Category Archives: May Day

Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch.. Ilo Ilo,(Cornerhouse) a film set in 1997 in Singapore. The Lim family employ a Filipino maid, Teresa, to look after their son, and whilst the family (and society generally) are obsessed with money she provides their son with much … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch…and support Moston Small Cinema….Post Tenebras Lux Juan and his family live in the Mexican countryside and the film explores their lives, their marriage, poverty, gender and our relationship to the natural world. Maybe not the kind of film you … Continue reading

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Stop! Look! Listen! a weekly selection of some of my favourite films/books/people…

Watch….Down with the Dictator, written by Cameroonian playwright and community activist, Lydia Besong. Lydia is currently fighting a high profile campaign to remain in the UK with her husband Bernard Batey. The play is produced by Afrocats and is supported … Continue reading

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