Ray Lobo 54POSTS

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A Cuban-American obsessed with documentaries and anything by Kubrick, Haneke, Breillat, or McQueen. If he is not watching films in his hometown of Miami, he is likely travelling somewhere in Asia enjoying okonomiyaki or pho.

The Novice: Review

When I was in grammar school one of the metrics by which teachers assessed students’ performance was something labelled “self-directedness.”  Given that I went

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She Had A Dream: Review

Ghofrane Binous is a twenty-five-year-old caught up in the political uncertainty of a Post-Arab Spring Tunisia.  Director Raja Amari’s documentary, She Had a Dream,

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Beans: Review

Director Tracey Deer’s coming-of-age drama, Beans, tells the story of a young girl that goes by the nickname Beans (Kiawentiio).  Her and her family

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Pause

The Cypriot film, Pause, opens with a shot of a woman sitting in a gynecologist’s waiting room.  Elpida’s (Stella Fyrogeni) face appears exhausted.  She

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Hating Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell has been a central figure in LGBTQ activism both in the Anglosphere and throughout the world.  For decades, he has been a

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