Music & Film, stories

CRSHD: An Inclusive Gen Z Coming-Of-Age Film

CRSHD (pronounced ‘Crushed’) is a movie about female friendship, youth, lust, navigating desire and the construct of ‘virginity’ as a young person with a smartphone. The fact that Emily Cohn, the writer and director of the film, is of the same generation and age as her characters lends an ever-present authenticity and urgency to this […]

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Music & Film, stories

L’un et L’autre (The One & The Other): A Search For Identity

“L’un et L’autre” (The One & The Other) takes us on a wondrous journey of self-exploration. Sailing deep into forgotten emotions, in search for identity.  A collaboration project between Diana Law Printed Accessories and h7o7Films, the film examines one’s true self against public opinion and the pressure to conform to society’s rigid guidelines of gender […]

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Music & Film, stories

Spells and Confessions of a Perfume Witch

When you hear the term “witch”, either one of three images appear in your mind: a hunched silhouette stooped over a brew of potions and herbs, a gypsy adorned with a headscarf and hoop earrings gazing mystically into her crystal ball, or, perhaps, it’s the occult fashion of the goth girls from “The Craft”. Self-proclaimed […]

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Music & Film, stories

Ruby Modine: On-Screen Villain, Real-Life Advocate

Ruby Modine may play a villain on-screen, but that’s just about as far as her mean streak goes. A genuinely kind-hearted artist, rising star Modine is not only profusely talented, she is also deeply passionate about equality, protecting animals and Mother Earth. We talked to the multi-talented Ruby about her inspiration as an artist, the […]

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Music & Film, stories

Playhouse Grot3sk Subvrt Film Night

Celebrating a range of filmmakers from around the world, the Subvrt film night Playhouse Grot3sk presented the unusually informative, the weirdly beautiful, the absurdly pleasurable. One of our filmmakers Alabama Blonde flew all the way from Australia to present the film she acted as head casting director on, casting internationally recognized talent such Agent Cleave and Mercy Rose […]

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Fashion & Art, features

Oakland Artists in Conversation: Santana Bellas and Summer Mason

An intimate artists-in-conversation piece between two black gay and queer creatives from Oakland, CA. This project shows the photographer Santana Bellas and filmmaker Summer Mason documenting their fun and carefree personalities while openly engaging in a back and forth conversation. Summer interviews Santana Street hot dog or taco truck burrito? And why? I would have […]

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