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A portrait of a beautiful, damaged soul – Jack Woodward reviews the ‘eye-opening’ documentary that is Montage of Heck. Calling Nirvana ‘the Beatles of our time’ is predictable (and a hyperbole). Yet it’s the easiest way to get across what a movement Nirvana were back in the 1990s, when the band were headlining Reading Festival,…
Marthe Holkestad discovers the grim reality of cheap clothing with documentary star, Anniken Jorgensen. From Top Shop to H&M, River Island to Primark to Forever 21: we dress depending on the weather, our plans or how we are feeling. Yet the question of where the clothes have come from and at what cost, remains on the back…
Columnist Sarah Harris reviews BBC’s ‘I Bought a Rainforest’ for the first instalment of her political documentary series. WHAT: ‘I BOUGHT A RAINFOREST,’ THREE-PART DOCUMENTARY, BBC2 WHO: CHARLIE HAMILTON JAMES WHERE: MANU, PERU THE PREMISE: WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER CHARLIE AND HIS WIFE ARE ARGUING ABOUT THE PERUVIAN’S TREATMENT OF THEIR RAINFOREST. WHILE CHARLIE IS UPSET BY THE…
[smiths] T.V have been given the opportunity to feature this brilliant satirical documentary about Goldsmiths and the surrounding areas. Prepare to be amused.   Made By and Featuring: Daniel Lee and Gareth Snelling Thanks To: Tom Knight Gaynor, Jasmine Scarlett Day, Eleanor Rose Tyndall, Jenny Craig, Leigh Simmons, John Matts, Will Miller, Adam Chapman, Josh…
 Writer_Eva Bor Why, in a ‘free’ country, would a woman choose to veil? In I Wasn’t Always Dressed Like This, director Betty Martins addresses the populist discourse surrounding the practice of veiling among Muslim women. In Britain, the veil has become inextricably linked to the debate and controversy surrounding the oppression of women in Islam.…