Entries from February 2011

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Rama asked me to guess how old she was…

Rama works in the little guest house my friend, Kristin, and I stayed for a few nights in Bandipur, Nepal. She cooks and cleans.  She doesn’t have all that much English and I have hardly any Nepali.  We overly “Namaste-d” to compensate— knowing if we spoke the same language we would have a lot to [...]

Monday, February 21st, 2011

What is the story? We return to Nepal.

I am trying so hard to figure out what this story is about. There is one. There is a big one. And it is about women and their struggle for empowerment in this complicated, changing-too-quickly-for-it’s-own-good world. This is what I have done in one week and two days: I have filmed over 10 hours (not [...]