Category: Social and Documentary

The Disappearing Craft of Hand Weaving in Varanasi

The first thing I notice when I get out of the taxi, besides the obvious commotion that is in most Indian cities, is the low hum permeating the air. It’s the background music to the honking cars and men hawking raw fruits and vegetables. A constant, soft click-clack in harmony with the energy of the ...

The Queens of Queens – A glimpse into the Latino LGBT nightlife of Queens, New York

Queens is often called the “World’s Borough.” It truly is one of the most culturally diverse urban areas of the world and Jackson Heights may very well be its heart. Step off the Roosevelt Avenue subway stop and you will immediately be greeted by taco stalls, ethnic grocery stores, a smattering of Tibetan/Himalayan/Asian food joints, ...