In every generation, we must get free. Let everyone of us work, let none of us shirk our duty. I do not think that there is anything that is functionally–by its very nature–absolutely liberating. Liberty is a practice… The liberty of men is never assured by the institutions and laws that are intended to guarantee… Read More hold on, hold on
Escaping her disgust with herself, she walks out into the night to haunt a familiar tea room—to meet a familiar stranger. An encounter with the stranger, her lover, who asks her to stay here in Hiroshima is the beginning of a slow walk through the empty streets of the night city. He’s going to kiss… Read More screen memory
Terror! In filmic imagination, the end of the world is really associated with the end of the city. World War II saw the full destruction of great cities by radiation and fire. The massive loss of life in the powerful haze of giant mushroom clouds and the slower deaths, memorialized in films like Gojira (1954) and… Read More end times
My dad sent me this wonderful picture of Lagos, his hometown, in the year of his birth. Friday, October 1, 2010 marked the 50th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence from British rule. Remember?