"They know it’s no longer acceptable to blame women’s appearances for men’s sexual transgressions, but it’s apparently still too much to ask that women be taken seriously if they choose also to sexualize themselves."
“Black Rush Life,” a new film by Christina Clusiau and Shaul Schwarz, captures the the stressed, isolated lives of those working the oil rush in the barren expanse of North Dakota, home to the lowest unemployment rate in the country.
"Do all the other things, the ambitious things – travel, get rich, get famous, innovate, lead, fall in love, make and lose fortunes, swim naked in wild jungle rivers (after first having it tested for monkey poop) – but as you do, to the extent that you can, err in the direction of kindness. Do those things that incline you toward the big questions, and avoid the things that would reduce you and make you trivial. That luminous part of you that exists beyond personality – your soul, if you will – is as bright and shining as any that has ever been.”