I caught up with Joanna to discuss the social and cultural questions her recent film The Boy with the Top Knot is raising while she films the upcoming Bruce Lee series Warrior in South Africa.

An excerpt from the interview, and the full piece linked below.

Q: What is one quote or your mantra that keeps your focused, level headed and moving forward in your goals?

A: Right now it’s ‘be present.’ I’m not sure when I started saying that to myself, ironically, but I’ve started to notice I’m thinking it a lot. I suppose it helps me appreciate the good times but also not wish away any days when life isn’t exactly how I thought it’d be, because you’ll run out of days before you know it (or so I’m told!)

Read the rest of the interview now!