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Camila Gibran
Camila Gibran is a filmmaker, writer, actress and stylist. She works and lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Entries by Camila Gibran

Neighborhood Slice: Into the Hearts of New York

(0) Comments | Posted December 3, 2015 | 5:50 PM

"A place belongs forever to whoever claims it hardest, remembers it most
obsessively, wrenches it from itself, shapes it, renders it, loves it so radically that he
remakes it in his image."
- Joan Didion

In New York City we have lived through...

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'Bare': Love Lies Where Two Paths Cross in the Desert

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2015 | 4:10 PM

In a very small town in the middle of the Nevada desert a young girl strips off her clothes, a drifter gets vulnerable and opens her heart, drugs factor without judgment, and the two characters veer into darkness as they hopefully and hopelessly search for all the pieces of who...

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'The Wannabe': Nick Sandow's Farewell to Old New York

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2015 | 7:17 PM

Actors make their living being other people. Even while they channel all their personal experiences into a role, if they do their job well, an actor will somehow hide behind another name, another face, in the story of someone else's life. Actor/Director Nick Sandow (Orange is The New Black), with...

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5 To 7: A Window Opens In New York

(0) Comments | Posted April 6, 2015 | 8:05 PM

Portrait by Leslie Hassler Portrait by Leslie Hassler

New York City. Brian, a young writer, is walking, he is in his head, we hear his voice: "...In New York City, you are never more than 20 feet away from someone you know,...

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Venus in Fur: The Master and the Muse

(0) Comments | Posted June 20, 2014 | 3:31 PM

The first time I ever saw Emmanuelle Seigner I was a 15 year old grunge kid, and she was the gorgeous vulnerable seductress Mimi, intertwined in her husband Roman Polanski's fatally passionate love story Bitter Moon. This was a time when the glamour of pictures was still very fresh to...

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Sandy Came...

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2013 | 10:59 AM

Sandy came, and before she arrived, it was all about Me. Me in my house. Me in my day job. Me, my aspirations and my battles with my lessons. Me, not doing what Me like to be doing. Me and my senseless emotional life. There were so many Me's, I...

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A Birder's Guide to Everything: Childhood Memories Take Flight

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2013 | 3:15 AM

"Kids are perfect and our job is to not screw them up." I heard this from a parent once, a statement that in all honesty I haven't thought about much since. Maybe because I am not a parent, maybe because my years as a kid are long passed, or maybe...

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Reaching for the Moon: Bishop, Barreto and the Art of Losing

(1) Comments | Posted June 3, 2013 | 4:32 PM

I have walked and sat by the ponds In Central Park. I have ridden cars in the beautiful Brazilian landscape. I have left my country. I have lost my mind. I have listened to beautiful, passionate English words and have fired up Portuguese ones. I have lived in a place...

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The Consequences of 'Una Noche,' A Film by Lucy Mulloy

(4) Comments | Posted April 30, 2012 | 4:34 PM

When I was first asked to write about a film about Cuba, I couldn't have been more excited. I had always been fascinated by its history, having grown up in Brazil with parents who lived through the sixties and the student movements. I was no stranger to pictures of Ché...

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