Ground Operations: From veteran to sustainable farming

Ground Operations: Battlefields to Farmfields is a documentary film that showcases US veterans who are becoming organic farmers and revitalising their communities with access to local, affordable, fresh, healthy food. The film, which highlights the growing number of veterans returning home who are affected by PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), shows how they are reclaiming their lives, regenerating soil and rural communities, and restoring local access to fresh … Continue reading Ground Operations: From veteran to sustainable farming

WASTED! The Story of Food Waste:

WASTED! The Story of Food Waste is a documentary film which aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. Through the the eyes of well-known chefs and food waste champions such as Massimo Bottura, Anthony Bourdain, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, and Danny Bowien, WASTED! The Story of Food Waste shows viewers how these chefs make the most of every kind of food, transforming what … Continue reading WASTED! The Story of Food Waste:

Family-friendly Halloween Movies

With Halloween just a week away and half-term in the UK, what better way to spend some time then watching a family-friendly Halloween movie or two with your kids. Check out this video featuring some of the best family-friendly Halloween movies for ideas and inspiration. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. Follow Rosa on Twitter. Continue reading Family-friendly Halloween Movies

Numen: Documentary film examines the healing power of plants

Numen is a documentary film focusing on the healing power of plants and the natural world, and calls for a re-awakening of traditional knowledge about plants and their uses. The documentary offers an introduction into whole plant medicine, ecological medicine, environmental toxins, the limits of conventional medicine, and healing. Numen sets out to encourage viewers to think deeply about the sources of their medicine and how … Continue reading Numen: Documentary film examines the healing power of plants

AIR: Docu-drama examines impact and dangers of air quality

AIR is a short film which highlights the impact and dangers of the UK’s air quality in the UK. Shot in a docu-drama style, AIR features interviews with experts on air pollution and emissions, cut with footage of Londoners travelling to work and school by various modes of transport. The documentary, the first in a series by Lark Rise Pictures, aims to show the truth about air quality … Continue reading AIR: Docu-drama examines impact and dangers of air quality

The Borneo Case: Four activists reveal the truth about illegal logging of the rainforest

The Borneo Case is a documentary film investigating how profits from the illegal logging of the Malaysian Borneo Rainforest have been money laundered into property portfolios all around the world. The film follows the trail of an unlikely group of activists including an exiled tribesman, a historian, an investigative journalist and a flamboyant DJ. They overcome death threats and intimidation in their efforts to unravel what has been dubbed … Continue reading The Borneo Case: Four activists reveal the truth about illegal logging of the rainforest

S.K.A.T.E. Nepal: Documentary shows skateboarding empowering young girls

S.K.A.T.E. Nepal is a mini documentary film which documents how skateboarding has the potential to empower young women and children in the South Asian country. Refurb Skate, a female collective of skaters and snowboarders from Queenstown in New Zealand, held skateboarding workshops in Kathmandu and the new Annapurna skatepark in Pokhara, introducing girls to the sport. Construction of the new skatepark in Pokhara, Nepal’s second largest city, was completed by an … Continue reading S.K.A.T.E. Nepal: Documentary shows skateboarding empowering young girls

Ocean Film Festival 2017: Celebrating the latest films from both above and below the ocean

The Ocean Film Festival, which includes a collection of the latest films from both above and below the ocean’s surface, is currently on tour in the UK. The festival, which runs until 21 October, features a collection of short films celebrating divers, paddlers, surfers and oceanographers who live for the sea’s salt spray, from independent film makers around the globe. The Ocean Film Festival, which will be touring … Continue reading Ocean Film Festival 2017: Celebrating the latest films from both above and below the ocean

Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee is honoured in Hollywood ceremony

Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee has been inducted into the Hollywood Walk Of Fame with a hand and footprint ceremony in Los Angeles. The Marvel legend, who created Spider Man, Hulk, the Fantastic Four, X-Men and Black Panther, took the opportunity to pay tribute to his wife of 69 years, less than a fortnight after her death. The 94-year old comic book writer and editor, who … Continue reading Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee is honoured in Hollywood ceremony

Oprah Winfrey dons her witch’s best in A Wrinkle in Time trailer

Disney Pictures has released the first trailer for upcoming fantasy adventure, A Wrinkle in Time, which features a powerful witch played by Oprah Winfrey. A Wrinkle in Time, which is an adaptation of the 1963 children’s classic by Madeleine L’Engle, stars Meg Murry, a young girl whose scientist father (played by Chris Pine) has been missing ever since he discovered a new planet and used a tesseract to travel … Continue reading Oprah Winfrey dons her witch’s best in A Wrinkle in Time trailer