#APAParkCity 2019 Has Just Wrapped Its 15th Edition. Here’s What I Thought Of It.

“The first year, it was a party. The second year, it was a happening. Now, this is an annual event. You know what we call that? We call that a tradition.” So said Winston Emano, for many years the program … Continue reading #APAParkCity 2019 Has Just Wrapped Its 15th Edition. Here’s What I Thought Of It.

Butt-Raped by Hollywood Again, or, My Tiresome Relationship With “Diversity”

I procrastinated all summer and autumn long uploading this video. Watching it again and again, after a year-long slog of sitting through a seemingly endless string of panels, symposiums, and talks on how people of color can play a part … Continue reading Butt-Raped by Hollywood Again, or, My Tiresome Relationship With “Diversity”

Park City ’17: Outcasts, Aliens, and Anti-Heroes

Arriving in Park City for another full day of movie-watching turns out to be significantly delayed…this day, Saturday, the third full day of screenings at Sundance and Slamdance, is all about the women. Well, at least the 10,000 or so … Continue reading Park City ’17: Outcasts, Aliens, and Anti-Heroes

Park City ’17: Between Two Worlds

So this morning marks the dawn of the Fourth Reich, during which the coronation of the 45th President will take place; and 2,100 miles west in Park City, UT, nearly 40,000 out-of-towners converging for the start of the Sundance and … Continue reading Park City ’17: Between Two Worlds