DOCUMENTARY: David Hockney 'Not Trusted By Critics Because He's So Popular'

DOCUMENTARY: David Hockney 'Not Trusted By Critics Because He's So Popular'

Caroline Frost  19.12.2014
Art critics are suspicious of David Hockney because he’s so popular, according to filmmaker Randall Wright. Randall, the director of...
EXCLUSIVE CLIP: David Oyelowo Is Mesmerising As MLK In 'Selma'

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: David Oyelowo Is Mesmerising As MLK In 'Selma'

Caroline Frost  16.12.2014
If anybody ever doubted that a Brit could play American civil rights icon Martin Luther King, this clip should allay their fears. READ...
'Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem... Bring Down Your Walls'

'Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem... Bring Down Your Walls'

Caroline Frost  8.12.2014
Oh, little town of Bethlehem… is where filmmaker Leila Sansour returned to visit the place of her childhood, intending to remain for...
'She Just Wasn't What We Expected... '

'She Just Wasn't What We Expected... '

Caroline Frost  8.12.2014
Filmmaker Segilola Ogidan has taken the challenging subject matter of mixed marriage and turned it into a comedy for the big screen. “I...
The Importance of Giving Back: Why We Need to Help Others More

The Importance of Giving Back: Why We Need to Help Others More

4.12.2014
Since moving to London from a small town in the Midlands I've really noticed the levels which people go to in order to avoid helping one...
Muhammad Ali 'Faced Up To His Faults, Brought All His Children Together'

Muhammad Ali 'Faced Up To His Faults, Brought All His Children Together'

Caroline Frost  1.12.2014
Muhammad Ali's daughter reveals that the great boxing legend is "just trying to get to heaven". Hana, the daughter of Ali and his third...
Documentary Filmmakers Piece Together The Truth

Documentary Filmmakers Piece Together The Truth

22.11.2014
As the winners of the 2014 Impact Award are announced, it is a good day to honour the work of documentary filmmakers everywhere. In particular,...
'He Raped Me At 17, Two Years Later I Married Him'

'He Raped Me At 17, Two Years Later I Married Him'

Caroline Frost  21.11.2014
Joan Collins shocked her fans when she revealed that she had been raped by her older boyfriend when she was 17 years old, and went on to...
Three Decades of Granitos for Human Rights

Three Decades of Granitos for Human Rights

21.11.2014
Pamela Yates' film 'Granito' is one of the five winners of this year's BRITDOC Impact Award. This impressive body of work is matched by...
As Fewer Companies Control Our Media, Why Documentaries Matter More Than Ever

As Fewer Companies Control Our Media, Why Documentaries Matter More Than Ever

21.11.2014
There have been so many films that have touched and altered my perception over the years that I couldn't begin to single out the few that...
EXCLUSIVE: The Five Winning Documentaries That Have Changed The World Are...

EXCLUSIVE: The Five Winning Documentaries That Have Changed The World Are...

Caroline Frost  20.11.2014
Five exceptional films have been awarded the 2014 BRITDOC Impact Award, which recognises the standout stories on screen that are changing...
The Optimistic Pessimists: Filmmakers At The Forefront Of Social Impact

The Optimistic Pessimists: Filmmakers At The Forefront Of Social Impact

19.11.2014
Every year new documentary filmmakers step forward driven by the same mix of optimism and pessimism. They hope that their story can cut...
Bond Hardman Shows His Soft Centre

Bond Hardman Shows His Soft Centre

Caroline Frost  18.11.2014
In more proof that behind the hardest men can lie the softest hearts, Bond villian Sean Cronin has signed up to direct the biopic film...
BandAid30: Who Should Sing The Song's Crucial First Line?

BandAid30: Who Should Sing The Song's Crucial First Line?

Caroline Frost  13.11.2014
With the luminaries of BandAid30 preparing to assemble for the weekend recording of the anniversary single, we're pondering who'll be singing...