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

Wind River: Thriller centres on a murder investigation in a Native American Reservation

Wind River is a new thriller which sees an FBI agent team up with a veteran game tracker to investigate a murder on a Native American reservation. Directed by Sicario and Hell or High Water screenwriter Taylor Sheridan, Wind River is set in the Wyoming wilderness where a teenage girl has been murdered in the Wind River Indian reservation. Jeremy Renner stars as Cory Lambert, the local game tracker … Continue reading Wind River: Thriller centres on a murder investigation in a Native American Reservation

Sea of Miracles film shows Japanese activists fighting against a proposed nuclear power plant

Documentary film Sea of Miracles tells the story of a galvanised resistance to a proposed nuclear power plant in Kaminoseki, Japan, led by activist Midori Takashima. Sea of Miracles focuses on Midori Takashima, founder of the Kaminoseki Nature Conservation Association, who along with fishermen and farmers have been actively protesting against the proposed construction for 35 years. Kaminoseki is a unique area of Japan’s Inland Sea, known for … Continue reading Sea of Miracles film shows Japanese activists fighting against a proposed nuclear power plant

Tattoo artist Fade FX documents Borneo tribe and their ancient art of hand tapping

Tattoo artist Fade FX, specialising in geometric and dotwork tattoos including mandalas, is a formidable artist. The body art she creates is simply stunning but she has a unique vibe that makes her artwork hit all the right notes on every level – physically, spiritually and energetically. The Brighton-based artist, who is an internationally renowned tattooist, compliments her intricate dot and black work geometric pointillism with … Continue reading Tattoo artist Fade FX documents Borneo tribe and their ancient art of hand tapping

Chasing Coral: Documentary reveals why coral reefs are vanishing

Chasing Coral –  filmed over three years with 650+ hours of underwater footage – examines why the world’s coral reefs are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. In the documentary movie, a team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on an ocean adventure – around Bermuda, Australia, Hawaii and American Samoa to name but a few – to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to … Continue reading Chasing Coral: Documentary reveals why coral reefs are vanishing

The Smog of the Sea: Film shines a light on the smaller menace to the seas, microplastics

Documentary film, The Smog of the Sea, chronicles a week-long journey through the remote Sargasso Sea – the only sea on the Earth without a coastline, a sea without shores, located entirely within the Atlantic Ocean – to assess the fate of plastics in the world’s oceans. Marine scientist Marcus Eriksen invited onboard a crew to help him study the sea. The crew included renowned surfers Keith & … Continue reading The Smog of the Sea: Film shines a light on the smaller menace to the seas, microplastics

RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World

Documentary movie RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World brings to light the influence of Native Americans in popular music history, until now the “missing chapter in the history of American music”. Featuring music icons Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Robbie Robertson, Randy Castillo, and others, RUMBLE shows how these talented Native musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives. … Continue reading RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World

Love Thy Nature movie explores the importance of our connection to nature

Movie Love Thy Nature is showing how a renewed connection with nature is required to both good health and to solving climate and environmental crises. The movie, narrated by actor Liam Neeson, explores how a group of “sapiens” in the past few hundred years have believed to have transcended nature. Love Thy Nature unveils the truth of this belief showing its falsehood. Love Thy Nature explores … Continue reading Love Thy Nature movie explores the importance of our connection to nature