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Languages, Lives and Lessons

I recently encountered a couple interesting pieces of media and I wanted to share my experience. First, I watched an extremely candid TED speech by a doctor proclaiming an unspoken truth: doctors make mistakes. I was touched; to see his passion for the field; unforgettable and undoable moments in his life while trying to save […]

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When Speaking the Same Language Doesn’t Mean Being Able to Communicate

Today we’ll shift gears a bit and recommend a highly awarded film: “A Thousand Years of Good Prayers,” directed by Wayne Wang.  It earned itself the distinction of Best Film at the San Sebastian Film Festival, it received the Signis award as well as the Cinema Writers Circle award.  In addition to all these awards […]

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