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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Film & TV

Mohammad Mouselmani, Filmmaker

Growing up in Lebanon, there was not much sympathy for those wanting to pursue an artistic career. And so we asked Mohammad to comment on how that challenged his dream of filmmaking and creating. The ideas and inspirations behind Black and Nothingness were also a point of focus for this interview. In addition, we found out a little about future projects...

A Day in the Life of a Football Cameraman – Graham Howe

Sport has always been a massively important part of my life. I come from a very sporty background on my mother's side - one of my mum's brothers was a very successful professional footballer. I played at all levels of football up to international. In schoolboy football, I was on the books as youngster at Luton Town and Arsenal; I didn't get very far for various reasons. So I think to me, sport probably got me where I am today more than academia...

Rising Tides Film Festival: First Live Stream Line-up Revealed

This week sees the first live stream event for the Rising Tides Film Festival, which has been set up to showcase film students' work to a wider audience. The live stream will begin on Friday 14th August at 7pm, showing a total of eight films over the course of the event; each to be preceded with an introduction by each director...

Outdoor Cinema Experience Arrives at Farmer Palmer’s

It is hoped that the drive-in theatre experience will prove popular in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, as a substitute to the modern cinema and other events which were due to take place this year, by allowing moviegoers to enjoy films from the comfort and safety of their own cars...

Introducing Rising Tides — the New Film Festival Coming to Bournemouth

With the fortnightly live streams, we want to get as many people viewing these shorts as possible, and give a chance for those who aren’t so sure yet to submit for a future stream. We are also hoping to open up our socials to showcase short films from across the globe as part of inspiring students to keep creating...

Nathan Emmanuel (a.k.a. Nayshan), Musician & Journalist

Initially, that was through university. In my final year, I had to make either a presentation or a mini documentary piece. Now, me being me, living outside the box, I didn't just want to make that regular documentary-style kind of thing, and talk about my so-called financial issues during university. I wanted to make it different; I wanted to put it in a narrative form that people are more likely to connect with and engage with. Something different that catches their eye a bit more, and that's what really inspired the rapumentary style...

Local Musician’s BLM Rap to Play on BBC Radio

The 6-minute video, entitled Thoughts of a Black Guy, which features clips of the Black Lives Matter protest on Bournemouth Pier Approach earlier this month, has already received a lot of positive responses. However, today, the musician and filmmaker revealed that the rap segment would be played on not only BBC Radio London at 10:30am on Wednesday 17th June, but also on BBC Radio Solent between 12 and 1pm that same day.

Hengistbury Head Used for Scenes in Upcoming Docu-series

Local history buffs and documentary lovers might want to keep your eyes peeled soon. An upcoming Channel 5 series about World War II is set to feature scenes shot at one of your favourite natural landmarks. Namely, Hengistbury Head.

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