They were cool, radical and French. The French New Wave carries an almost mythic quality among cinephiles as the most influential and widely recognised avant-garde in the history of cinema. The story of its origins is whispered as a tale of yesteryear to every succeeding generation. Friendships born of long nights in Parisian Cine-clubs. Hours […]Read More When Critics Become Filmmakers
“It was very pleasing to have been shortlisted into the Barnes Film Festival; those that run the festival created a platform for my voice.” Neha Khan-Dillon I am a mixed race homosexual female filmmaker. Born to a Pakistani mother and Punjabi father, whilst simultaneously immersed in Arabic lifestyle (due to us living in Dubai at […]Read More Politically Correct Filmmaking
Back in early 2012, I’d watched the Oscar-winning documentary The Cove (2009). As with many other people, it left an indelible impression on me, which made me look around for other documentaries that championed the green cause. Did they all have the capacity to potentially create global change, like the Louie Psihoyos directed, Ric O’Barry […]Read More Environmental Films: Doing Their Bit For The Planet?