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

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