Tory councillor Chris Mayne has been sworn in as the new mayor of Bournemouth, in an official ceremony held at the Pavillion Theatre. The West Southbourne councillor was chosen for the role in March, ahead of Labour candidate Dennis Gritt. However, Mr Mayne’s tenure has already been marred by controversy. He has […]
The British Film Institute has been an integral part of the British Film Institute for over 50 years. As well as championing new and exciting talent, including Destiny Ekaragha, they’ve been integral in the careers of many iconic British film directors by providing lottery grants and funding. Destiny’s debut feature, Gone Too Far was one […]
We also spoke to two different cinema goers to gauge their opinions on the difference between the experience offered between mainstream and independent cinemas. Could it be the case that mainstream cinemas aren’t doing enough to promote the work of female film directors? Listen below to find out.
When My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding burst onto our screens in 2010, we became a nation obsessed with a community where it would seem that extravagance and excess was the order of the day. Gone were traditional images of the travelling community as simple pastoral folk, instead replaced with the portrayal of a community revelling in gaudiness […]