Capital in the Twenty-First Century is an eye-opening journey through wealth and power, shining a new light on the world around us and its growing inequalities.
Influence charts the rise of PR guru Lord Tim Bell's 'reputation management' firm Bell Pottinger and its ignominious fall in 2017, laying bare the increasing power of the 'weaponised communications' industry to influence the way we think, and the way we vote.
Watch two recent short films from the Middle East, to examine the role of academic and artistic production in challenging knowledge and inspiring activism around waste and toxicity.
See the short films that perfectly embodied the oddities/ambivalence of the lockdown, and managed to forge some creative hope out of 2020.
This dazzling portrait of a visionary, trailblazing artist reveals not only her colourful, sensual, strange works but also the skewing of art history that would leave her out of the narrative of abstraction for so long.
The 5th edition of our short docs competition invites people to make a 3 minute short on the theme of 'Brave New World'.
From Academy Award winner Alex Gibney, this brand new documentary is a searing indictment of Donald Trump's failed response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Secretly filmed over five months, with damning testimony from a series of public health officials and whistle blowers.
Through her long and rich writing life Toni Morrison channelled the power of words to transform understanding of the African American experience. In this Sundance favourite, she tells the story of her remarkable life.
This shorts programme focuses on Sarah Wood’s concerns with the way counter-cinema can survive as an open space for thought & imagination.
2020 Essay Film Festival - Presenting Afterimages: on Cinema, Women and Changing Times by Laura Mulvey
Laura Mulvey presents & discusses her book with film scholar and audiovisual essayist Catherine Grant. Followed by a short Q&A.