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Cascadian Zen Anthology

The latest Cascadian Prophets podcast is about Cascadian Zen from the...

Art & Poetry Talk: Adelia MacWilliam on Salt Spring Island

Cascadia Poetics Lab board member Adelia MacWilliam is a poet whose...

Interview with Brainwashed Director Nina Menkes

Cascadian Prophets interview. Why are only 8% of Hollywood movies produced by women, down from 9% 20 years ago? One Hollywood film-maker says the “male gaze” reinforced by a camera angle formula and a subject-object dynamic creates an industry rife with employment discrimination and sexual abuse and assault. That film-maker is Nina Menkes, the Producer and Director of Brainwashed: Sex Camera Power. The movie is showing now in select theaters and it is both disturbing and compelling, as well as uplifting.

Poetics As Cosmology Open Mic + Exercise

2023 marks the third year the Cascadia Poetics Lab has offered online...

Sharon Thesen gives Olson Lecture

Self-described Cascadian poet Sharon Thesen will give the annual Charles...

Pierre Joris on A Nomad Poetics

Pierre Joris talks to Paul E Nelson on A Nomad Poetics and reads the poem Letter to Steichen, Ed

Pierre Joris in Seattle

The Cascadia Poetics Lab is proud to collaborate with the Philosophy...

Ricardo Ruiz (We Had Our Reasons)

“I am a warrior, so that my son may be a merchant, so that his son may be...

Pierre Joris in Seattle

You are cordially invited to two events with legendary poet, anthologist...

CPL on Long Beach Peninsula

The Cascadia Poetics Lab board met at the Sou'wester Lodge in Seaview,...

Interview with Brainwashed Director Nina Menkes

Cascadian Prophets interview. Why are only 8% of Hollywood movies produced by women, down from 9% 20 years ago? One Hollywood film-maker says the “male gaze” reinforced by a camera angle formula and a subject-object dynamic creates an industry rife with employment discrimination and sexual abuse and assault. That film-maker is Nina Menkes, the Producer and Director of Brainwashed: Sex Camera Power. The movie is showing now in select theaters and it is both disturbing and compelling, as well as uplifting.

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Interview with Brainwashed Director Nina Menkes

Interview with Brainwashed Director Nina Menkes

Cascadian Prophets interview. Why are only 8% of Hollywood movies produced by women, down from 9% 20 years ago? One Hollywood film-maker says the “male gaze” reinforced by a camera angle formula and a subject-object dynamic creates an industry rife with employment discrimination and sexual abuse and assault. That film-maker is Nina Menkes, the Producer and Director of Brainwashed: Sex Camera Power. The movie is showing now in select theaters and it is both disturbing and compelling, as well as uplifting.

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