Outgrowing Friendships

Part of growing up is finding your solid group of friends. Those that you know will be there for you when times get difficult. Fortunately, that also means cutting ties with some of your old friends. I say fortunately because even though it may hurt to let go of friendships, it is something we need … Continue reading Outgrowing Friendships

Mi Cultura

Hay momentos en cual me siento orgullosa de mi cultura. Tan pronto como llegan esos momentos, tan pronto se van. What is there to be proud of? The machismo injected in our veins? The erasure of indigenous communities? The anti-blackness? The cultural appropriation? The constant denial that any of these issues occur? Sure, our music … Continue reading Mi Cultura

Authenticity

I missed a couple of Blogtober posts. I was so determined to catch up and to complete this challenge. That all changed yesterday. Directors Alex Rivera and Cristina Ibarra came to one of my classes to speak on their journeys as filmmakers and their new project. In the end, Rivera mentioned something that stuck with … Continue reading Authenticity