“The smaller people, the smaller voices, are lost to history. But they are important as counterpoint and frequently important in their own right.”
“The film is about fear of losing oneself. Profoundly, it’s about holding, not assimilating, integrating but not assimilating. I think assimilation is one of the worst things…this country is obsessed with assimilation. When I think about you, I will think in Spanish, and if I were to think of you in English it will not feel the same.”
Bands definitely tend to get focused on “Oh, if we could just get signed to a major label.” They don’t realize that that’s when your troubles begin.