University of Jihad

University of Jihad

Deeyah Khan  1.06.2016
We cannot leave vulnerable young men open to the exploitation of extremists, both for our own security, and their own wellbeing. If we...
Michael Moore's New Film Leaves Us Scratching Our Heads

Michael Moore's New Film Leaves Us Scratching Our Heads

Caroline Frost  31.05.2016
For his latest documentary, 'Where To Invade Next', Michael Moore has invaded Europe (aka visited a series of countries, cherry-picking...
Anti-Mothers, Uber-Mothers, Passive Mothers and the Making of Murderers

Anti-Mothers, Uber-Mothers, Passive Mothers and the Making of Murderers

Dr Elizabeth Yardley   12.05.2016
Through examining 10 cases in Murderers and their Mothers, I have begun to unpick the complex fabric of the killer by pulling at the "mother"...
We Are What We Eat

We Are What We Eat

Jane Fuller  12.05.2016
In 2010 I saw the documentary 'Food Inc.' at BAFTA - a deeply unflattering look inside America's corporate-controlled food industry and...
'All Man' - Lessons Learned From Making the Documentary With Grayson Perry

'All Man' - Lessons Learned From Making the Documentary With Grayson Perry

Neil Crombie  5.05.2016
It's one of Grayson's greatest gifts as a documentary voice to ask the questions to which he's genuinely curious to know the answer. Not...
How Should I Feel?

How Should I Feel?

Angela Samata  2.05.2016
I felt grateful for the opportunity that our BAFTA nomination offered: an opportunity to continue to challenge the stigma that so many...
The Divide - A Document Of Our Time

The Divide - A Document Of Our Time

Mik Scarlet  18.04.2016
Katherine Round's film explores a key issue of the modern age, the ever growing gap between the "have's" and "have not's", our obsession...
Louis Theroux 'Stalked By Scientologists'

Louis Theroux 'Stalked By Scientologists'

Caroline Frost  7.04.2016
 Louis Theroux has revealed he was stalked by Scientologists while he was making a documentary about the controversial religion.  The...
Broadmoor - Inside Britain's Highest Security Psychiatric Hospital

Broadmoor - Inside Britain's Highest Security Psychiatric Hospital

Sharon Sutton  9.03.2016
Entry to Broadmoor takes time and strict protocol. It houses 210 patients behind its walls whom have serious mental disorders. New construction...
Look Who Just Became The Favourite For Best Documentary Oscar

Look Who Just Became The Favourite For Best Documentary Oscar

Caroline Frost  14.02.2016
Amy Winehouse's timeless appeal has helped director Asif Kapadia to his second BAFTA award for Best Documentary. 'Amy' took home the...
We Need Support for Those Whose Loved Ones Have to Go to Switzerland to Die

We Need Support for Those Whose Loved Ones Have to Go to Switzerland to Die

Lesley Close  11.02.2016
Watching How to Die: Simon's Choice on BBC2 last night has brought back a lot of memories for us. We too have direct experience of accompanying...
It's Not That We Can't Speak - It's That They Don't Want to Listen to Us

It's Not That We Can't Speak - It's That They Don't Want to Listen to Us

Deeyah Khan  29.01.2016
The inclusion of Muslim women will take political will, funding to the NGOs that provide vital support, a commitment to listening to Muslim...
Teenage Prison Abuse Exposed

Teenage Prison Abuse Exposed

Joe Plomin  12.01.2016
A young boy - a 14-year-old - lay sobbing in his bed. For eight minutes he had been dragged, marched and restrained across the prison....
Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks

Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks

Dan Reed  7.01.2016
Professor Jean Pierre Tourtier, Chief Medic of the Paris Fire Brigade, had never spoken in public about the aftermath of the massacre at...