far too long since I’ve written about the inspirational, talented and gorgeous team in life and love Hanan Kattan and Shamim Sarif. This is the couple that brought us the fantastic books and films The World Unseen and… Read moreGive cash. Make art.

Enlightening news

If you’ve read entries past, then you know of our connection to the ladies behind Enlightenment Productions, The World Unseen and I Can’t Think Straight: Hanan Kattan and Shamim Sarif. I have tracked their successes with you over the past… Read moreEnlightening news

TWU sweeps SAFTAS

VEELS GELUK, MABROOK and CONGRATULATIONS to our dear friends and filmmakers, Shamim Sarif and Hanan Kattan for the 11 awards they won at the SAFTAs this year for THE WORLD UNSEEN. The SAFTAs are the local version of the Oscars… Read moreTWU sweeps SAFTAS

I Can’t Think Straight

Yet another plug. I CAN’T THINK STRAIGHT opens in theatres on Friday, and I hope you’re all able to go. It’s a romantic comedy about two women from traditional backgrounds (one is from the Middle East and one is of… Read moreI Can’t Think Straight

The World Unseen – See it!

Have I mentioned that The World Unseen premieres November 7 in the U.S. & Canada? I will have to address Proposition 8 next week. I just can’t let those misguided Mormons who spent $21 million to pass a ban on… Read moreThe World Unseen – See it!

BE THERE OR BE SQUARE

Wouldn’t it have been amazing to meet Spike Lee during his path from creative novice to commercial success? Can you imagine being so passionate and driven about filmmaking that you put everything on the line to follow a dream that… Read moreBE THERE OR BE SQUARE