Ugh, Another Blogging Millennial
Written In honor of the late director John Homeh, 1952-2020 REVIEW Released in 1991, John Homeh’s film Wardeh Deesheh is widely known as the first and most successful Assyrian feature length film. Nearly 30 years after the film’s release, the story feels like opening a time capsule of outdated special effects and shoulder pads while … Continue reading Wardeh Deesheh: a Thirty Year Retrospective
Originally published in the Assyrian Star, August 2019 Growing up as a first generation Assyrian-American in Diaspora, I was like most, instilled with a great pride in our ancient heritage. A Lamassu statue sat on my bookshelf and relief replicas of ancient lion-hunts lined our hallways, reminding me of my 6000 year old roots. My … Continue reading Diaspora In Bloom: Shifting Perspectives Through Art
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