Select Page

Author: Akua Gyamfi

92% #OutOf100 – The Hard Stop

This film festival season I’ve watched two extremely important documentaries which share the same message – #BlackLivesMatter. 3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets – Mark Davis’ film which follows the case of Jordan Davis, the middle class young African American man from Florida who was murdered by Michael Dunn, a middle class white man in the parking lot of a petrol station. The documentary highlighting how stereotypes, and assumption exposed the judgmental and racist inadequacies of the American legal system. Along with the documentary scheduled in the ‘debate’ section of the BFI 2015 London Film Festival, and which had its world premiere at...

Read More

Catherine Johnson Talks, Bullet Boy, Children’s Novels & BBC Audio Drama

With a string of accolades under her belt – teacher, acclaimed children’s novelist, co-writer of Bullet Boy (2004) starring Ashley Walters, Catherine Johnson has branched out into the world of audio drama with her first radio Play, Fresh Berries which is a challenging, uncompromising, but compassionate play exploring the subject of men who lure young, vulnerable girls into the world of sex for money.

Read More

86% #OutOf100 – The Color Purple at The Menier Chocolate Factory

It’s one of my favourite films and has been since I was a young child. Starring my two favourite females Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg, the special connection I have with The Color Purple can’t be explained, but I know I’m not alone. The sparse yet impactful tale told by Alice Walker and brought to exuberant life by Stephen Spielberg in 1986 is an all time classic. Fast forward to 2007 watching an episode of Oprah and hearing one my favourite women, talk about the Broadway resurrection of one of my favourite films with one of my favourite singers...

Read More

Sign up to Newsletter

* indicates required

Advertisement

POSTS OF THE MONTH

October 2017
M T W T F S S
« Sep    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  

Advertisement