Tuesday, January 25, 2011

José Martí Swivels in his Crypt

Presumably a thaw descends upon the enchanted island of Cuba. The tropical sun is beginning to shed a dim light on an adumbral past. Crimes both great and small committed on behalf  birdbrained ideologies and perpetrated with  bureaucratic efficiency, (albeit with a clave beat) are finally being discussed more or less openly. No crime lures me closer to the lash of vengeance than the murder, (yes, murder) of my dear friend and mentor, Micah Carpentier.

I was honored to have been commissioned by the Micah Carpentier Foundation to direct the short video below:

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