Filmmaker Penny Woolcock spent eight months in a parallel world, the world of the homeless, befriending people and finding out where they eat, sleep and socialise. While making her film, Woolcock realised that the very real problems of homeless people have very little to do with the lack of a roof over their heads or a bed to sleep in. Their problems come from their past lives - and are less easy
Erin Davies was attending an event in support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans-gender rights when she walked back to her car and discovered her Volkswagen Beetle had been vandalized – someone had spray painted FAG across one side and U R GAY on the other. Davies was shocked and angered, but rather than simply have her car repainted, she chose to use the event to raise public awareness of hate
Cannibal Tours is a 1988 documentary film by Australian director and cinematographer Dennis O'Rourke. While it borrows heavily from ethnographic modes of representation, the film is a biting commentary on the nature of modernity
Like many couples who have been together for six years and are in their late twenties, Emma Bishop and Ben Marshall are thinking of getting married. But for them, it is not entirely straightforward. Emma and Ben both have Down’s syndrome and are residents of a supported-living community in Devon, where they have an active social life and part-time jobs. They live in a small house with their fri
A cinematic documentary from Chibi Moku about Wing Chun Kung Fu being introduced to the Philippines. Shot over a period of 2 weeks in Manila & Laguna. Featuring Sifu Steve McGowan & Sifu Robert Greene. Also featuring actor Raymond Bagatsing and the rest of the Golden Harvest team. Wing Chun is a Chinese form of martial arts that has quite "unique" techniques and foundations. While wing
The celebrity trend for size zero has been criticised worldwide for encouraging women to starve in secret. This film explores the impact the trend is having on real people living real lives. From Kellie who is striving dangerously to achieve the skinny look, to Victoria who feels that her natural size zero frame is a poisoned chalice, this film exposes the contradictions surrounding women's
This episode examines what is going on in the British sex industry, where new male actors are lining up to do a job without getting paid. Broadcast on Channel 4, April 10, 2006. From the series Dark Side of Porn. This documentary is not safe for work.
In 1988 two rival New York gangs combined to form the Lo-Life's. A group known for stealing and exclusively wearing Polo Ralph Lauren. In 2010 the London Ralph Lauren Chapter (LRLC) was formed, continuing the legacy of Lo-Life's in the UK. The film follows the London collective in the lead up to them organising their first 'Polo Photo shoot' and discussing the extremes to which their obsession wit
Featuring street artists and top graffiti writers from five continents, Bomb It - The Movie updates the story of graffiti with a truly international perspective.