Author: Gee Sahota

The Woman’s Voice

As published on Facebook on 26th Oct 18 The Sad Truth – last Sunday evening on the Jubilee line: “If you were my wife, I would tell you to shut up. Why don’t you just shut your big mouth and stay at home? I would never let you out!” The...

World Mental Health Day 2018

As published on Facebook on 10th Oct 2018 It’s World Mental Health Day as I remember my own struggle with my spiritual emergency/crisis in 2008, following the loss of my father, a relationship and all my freelance contracts within 100 days. It’s World Mental Day as I recall my early...

Butterflies – Watch the Video!

As posted on Facebook on 5th Sept 18 FINALLY – we can share our video, with you. Just click on the hyperlink Butterflies, to take you there. It’s only 5 mins or so if you fancy a chuckle 😊🎥🎬 A BIG HEARTFELT THANK YOU to all who stepped up and voted for...

Lifeline – Behind the Scenes

We did it. I did it. We did it!! Woohoo!! #Lifeline is now officially in post production. Here are some snaps from across 2.5 shoot days. It’s one of the toughest work challenges I’ve faced in life, not only as a newbie director – which was daunting in itself, but having...

Ten Years of Recurring Dreams of an Ex

As published on Fearless Femme on 30th May 2018.   “Gee…Gee.” I turned towards the familiar voice calling me. My ex was dashing towards me one second, then he’d vanished the next — poof into thin air. The end. I’ve had a handful of these dreams over the years. I...

Butterflies poster & trailer – Cefalù FF 2018

We’re officially finalists for the Cefalù Film Festival 2018 – winner to be announced soon –  and were even shortlisted for the Corto Giovani award, a branch of the Cefalu Film Festival. Butterflies didn’t win the latter, which was announced in February, and that’s okay as we’re proud of our...

6 Weeks to Shooting Lifeline & Mental Health Week

As published on Facebook on 15th May 2018 As part of Mental Health Week 2018, there’s a focus on combatting stress in the workplace. Uncannily Lifeline my short film and directorial debut, which is currently in pre-production, references this crucial theme.  Lifeline is a psychological drama about Max, a troubled...

A Journey Well Travelled

Funny how the few pictures, above and below, taken on a country hike in Princes Risborough this Saturday, have summed up my story of the last two months gone. This poem to accompany my photo story just burst through. I just love how the discovery of words can soothe the...

Life – A River Runs Through It

As published on Fearless Femme on 16th March 2018.  Writing this poem was hugely inspired by Bruce Lee, who himself, aside from a supreme martial artist, was a philosopher who quoted a lot from The Tao. It’s a reminder that no matter what life throws at us, if we can...

Paying Homage to my Great-Grandfathers on IWD 2018

As published on Facebook on 8 March 2018 It’s International Women’s Day and I pay homage to both my great-grandfathers, who were freedom fighters for Gandhi’s Independence movement. (Can you believe they met in jail and betrothed their children, my grandparents, to marry one another?) Thank you for giving me...