True Emerson Shields

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Cinemashrink: Wadjda, 2013

Editor’s Note: Dr. Jane Alexander Stewart is on vacation.  Guest writer True Shields reviews Wadjda, the first film from a woman director shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, for October’s Cinemashrink and Newtopia’s Second Anniversary issue. Wadjda, 2013 Directed and Written by Hafiaa al-Mansour Starring Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, and Abdulrahman al-Guhani It’s not Saudi music … Continue reading

Cinemashrink: Fruitvale Station, 2013 (Double Feature)

Editor’s note: This month, Jane Alexander Stewart’s Cinemashrink review is followed by a second review by True Emerson Shields. True is a twenty-three year old graduate of UC Berkeley who worked for The Daily Californian and reported on one of many demonstrations that followed the death of Oscar Grant in 2009. He is now a … Continue reading