The Return – The Cockpit

Created by Natasha Stanic Mann ★★★ A profoundly personal story, The Return questions our freedom of choice and asks how much of our lives are influenced by culture, past, and of course, family history. The production moves over generations, some ravaged by war, some seeking solace in a new land – all culminating as theatre producer Natasha … Continue reading The Return – The Cockpit

Purple Sea – Document Film Festival

Directed by Amel Alzakout Germany / 2020 / 67 mins ★★★★ Of the 300 passengers seeking salvation aboard a smuggler’s dinghy, at least forty-two perished, and director Amel Alzakout thought she would be one of them. She expected to die. Mercifully, most of us will never experience what Purple Sea documents. We will never find ourselves at … Continue reading Purple Sea – Document Film Festival

No Data Plan – Document Film Festival

https://youtu.be/7OmtEff1E5o Directed by Miko Revereza  USA / 2019 / 70 mins ★★★ Illegally crossing the border into America isn’t the end of the trials migrants face when desperately seeking a safer, more stable way of life. For Miko Revereza, twenty years after first arriving in the States, travelling anywhere comes with added risk. In making … Continue reading No Data Plan – Document Film Festival

Trojan Horse – Traverse Theare

https://youtu.be/UPB8eUGDHWY Written by Helen Monks & Matt Woodhead Directed by Matt Woodhead Re-writing history is a debate worth extending, clarification, however, is a necessity – particularly when evidence comes to light which demonstrates political obsession to pervert the public opinion, using education as a vulnerable tool to stoke hatred. In 2014, Trojan Horse was the … Continue reading Trojan Horse – Traverse Theare

Paper Memories @ North Edinburgh Arts

Image contribution:Beth Chalmers Director: Rachael Macintyre Writer: Mariem Omari Imagine in ten minutes time, you're fleeing home. You can only take four objects. Whilst tempted by the glitz or price tags, many would pick items instilled with fragile memories.  In Jabuti Theatre's Paper Memories, Tali and her family find themselves relocating to Scotland from an undisclosed location. … Continue reading Paper Memories @ North Edinburgh Arts