Articles about film, human rights and the environment
Hillbrow is a multifaceted space that holds as much hope as it does suffering. Reina-Marie Loader writes of her impressions when visiting an NGO called MES.read more
In this highly engaging collection, editors Stephen Lacey and Derek Paget turn their focus on the televisual representation of the ‘war on terror’.read more
This article considers how the visual construction of Nick Broomflied’s docudrama ‘Battle for Haditha’ questions the nature of contemporary warfare.read more
The following article about ‘City of God’ is part of a resource bundle aimed at helping students plan, structure and write a critically informed film essay.read more
This structure resource will help with formulating your thoughts onto a one-page document, ready to be transformed into a fully developed essay.read more
We caught up with Ms Masebenza, who told us more about the charity and why the empowerment of women and children is vital for the sustainable development of Africa.read more
This resource is specifically designed for film students required to closely analyse films based on a specific question set by your tutor/lecturer.read more
This post deals with the 2015 hunting incident in Zimbabwe where one of the country’s most beloved lions, Cecil, was killed by the American dentist Walter Palmer.read more
The human rights issue of modern slavery is considered through the example of Robert Bilheimer’s 2011 documentary film ‘Not my Life’.read more
This article addresses some of the ethical considerations affecting the documentary filmmaker dealing with issues of conservation.read more
Human rights films on Netflix – our 2015 pick.read more
A student’s view: What role does the media play during wars and conflicts? Do the horrifying pictures have any impact on viewers located far away from the recorded conflicts?read more
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