Activism

Columbia Pictures

How a warrant for my arrest lead me to Columbia Pictures

While my first Hollywood job was not my first industry job, my decision to migrate from the East Coast to the West was a journey that could easily have ended not only my career in the movie business, but my […]

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela and the power of story

The life of Nelson Mandela makes me think of the power of story. This is not a shallow reflection. Mandela’s quest for humane treatment in South Africa became real to me through film and theater. Before the films and the […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio

“Global warming is not only the number one environmental challenge we face today, but one of the most important issues facing all of humanity . . . We all have to do our part to raise awareness about global warming and the problems we as a people face in promoting a sustainable environmental future for our planet.”
– Leonardo DiCaprio