Liberty and Death: Connecting Washington and Shakespeare Through a Short Film

My film, Earth Mother, Sky God Weep for Tragic Love, is an animated story inspired in general by Shakespeare’s tragic love stories and specifically by the final scene of Romeo and Juliet. The film I made speaks about love and death in a new way by comparing Shakespeare’s drama to American art history and asking…

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Painting Romeo and Juliet

Why Romeo and Juliet? William Shakespeare wrote a number of famous plays that have had a profound impact on the US culture. Many of his play’s include tragic love stories, perhaps the most famous being Romeo and Juliet. It was the first Shakespeare play that I saw – on TV – the 1968 version that…

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