Riz Ahmed Stands Up for Workers

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I have to admit when I saw Riz Ahmed’s Oscar-winning short film, The Long Goodbye, I wasn’t in love. It is intense. It is poignant. And it was clearly made my top-tier talent. But it felt like a music video, which, when you consider that it was released in tandem with Ahmed’s album of the same name, it literally was. The British Pakistani actor and rapper plays the central character of a joyful family whose day is interrupted by a…



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Julio Vincent Gambuto

Weekly Contributor // Writer/Director/NYC/Guncle/Author of “Prepare for the Ultimate Gaslighting”/Book debut from Avid Reader Press 2023 // www.juliovincent.com