Episode #94 Best or Worst Day with Filmmaker Tamara Ruppart

This week hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma brought on filmmaker Tamara Ruppart. In this second episode, we put her on the spot and asked her about the best OR worst day of her life. Tamara’s moment included a flakey chef and a fainting family member.


Tamara Ruppart has worked as a director, producer and actor in both theater and film. Film/TV directing credits include the documentary Rising Soul, the Japanese-language film short Path of Dreams, and Season 1 of The Kool School (web series for youth education).  Path of Dreams won numerous awards including Best Short and the Award of Excellence at the Winter Film Awards, Best Short Film at Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival, and the Director’s Choice Award at the Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival. She is in development with two feature films, and, in 2021, will be mounting the Los Angeles production of Broken Story for New York City’s White Horse Theater Company.  Ms. Ruppart studied Digital Filmmaking at New York Film Academy in Los Angeles; and received a Master of Fine Arts in Directing from The New School for Drama and a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Davidson College, North Carolina.

You can follow her at https://www.instagram.com/tamararuppart/

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About Us 

Our society is so focused on celebrity, we sometimes forget that “regular” people lead interesting lives too! Best or worst moment of your life? Hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma are here to let your story out. We put people on the spot. What are you going to hear? It could be funny, it could be poignant, it could be sad… you’ll know when we know.

Best or Worst is a twice-weekly podcast. On Tuesdays, we get to know our guests and on Thursdays, we find out their best or worst moment.

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