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A Curious Life takes a look at The Levellers

A Curious Life takes a look at The Levellers

Director Dunstan Bruce’s new film ‘A Curious Life” offers the audience an interesting view of the music business.   … Read entire article »

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Meet Human Rights Watch’s emergency team in E-Team documentary

Meet Human Rights Watch’s emergency team in E-Team documentary

If Batman lost his cape, car and fortune, and had to get a job in the real world, he would probably work for Human Rights Watch. (After maybe going back to college to get a doctorate in human rights law and international relations.) Fighting crime of the macro kind, the organisation takes on governments, dictators and dodgy regimes to highlight human rights atrocities worldwide. … Read entire article »

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Return to Homs – depicting the struggles of Syrian activists

Return to Homs – depicting the struggles of Syrian activists

Termed “the worst humanitarian crisis in a generation”, what started as a peaceful uprising in one of the cornerstones of the Middle East, soon turned into a complex and bloody civil war that displaced millions and threatens to destabilise the entire region. … Read entire article »

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Regarding Susan Sontag portrays a woman ahead of her time

Regarding Susan Sontag portrays a woman ahead of her time

The very nature of documentary is to reflect, condense and categorise the events and the people that surround us. The problem facing Regarding Susan Sontag is how do you categorise a subject that is beyond categorisation? … Read entire article »

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Documentary We Are Many shows how together we are stronger

Documentary We Are Many shows how together we are stronger

It was the largest mobilisation of people in human history. Millions and millions of protesters demonstrated together in 800 cities across the world, all for a single purpose: to stop the war in Iraq before it started. Now that a decade has passed since this global day of protest in February 2003, what kind of impact has this really had? … Read entire article »

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1971: Documentary reveals story behind first WikiLeaks-type scandal

1971: Documentary reveals story behind first WikiLeaks-type scandal

It’s easy to see why the story of 1971 was an appealing one in the current climate: no-one can deny its relevancy. Edward Snowden and WikiLeaks are two instances of modern history being shaped before our eyes, but it’s a story that took place around 40 years prior which kicked-off a preceding debate over privacy and personal security.  … Read entire article »

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Big Men: How far will we go for oil?

Big Men: How far will we go for oil?

When Rachel Boynton decided to make a film about the oil industry she’d never been to Africa, didn’t know anybody there, and certainly didn’t know anyone working in oil.  But that didn’t stop her booking a flight to Nigeria and emerging several years later with an astounding documentary … Read entire article »

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