But that hope is that the artists stand firm and insist on the truths they perceive. Not the ones they abstract for profit but the truths of the living moment.
While recovering from a persistent super cough, I figured I had to have another go at Donald Trump albeit from a prone position. I admired Celik Kayalar for standing up and having his say about the Trump menace and the grave risk his candidacy ...
I've always liked the slogan, "Opinion rules the world." The 15,000 is a chronicle of opinions I'd like to have more heft in the neighborhood. I've lived long enough to realize that silence has great value. I think it's the great growing space pregnant in the seed before it blooms. And then you talk.
Every month I'll be writing on a topic related to our films: production, distribution, exhibition. Or I'll follow inspiration, desperation and other burrs under the saddle to talk about cinema, art, society ... the gamut.
I'm hoping to hear your views. I only know my own and so I'm at a disadvantage. You are 15,000 and I am one. The only way we can make progress is if you are as candid as I try to be. If you make an honest effort to cut through the mist and tell the truths... read more