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‘There’s a seat at the table for everyone’: In Conversation with Daisy Maskell

CW: Spiking.  Daisy Maskell is, in short, a multimedia superwoman. Her documentaries have aired on BBC and Channel 4, she is the youngest breakfast show...

In Conversation with “Women Behind the Wheel”

"...we wanted to combine the idea of us as two women traveling along this road... while using our journey as a vehicle or an opportunity to meet local women and gain access to their stories."

Seaspiracy: vegan propaganda or important warning?

Seaspiracy only offers one drastic solution: eliminate fish from our diet unless you are one of the 120 million who directly depend on it.

Why Tiger King is the antithesis, not the antidote, to the Coronavirus

There are under 3500 tigers remaining in the wild globally. There are anywhere between 5000-10,000 tigers currently in captivity in the United States. This...

Titian behind closed doors: the ethics of an erotic gaze.

“Anybody who loves painting loves Titian.” With these bold words and the familiar, if rather flat, echo of Einaudi’s piano, the BBC streamed, digital...

Review: For Sama

It is 2016, in Aleppo, Syria, and Waad al-Kateab is filming the world that unfolds around her, with a handheld film camera. This world...

Review: Taylor Swift’s ‘Miss Americana’

Taylor Swift’s last album, Reputation, was an unapologetically  aggressive response to the ‘drama’ that she had endured during nearly a decade in the...

“Ugly Delicious” explores the twisted perceptions of Eastern cuisines in the West

Why do most of us associate French food with sophisticated candle-lit date nights and Chinese, Indian or Mexican food with greasy takeaways?

22 July: Netflix dramatises Norway’s darkest day

With 22 July, Paul Greengrass has answered the question of how to convert tragedy into film. In handling the harrowing 2011 Norway attacks that...

‘Whitney’ is a documentary in search of its lost soul

Whitney Houston's turbulent life is rendered conventionally in Kevin Macdonald's new documentary

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