Franny and Zoey

I had always been intrigued by universities, maybe because it used to be a foreign concept to me or because of the mystery that surrounds the idea of university. In 2008, I decided to take a solo trip to the United States to check out two universities, Yale and Columbia. My first stop was Columbia…

Def Poetry Jam

Poetry is often thought of to be boring yet poetry is much more than that! Poetry can bring out emotions, power of words, and most of all, creativity. At Def Poetry Jam poets of the spoken word recite their work, and one particular poet, Daniel Beaty, caught my attention as he recites his amazingly powerful…

Genie

Genie, a child victim of heinous child abuse and neglect, had been documented extensively during her rehabilitation after living in excruciating circumstances for the first 13 years of her life. This documentary shows the ability of the human brain in learning a language, and the limitations, which Genie faced after an extensive period of neglect…