White Helmets – A Documentary Short on Netflix

September 19, 2016

The strife in Syria has been going on for five years at this point. A lot of the story is on the refugee crisis, with millions of Syrians fleeing their country to find a life somewhere else. But, as a picture of a young boy named Omran Daqneesh, who was covered in dust after he […]

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The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

September 28, 2015

I never really had much of an association with Oakland before I started working there more than 6 years ago. However, I have really come to love the experiences I’ve had in “The Town” as it’s called, whether it’s sipping a gibraltar at Blue Bottle HQ around Jack London Square, walking around Uptown and Downtown […]

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These Birds Walk

March 2, 2014

I’ve been to Pakistan a few times. Karachi, specifically. I used to go a lot more when I was younger with my family but things change and so in the past 20 years, I’ve only been twice. I’ve always seen Karachi from a certain perspective and with the documentary These Birds Walk, which I only […]

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Dirty Wars: A Must-See Documentary

June 17, 2013

I think the way that watching Romcoms and Bollywood films have a tendency to give one an unrealistic expectations on relationships, being a Superman fan has given me a skewed view of what “Truth, Justice, and the American Way” mean. It saddens me then whenever I watch something like Dirty Wars and realize that our […]

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