The danger is palpable as intrepid young filmmaker Nanfu Wang follows maverick activist Ye Haiyan (a.k.a Hooligan Sparrow) and her band of colleagues to Hainan Province in southern China, to protest the case of six elementary school girls...
Homo Sapiens, the latest film from multi award winning director, Nikolaus Geyrhalter (Over the Years, Abendland, Our Daily Bread) explores the finiteness and fragility of human existence, the end of the industrial age, and what it means to be a human being.
Born in 1940, Frank Zappa - self-taught composer, musician, bandleader, producer and independent thinker -first transcribed his avant-garde, Varèse-influenced compositions onto paper at fourteen. He only began to write lyrics in his early twenties....
A nuclear war between the United States and China is not only imaginable but a current ‘contingency’, says the Pentagon. John Pilger’s 60th film is his most urgent work to date and is both a warning and an inspiring story of resistance.
Documentary producers are increasingly invaluable to the independent filmmaker. Our Masterclass series offers emerging documentary makers a one off opportunity to hear from three of the top creative producers currently working across genre in independent production.
Filmmaker Morgan Neville profiles cellist Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, an eclectic group of musicians who tour worldwide. The film paints a vivid portrait of a bold musical experiment and a global search for the ties that bind.
Born and Reared is a moving documentary that explores contemporary Northern Ireland, through the lives of 4 men living in the aftermath of violent conflict. It's a story about re-imagined identity of place and the fragility of masculinity.