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

Chicana

Growing up in a Mexican household while living in the United States is not necessarily easy. From the outside world, there is this pressure to assimilate into American culture. Even little things, like people being shocked you do not understand a pop culture reference, make you feel like the oddball. Withing your family and Mexican … Continue reading Chicana