Last night’s CBS Evening News ran an original and pretty moving story about John Bramblitt, a husband and father who went blind at the age of 30 due to complications from epilepsy. Bramblitt has figured out how to paint just by feeling the paints: he says different colors have different textures.
After ordering a hearty macro burger (with a vegan cupcake!), Azura talks to me about what it was like to film her first movie Your Love Gives Me A Seizure, in which she plays an epileptic teenager with a very dark past. “I had to go places that I wasn’t really comfortable with emotionally,” Azura said in between bites of her burger.