Feminist political theorist/activist . Journalist, playwright - studying screenwriting. Craft, structure, film as empathy machine. Love indies & French films. Want to tell difficult stories of multicultural pleasures & dangers in Islands. Cuaron’s ROMA my template of a powerfully political film with no didacticism. Character-driven stories in a chaotic world. Wanting to navigate our current brave new world across race, gender, class, ecological, sexualities, ableism -to come out on the other side with a transformative & still sassy Democratic polity.