You Resemble Me

You Resemble Me (2021)

You Resemble Me opens with an alarming image. A young girl leans over a highrise apartment balcony, her feet off the floor, evidently flirting with the idea of flinging herself headfirst onto the concrete far below – before she pulls herself back from the brink, and rejoins her family. This is little Hasna (Lorenza Grimaudo),…

Slam

Slam (2018)

Slam first published by EyeforFilm After once more venting her feminist, anti-colonialist, anti-racist anger onstage in an elegantly constructed tirade of words (in fact penned by spoken-word artist/activist Candy Royalle, who has since passed away), Syrian-Australian slam poet Ameena Nasser (Danielle Horvat) vanishes. As he searches for the missing younger sister from whom he had…