Berlinale 2020: “Maybe a singular mountain is a feeling,” an interview with Pushpendra Singh

by MLP As the festival came to a close, and my viewing-energy dwindled, my dear friend Anuj wrote me one evening to ask if I would be interested in watching an Indian film in the morning, and to interview the director afterwards. One month earlier, I had felt a similar call from the ether; after meeting a couple of guys from India in the lobby … Continue reading Berlinale 2020: “Maybe a singular mountain is a feeling,” an interview with Pushpendra Singh

Women’s Day: Two Poems ‘after Adrienne Rich’

by Kaylee Lockett This the Dream In this poem,everything is a woman.And by that I meaneverything is water.Hard, clean, rushing. Everything is eatingflowers.  Nasturtiums.Shawarma.  We all havebellies, here, in this poem.In this poem we are all fed.Every other poem touchesthis one, which changes them.It has always been here, rightin front of your ears.When the knife is inside youthis poem.  Whenyour child this poembreaks and melts andcleanses, … Continue reading Women’s Day: Two Poems ‘after Adrienne Rich’