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Breaking the Rules of Time Travel: A Film Review of Celine Sciamma’s Petite Maman

HANNAH GERSEN
In Petite Maman, eight-year-old Nelly stumbles into a kind of woodland passageway through which she can visit her mother’s childhood and play with her mother as an eight-year-old girl. In this alternate reality, Nelly also interacts with her maternal grandmother who, in Nelly’s present-day timeline, has recently passed away. 

All Morning the Crows

Review: All Morning the Crows by Meg Kearney

HOWARD LEVY
While the poems do not make much of birds’ migratory behaviors, this book charts the migration of this woman poet/speaker from an unknowable and loss-filled world to a world of love and serenity and song.

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Film Review: Through the Night

HANNAH GERSEN
I didn’t have much awareness of overnight childcare centers until I watched Through the Night, a documentary about a married couple, Deloris and Patrick Hogan, who run Dee’s Tots, a 24-hour daycare in New Rochelle, New York.