Still Bill: The Bill Withers Story
by Beckypublished on 13th April 2021
This BBC documentary is an intimate portrait of the soul legend, Bill Withers, which received its world premiere at the 2009 South by Southwest Film Festival.
Glen Mackay was at a fashion show overseas and was told "the darker the skin, the uglier they're considered". He decided to call upon some of his friends in fashion industry to address this, and prove that beauty is all about feeling comfortable in your skin. 'See Me Now' is a fashion film with a social conscience.
'Perfection Doesn't Exist' features Alice Liveing; Personal Trainer and 3x Bestselling Author of 'The Body Bible'. In this episode Alice candidly discusses her struggles with body image, the concept of perfection and the responsibility that comes with having a large social media following.
A new government public awareness raising campaign highlights that if anyone is at risk of, or experiencing domestic abuse, help is still available. We interview Liz Kingsley, Operating Director of Safe Arms, researcher and Consultant in Domestic Violence in the Black Christian Community to discuss the campaign, domestic abuse issues and find out what support is available.
Syria’s Woman of Hope
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In this episode of The Stream, we’ll ask why the media treats women this way and look at what the broader impacts are for women’s health and safety.
My Nigeria – Femi Bamigboye: Local Man
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Femi Bamigboye is the coach and founder of the Remo Football Academy in the small Nigerian town of Iperu. We spend a week with Femi Bamigboye as he gets his players ready for the cup final of a local knock-out competition. Femi's son Sam leads the team of youngsters against an older and more experienced team.
Watch the trailer for Miles in the Life - the first documentary told by an actual member of Black Mafia Family (BMF).