Still Bill: The Bill Withers Story
by Beckypublished on 24th May 2021
This documentary is an intimate portrait of the soul legend, Bill Withers, which received its world premiere at the 2009 South by Southwest Film Festival.
Interview with David Hoffman, Filmmaker
7 months ago
David Hoffman discusses his classic feature-length documentary Sing Sing Thanksgiving. Recorded in 1973 at Sing Sing Prison outside New York City. B.B. King, Joan Baez and other great artists came to New York's Maximum Security Prison, Sing Sing, and gave one of the best shows of their lives.
Morocco’s Bollywood Dream
7 months ago
This documentary, filled with a wide variety of characters, voices and movie clips, is a fascinating snapshot of a world few outside Morocco knew existed. It also includes a contribution from legendary Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor who passed away in April 2020.
Karachi’s Kathak Dancers – Close Up
8 months ago
On any given Thursday, Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s shrine in southern Pakistan reverberates with Sindhi folk music and hundreds of people dancing. But in February 2017, a suicide bomber attacked the shrine, claiming the lives of 88 people and injuring many more. In an act of defiance and solidarity, Sheema Kermani travelled to the site a few days after the attack and performed the Dhamall, a form of dance rooted in the promise of spiritual trance. Videos of her performance spread across social media.
The acclaimed filmmaker Ava DuVernay has teamed up with Mayfair Gallery Signature African Arts, to present a new exhibition bringing the Black Lives Matter movement into the heart of London’s art world.
Selma director, Ava DuVernay has teamed up with Mayfair Gallery Signature African Art for a new exhibition bringing the Black Lives Matter movement into the heart of London’s art world.