Irina is filled with an infectious passion and enthusiasm for the things she loves. Through her I learn so much more about the world around me - from street art to Georgian food. These portraits were my way of giving back, of showing her the beauty I see in her whenever we meet.
Kathryn Bigelow, director of The Hurt Locker, is the only woman EVER to win a Best Director Oscar. Only4 women have ever been nominated. Women made up only 6% of Directors for the top movies of 2013. There were NO female nominees for directing, cinematography, film editing, writing (original screenplay), or music (original score) during last year’s Academy Awards.