Sunflowers – Exhibition on Screen

https://youtu.be/eY6aIUp_5eQ Directed by David Bickerstaff 2021/Australia/85mins ★★★★ A mad man. A failure. One of Europe's most prominent artists. A visionary. Few artists cause such diverse opinions as Vincent Van Gogh. For numerous school children, he is the man crippled with mental anxieties and physical mutilation, only becoming famous after his death. To the art community, … Continue reading Sunflowers – Exhibition on Screen

Why I Left The Playground – Malarkey Theatre

Written by Drew Gill Directed by Abbie Craigmyle ★★★ How many of the kids you hung around with in the playground do you still speak to? Unless you’re from a small community, chances are that apart from the occasional message, they likely aren't all that prominent in your life. For all the drama, skinned knees … Continue reading Why I Left The Playground – Malarkey Theatre

Here. Us. Now – Cardboard Citizens

https://youtu.be/jV-ZrCxjoD4?list=PL933iMM6fGYIw78vqbQAreXAlh-cnkI9D Directed by Dorothy Allen-Pickard ★★★ There’s a certain image which comes with the term social housing – several images actually. Most postulated by tabloid papers or exploitative media, one of benefits, violence or the downtrodden. In reality – utter nonsense. A raw, often thriving sense of community exists in multiple social housing estates across … Continue reading Here. Us. Now – Cardboard Citizens

P.S Burn This Letter Please – BFI Flare

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqGRrAjYgq4&ab_channel=queerscreen Written & Directed by Michael Seligman & Jennifer Tiexiera USA/2020/101mins ★★★★ For over sixty years, a trove of the history, culture and experiences of female impersonators and their surrounding friends and allies sat undisturbed, forgotten and biding its time - then in 2014, hundreds of letters saw the light of day once more. A … Continue reading P.S Burn This Letter Please – BFI Flare

Iorram (Boat Song) – Glasgow Film Festival

https://youtu.be/7M7_DVRlkYw Directed by Alastair Cole UK/ 2021/ 98 mins ★★★★ The Scottish fishing industry is in a position of political peacocking at present, a livelihood to throw around and place on a pedestal. But for the residents of the Island of Barra, fishing is more than an economic foundation – it is their heritage. But … Continue reading Iorram (Boat Song) – Glasgow Film Festival