I went to see The Tree of Life for the first time with a
group of spiritually minded friends. Half loved it, half hated it. The second
time I went alone with my pen and paper.
Summer in the USA we've now witnessed our second public shooting spree. A Sikh temple in Oak Creek Wisconsin became
the target for another attack. In a broader, evolutionary context these
attacks aren't about darkness or evil as much as they are about daemonic
Copyright law now protects creative works for almost a
century. At the very least, copyright terms should be
drastically reduced. Of
course, the concept of revising creative compensation is based on the
presumption that we will still use monetary currency with inborn inflation in
the future. But a gradual transition would be better than picking up the pieces in a post-apocalyptic
Icaros: A Vision is a narrative feature about illness and healing in the Peruvian amazon. Leonor Caraballo, the film’s co-director, passed before seeing it finished. The film’s producer and co-writer Abou Farman sits down with mediums and readers to see how Leonor, his partner in life and art, feels about the film, her afterlife and other issues.