"Alone" Explores the Battle Within
Multiple members of the Narrative team worked on a short film together last year, titled Alone. It was featured in the New York State international film festival last week. Alone was directed by Narrative’s very own Joshua Stanley, and was written and produced by our very own Mya Anderson. Alone is a film that explores themes of self worth, isolation and mental fragmentation in a unique and powerful way.
Hollywood's Bleeding So Where Do We Go?
So, you have just created a piece of art. You’ve directed a movie, written a book or produced your best song yet. Obviously, the next step is getting people to see or hear it. What’s the point of creating, if not to share with others? But, what is your goal? Most creators are looking for an audience, at least more than just your mom. We might say fame and money aren’t important, but is that true? Isn’t recognition how we thrive in our fields?
Mecario | Being Truly Authentic in Music
This week we talk with R&B musician Mecario about about how he lays his entire life out in his music. We also talk about how men and women alike are using their platforms to empower women and Mindy Kaling's new movie about diversity behind the camera in Hollywood.
"Just Mercy" in a World of Injustice
Just Mercy is a film directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and is based on the real-life trial of Walter Mcmillian who, with the help of a young defense attorney named Bryan Stevenson, works to overturn his murder conviction. The film stars powerhouses, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, and Brie Larson.
Why the Popes? - Religion Trends in Film
In an age where it is the fashion to question everything, trust no one, and unquestionably doubt the intentions of organized religion, people are continually fascinated by the ideas of power, corruption, and scandal within the realm of the church. Specifically, in this discussion, the Catholic church.
Greta Gerwig Challenges Us to be Daring
In a world where directors are auteurs and those auteurs are usually men, it is nearly a miracle that any female director could be a household name. Well, thank God for Greta Gerwig, because she has turned the industry upside down. To the public, it seemed as though she came out of nowhere but behind the scenes, Greta Gerwig has been climbing the ladder with a hammer in her pocket hellbent on shattering the glass ceiling.
Illustrator C.S. Fritz | Taking Time to Rest
This week we talk with author, illustrator, and Pastor C.S. Fritz. he shares the importance of taking time to step away from everything and rest. We also talk about the importance of owning your own work, the trend of films portraying sexual assault allegations, and much more.
"Love Antosha" Remembers Young Artist Anton Yelchin
Sometimes, people that we love, artists we admire, are gone too soon. Whether it be by illness or a freak accident, death steals from the art world too. Anton Yelchin was a young, up and coming actor who was gaining success and popularity due to his role in the Star Trek Reboots. He appeared in a number of Indie films and gave his voice to several animated features as well. He was young, talented, and absolutely beloved by his co-stars and friends. And then we lost him.
Angie Rose | Hip-Hop Evangelism
This week we share an amazing conversation with Hip-Hip Artist, Activist, and Entrepreneur, Angie Rose. We also talk about HBO's new Gen-X focused show, Euphoria, and the changing trend of teen dramas, female portrayal in Marvel movies, and even Bob Ross' painting show.
Up and Coming Indie Actor...Shia Labeouf?
LaBeouf began his career in performing by getting on stage at comedy clubs around his neighborhood at age ten. He found himself an agent and ended up getting his big break on the Disney Channel original series, Even Stevens. This break was quickly followed by Holes. He also starred in a historical drama, a thriller, was a host on SNL, and then ascended to his first big adult role as Sam Winnicky in the Michael Bay Transformers series.