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Filmmaker Desiree Kahikopo-Meiffret: “Love Will Always Trump Hate”

Filmmaker Desiree Kahikopo-Meiffret: “Love Will Always Trump Hate” By Margaret Gardiner Namibian producer/director Desiree Kahikopo-Meiffret’s Award-winning film, The White Line, is also her debut. It deals with a painful time in former Southwest Africa’s history when Namibia was ruled by Apartheid. While the language is harsh, it also captures the pain of being treated as less than. Learned hate is displayed,…

The Movie Zendaya Describes as “Absolutely Breathtaking”

The Movie Zendaya Describes as “Absolutely Breathtaking” By Calum Russell Rising from almost total obscurity, the American actor Zendaya has quickly become one of the most influential figures of contemporary culture, leading from the frontline. A phenomenal and dynamic performer, Zendaya has gone from a regular slot on the Disney channel to being one of the most sought-after actors in modern cinema,…

Actresses In Their 40s Are Finally Getting Interesting Roles

Actresses In Their 40s Are Finally Getting Interesting Roles By Helen Lewis In 2019, a 60-year-old Emma Thompson explained her sudden career renaissance. She had spent her youth playing romantic leads, but once she turned 40, she said, she could fill such roles only “in a pinch.” The offers became more limited, the parts smaller: a batty clairvoyant in the Harry Potter series; a wronged…