Documentary Film

Jon Savage Talks 'Teenage'

Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams

Teenage uses archive footage alongside narrated stories of real young people of the time, the film explores the birth of the modern teenager as well as early subcultures like the Bright Young Things and the Swing movement in the United States. The film also explores what life was like for teenagers under the Nazis.

Can We Sell a Film About a World Without Money?

Ben Kempas | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ben Kempas

Imagine a friend giving you a present. It's a free Metro newspaper he got on the bus. You could as well have picked one up yourself. Now, another friend gives you a special magazine she thought you'd really like. You will appreciate its value which lies in a combination of quality content and the fact that she actually bought it for you... We hope to attract enough participants to get our experiment to a self-sustainable level, but we're not quite there yet.

Belt Tightening

David Bond | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Bond

The green belt is under attack by greedy property developers and grasping politicians. This land is protected from development to restrict urban sprawl and preserve green space for people (and for nature).

The 19th Aldeburgh Documentary Film Festival

Diana Quick | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Diana Quick

It is only a couple of days now to the next Aldeburgh Documentary Festival which I have been curating for the last few years... Someone wrote that we punch above our weight at this festival, and I have spent much of today trying to make sure we keep up the standard.

The Scott Expedition

Temujin Doran | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Temujin Doran

I'm the videographer attached to the Scott Expedition - the first attempt in over 100 years to complete Captain Scott's ill-fated last journey; to walk from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole and back again.

Fifteen Minute Care Sessions Are an Insult, Why Our Elderly Deserve Better

Hannah Gal | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Gal

Just as it is cruel to deprive the elderly of food or medication, it is cruel to accept the current state of social isolation. We could ask why these lonely people's families are not more involved or go down the Chinese government route of 'forcing' people to visit their elderly parents but the reality is that people are naturally occupied with making a living and raising their own young.  

George Galloway to Target Tony Blair in Upcoming Documentary

John Wight | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
John Wight

Respect MP, George Galloway, has succeeded in raising over £160,000 via crowdfunding to finance a documentary on Tony Blair - The Killing Of Tony Bla...

Ashes to Ashes - Cricket Then and Now

Graham Sheffield | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Sport
Graham Sheffield

It's the playing not the winning, and sport plays a natural role in cultural relations - the values of sport, at their best, help build trust and engagement between people worldwide. I consider myself so fortunate to be able to fulfil so many people's dreams and step through the Grace Gates and into the Pavilion.

Documentary Review - Mine: Story of a Sacred Mountain

Sumeet Grover | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sumeet Grover

'Mine: Story of a Sacred Mountain', a documentary produced by Survival International, is a record of the multi-billion pounds FTSE 100-listed British ...

The Government, the Whistleblower and the Hollywood Starlet: Why a New Documentary Blames U.S. Department of Homeland Security for Brittany Murphy's Death

Hanna Flint | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Hanna Flint

When Brittany Murphy died back in 2009, many believed the actress's abuse of prescription drugs and historic eating disorders were to blame. But now a controversial documentary claims her demise was far more sinister.

Documentary Filmmakers Enter Dragon's Den for Good Pitch

Jess Search | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jess Search

It was a hot summer afternoon when the representative of the British Beekeepers Association (a man with a beard so bushy and comfortable I thought there might be a family of robins nesting in it) declared he represented 20,000 beekeepers and millions of bees. Then he pledged their full support behind a film called The Vanishing of the Bees as the room cheered.

George Harrison - Memories of A Divided Self

Maia Newley | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK
Maia Newley

I've often recounted humorous incidents from the past involving George to friends who are always fascinated to have a momentary glimpse into the life of a man who, despite being remarkably 'normal' in so many ways, was also truly extraordinary in so many others.