Author: Leah Hochbaum Rosner

Leah Hochbaum Rosner is a freelance writer living in New York City.

Articles Written by Leah Hochbaum Rosner:

A Loving Riff on Punk Life in Tokyo

The first time Pamela Valente, 37, set foot in Tokyo, she was instantly swept away. The Brazilian-born filmmaker, who’d been living in France for more than a decade, loved Paris, but longed to return to live in a city where the pace was more frenetic. So in 2003, she up and moved to Tokyo. For… Read more »

"Begging Naked": Nine Years in the Making

When artist and newbie filmmaker Karen Gehres turned her camera on her friend and fellow painter Elise Hill, she thought she’d capture a few cool stories about Hill’s past as a runaway, a heroin addict, a stripper, and a prostitute—all while learning how to use her shiny new film equipment. Then Hill lost her stripper… Read more »