Adrienne Sandvos

Adrienne Sandvos is a writer, student, and lover of world culture. She and her husband reside in Northern California, where they work together as documentary filmmakers focused on human rights issues.

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Darling Beauty Revolution 2014

I envied many things growing up, but blonde hair was never one of them. I was still very young when my mother told me about her grandmother, a Native American…

Misunderstood

One of the most frustrating and helpless feelings I have ever experienced is being misunderstood with no way to fix it. No matter how much we try to communicate, and…

Darling Beauty Revolution

On New Years Day, we’re baring it all. In February, I had a few girlfriends over for what would later be known as the “Naked Brunch.” I had the opportunity…

The Pink Room

The following is a reflection about The Pink Room, a documentary Adrienne and her husband produced surrounding the story of a young girl who grew up in a brothel in…

Nothing Sacred: Emotional Immodesty

This is continued from Nothing Sacred: Verbal Immodesty… Transparency. This was a hot topic in the church a few years ago. Everything was about being real, like an open book….

Nothing Sacred: Verbal Immodesty

This is continued from Nothing Sacred: Physical Immodesty… I have never been great at filtering my speech. I have been known to say exactly what I think, exactly when I…

The Naked Brunch

It wasn’t easy, that’s for sure. I thought I had a cute idea when I asked a handful of friends to do a little experiment with me. I invited them…

My Body is A Story

I remember the first time I saw Mary Shore. She was one of those people that carry a presence with them wherever they go. She had a wonderful rugged, natural…