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@dreamhampton @noisyzen but I too, came straight to Twitter when Madiba died
@dreamhampton @noisyzen yeah, announced I was deactivating for my trip a cpl times. deactivating again now.
@dreamhampton @noisyzen I just came on yday to read abt Madiba. It is being weird, which may make my Palestine break a permanent one...
@dreamhampton RT @imaniperry: Nelson Mandela was a revolutionary. The distortions of popular media might have you think otherwise. Reject the simple sent…
@dreamhampton I wish Madiba didn't share his Nobel w FW de Klerk who released Mandela because the sanctions against S Africa left the country isolated
@dreamhampton you think I'd have some amazing tweet to send out as my last before I kill my account for my trip to Palestine
@dreamhampton but nah
@dreamhampton @kasiemba when I say Haneke is a quiet director, I dont mean absence of soundtrack, I mean a mutedness in every way, especially emotionally
@dreamhampton I interviewed her for our film http://t.co/GYnHh7oVbX, she's in her 20s, so Chicago, so brilliant @HoodFeminism
@dreamhampton Apparently the best college football game ever just ended
@dreamhampton @ErinCharde my love of film is too wide to list. Lately I've been begging people to watch Ballast, reminding them to watch Killer of Sheep..
@dreamhampton Rereading some powerful essays by http://t.co/Dwmkvjrk80 made me want to make sure @HoodFeminism's aware of this powerful trans woman's work
@dreamhampton @TikahMaat no, tomorrow's not my bday, I just need 13 months in 2014 so I'm starting it tomorrow
@dreamhampton exactly RT @sangfroid_san: @dreamhampton "hey can you recommend some good movies?" "Sure do you have 11 hours while I explain them all?"
@dreamhampton @YakiGabriel ha
@dreamhampton worse, not worst, thank you very much spellcheck
@dreamhampton I'm like son, any film student &/or person w a few criterion discs can play this game, let's just have honest convos, not Warsaw face offs
@dreamhampton Cinephiles can be worst show off than sports fanatics. Any excuse to wedge Andrzej Wajda's name in a convo & they're all over it.
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