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Katharine Round talks about the struggle of filming The Divide

Katharine Round talks about the struggle of filming The Divide

Fresh from the London screening of her new documentary and getting a warm welcome from the critics, director Katharine Round speaks about the challenge of turning a book of numbers and analysis into an emotional journey, an edit so demanding it took a room covered in colour coded post-it notes to complete, and tackling an issue that is becoming more and more relevant by the day. Hannah Gal interviews the filmmaker behind The Divide. … Read entire article »

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Producer of A Syrian Love Story in crowdfunding bid for Even When I Fall

Producer of A Syrian Love Story in crowdfunding bid for Even When I Fall

Elhum Shakerifar, the producer of Sean McAllister’s A Syrian Love Story, which was recently nominated for a BAFTA, is seeking help in a crowdfunding bid for a new documentary film project entitled Even When I Fall.  … Read entire article »

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Documentary The Divide gets UK release date

Documentary The Divide gets UK release date

After premiering at last year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest, the theatrical release of documentary The Divide in the UK is set for 22nd April. The film seeks to expose the effect of the ever growing increase in inequality in the world. … Read entire article »

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Dark Horse director to helm Ken Loach documentary

Dark Horse director to helm Ken Loach documentary

British director Louise Osmond, who was behind the Sundance winning hit Dark Horse, will direct the upcoming theatrical documentary on Ken Loach. … Read entire article »

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The documentary The Divide shows inequality is more than an inconvenient truth

The documentary The Divide shows inequality is more than an inconvenient truth

The Divide is Katharine Round’s long-awaited feature documentary on inequality, and as it turns out, it was worth the wait.   … Read entire article »

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Speed Sisters – Feeling empowered comes when you follow your dreams

Speed Sisters – Feeling empowered comes when you follow your dreams

Since 2005 the Arab world has its first female racing team, housed in none other than fought-over Palestine. Amber Fares’ first feature length documentary follows these women as they shake up a traditionally all men sport in an all men world.  … Read entire article »

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Ambitious doc Planetary wants to be our wake-up call

Ambitious doc Planetary wants to be our wake-up call

Guy Reid’s first-feature is an ambitious, at times overreaching, essay-film on the imperiled state of our planet. Emily Wright reviews.  … Read entire article »

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