TED prize winner Sugata Mitra puts a computer in a hole in a wall in a remote Indian village. The local children, who have no schooling, are left to react to it… This thought provoking film questions how we view education in the digital age. Q&A Panelists Chair: Colin Hughes: MD Educational Division Harper Collins Director: Jerry Rothwell Producer: Alison Morrow.
China imports and recycles nearly half of the world's exported plastic waste, but the global reliance on the Asian powerhouse will soon come to an end as the government prepares to ban imported plastics. PLASTIC CHINA is an eye opening and extremely moving film about poverty, survival and unequal opportunities.
As a young lawyer, Khalid Al-Faqih walked into the office of Palestine's Chief of Justice and announced she wanted to join the bench. He laughed at her. But just a few years later, Kholoud became the ?rst woman judge to be appointed to the Middle East's Shari'a (Islamic law) courts. THE JUDGE follows her brave journey as a lawyer and her tireless fight for women's justice. Q&A discussion with Kate Mosse OBE, author and broadcaster.
EXTRA SHOW ADDED! Following Auden's surges of popularity from featuring in Four Weddings and a Funeral to being the poet New Yorkers turned to after 9/11, director Adam Low reveals how Auden's poetry helps us to better understand our politically tumultuous 21st century.
ISLAND OF GRIEF: Following the death of his wife in 2013, Rupert Murrell and his young family explore trying to find happiness again. This project was supported by charity WAY (widowed and young). STOP ALL THE CLOCKS: Following Auden's surges of popularity from featuring in Four Weddings and a Funeral to being the poet New Yorkers turned to after 9/11, director Adam Low reveals how Auden's poetry helps us to better understand our politically tumultuous 21st century.
On 13 February 2012 war-correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy entered war-ravaged Syria to cover the plight of civilians trapped in besieged Homs, under attack by the Syrian army. Only one of them returned. Based on Conroy's book UNDER THE WIRE, the film is a gripping account of the triumph of the human spirit in the face of overwhelming adversity.
In 1968, ideological opposites William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal hold a series of riveting, nationally televised debates during the Republican and Democratic convention. They ushered in a new era of public discourse and pundit TV. The film provides a rich and fascinating account that is sure to have our political minds constantly shuttling between then and now.
A brilliant musical ?lm. The Beatles stormed Europe in 1963, and in 1964 they conquered America. Their ground-breaking world tours changed global youth culture forever and arguably invented mass entertainment, as we know it today. However, the relentless pressure of such unprecedented fame led the band to question whether it was safe to keep touring?
When you post something online can you be sure it stays there? Enter a hidden shadow industry of digital cleaning, where the internet rids itself of what it doesn't like. An unusual ?lm that opens out a topical discussion as to who is responsible for policing social platforms? Q&A Panelists, Chair: Marc Vlessing (CEO Pocket), Rory Cellan Jones (Technology Correspondent BBC), John Naughton (Professor at Cambridge University, specialising in social impacts of networking technology).
Used in 11 shootings and three murders this is the story of Britain's deadliest illegal gun. This hybrid of documentary and drama uncovers the reality of gun crime in Britain – and questions what is the best way to tackle the growing gang issue. Q&A Panelists, Chair: Nick Robinson (BBC Today presenter), Craig Pinkney (Criminologist and gang advisor), Director: James Newton and Producer: Zac Beattie
1970 – Renegade film director Francis Ford Coppola struggles to complete his epic allegory of the Vietnam war, APOCALYPSE NOW. His wife, meanwhile captures exceptional footage of the difficulties this huge production faces – from cruel weather, Martin Sheen's heart attack, and Marlon Brando's ego. A riveting behind the scenes ?lm.
Sun 4th November
Mon 22nd October
Cinema Name:Aldeburgh Cinema
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Approx End Time:11:00
2D / 3D:3D
This Nick Broomfield retrospective will show extracts from 45 years of filmmaking – much of it innovatory and controversial. Prepare for compelling discussion as he talks to his long standing friend and authority on documentaries, Diana Quick.
ARTIFICIAL THINGS: Sophie Fiennes collaborates with Stopgap's Artistic director Lucy Bennett to reimagine Bennett's performance piece Arti?cial Things, taking us out of the theatre and into an uncanny world. A TALE OF TANGLEWOOD: On the 30th of June 1946, Benjamin Britten's opera PETER GRIMES was performed for the ?rst time at the Tanglewood Music Center. 50 years later Tanglewood remounts the nowfamous opera with Seiji Ozawa conducting some of the world's most gifted student musicians.
INTRODUCED BY AWARD-WINNING PHOTOGRAPHER BILL JACKSON. Oscar nominated Agnés Varda, leading light of France's New Wave cinema, and professional photographer J.R embark on a magical journey, travelling around France in a special truck which prints giant mural photographs. A must see!