Author: Luciana

Merry Christmas everyone!

Hey people, I’ll be off the internet for the next 4 days. I’m sorry for not updating as much as I probably should, but this season get people insane and hiper busy.

So I want to wish you a great Christmas and a wonderful 2005! Thanks everyone for the support, for your visit here, and we’ll have more on the next year!

The Day My God Died

What can you say about a 12-year-old girl whose god has died? Each year, thousands of Nepalese children are sold into sexual slavery in India. Often kidnapped or duped, these girls are raped and beaten until they submit to lives of prostitution. Many call the day they were sold ”the day my god died.”

Boston native Andrew Levine’s first feature documentary has a lot to say about them, and it’s heartbreaking. Filmed in India and Nepal, ”The Day My God Died” uses spy-camera footage to take us into Bombay’s grim Kamathipura neighborhood, the largest concentrated red-light district in the world, known as ”The Cages.” According to the film, some 200,000 prostitutes work here. The average age is just 14, but most will not live long; 80 percent of them have HIV.

Narrated by Tim Robbins and Winona Ryder, ”The Day My God Died” will be broadcast Dec. 19 on WGBH (Channel 44) at 9 p.m., with Susan Sarandon as host. But local audiences have a chance to see it first: A free advance screening takes place in the Boston Public Library’s Rabb Lecture Hall Thursday at 6:30 p.m., followed by a panel discussion including Laura Lederer, senior adviser on trafficking at the US State Department, and Brigitte Cazalis Collins, executive director of Friends of Maiti Nepal. For information, visit www.friendsofmaitinepal.org or www.thedaymygoddied.com.

American Quilt DVD Caps

Mariana send me 300+ caps from How to make an american quilt. Thanks, dear!

Mermaids DVD Caps

Amelie send us 600+ dvd caps from the awesome movie Mermaids. Thanks, doll.

Emails

Hey people, I had a problem with my email software, and losted all emails I received in the past 2 weeks. If you email me about affiliation, please, send me your request again. Thanks!

SOTM & Wallpapers

Winona Online was chosen Site of the Month by the awesome Eva Mendes Online. Thanks, Anthony! Here’s the award:

I’m trying to add all past articles posted with the previous update script here, but I can’t use the same date when the article was previously posted. So maybe I’ll just add on the press archive.

Jen send me some awesome wallpapers, you can view them here

Thanks for the nicely words about the layout, I’m happy you liked it.

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