The barber shop culture that resides within the 32 boroughs of London is extensively unique unto itself. On the streets of South London there are over 500 operating barber shops, open to business to thousands of people that awash that city everyday. Having adopted a large Caribbean influence in many of the boroughs, London is home to a large number of Jamaican owned establishments. These black
Collaboration is a film that sets about explaining a new way of thought or shift in paradigm with regards to the way we as humans create and educate ourselves. Collaboration is deeply routed within society and is something we need to rediscover in light of the new tools available to us today. To get a better idea of how the creative minds are operating these days, the filmmaker Alfred set out on a
There is a battle being fought on the streets of Ireland, between people who feel abortion is the right of every women and those who believe that abortion is murder. In Northern Ireland which is part of the United Kingdom it is illegal to terminate a pregnancy unless giving birth puts the mothers life in danger, even if the baby would have no chance of survival once born. In this BBC film, Alys Ha
Everyone has an ego, a healthy strong ego is the basis of a successful driven individual, but what can happen when an ego goes too far? When can someone really be called an egomaniac? Whats it like to cross an egomaniac? Is there a limit on how big an individuals ego can become? and to what lengths would such an egomaniac go to get their own way? From the overbearing boss to the ego that spirals d
This HBO film was shot over an 18 month period and documents the daily life of crack addicts living in the American city of Lowell, Massachusetts. Lowell itself has a population of 108,861 and is the forth largest city in the state, It is home to former professional boxer Dick Ecklund and his brother Mickey Ward. Dickey is heavily profiled throughout this film as he struggles with a crack addictio
That's Not Funny is a documentary which was successfully funded through the crowdfunding website KickStarter, it's an examination into the history of comedy, asking what makes things funny whilst questioning the boundaries of controversy and taboo.
Back in January of 2013, Laura Poitras a documentary filmmaker who received the MacArthur Genius Fellowship award in 2012 and shared a 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service was a few years into creating a documentary about the increase in surveillance America saw post 9/11 when she suddenly received several encrypted e-mails from a mysterious source, calling themselves "citizen four". Citizenfour
VICE releases a new episode to their on going series "Rule Britannia", the film follows United Kingdom's Army Cadet Force to get an inside view of how the Army trains and recruits young kids to join the Cadets, that's over 46,000 members, all of whom are within the ages of 12 to 18. The Cadets have about 1,700 detachments set up all around the country, with the main goal of training these kids, te
After the recent attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo by fundamental islamic militants, which saw the execution of several employees and police officers, Panorama's John Ware set about investigating the current state of islamic relations within the United Kingdom. Asking the question, "why is it that some muslims feel justified in killing their fellow citizens in the name of Islam?"