Tag: Mateo Olivier

Eid and some blessings with a hefty helping of spice

LOVE THAT DEFIES the sometimes dogmatic grip of convention is taken under the rich loupe of the judginess of adult children, a community’s collective sweet tooth for juicy gossip, and a writer’s ability to navigate tradition with levity. This is what you can expect in Barakat, Amy Jephta’s […]

I am my mother’s child

VERY RARELY DO you get a coming together of narrative values that are not only sensitive to the text that they honour, but also have the maturity and sense of purpose to create a filmic product that stands on its own creative feet. This is what happens in […]