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Grammy fun continues
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Grammy fun continues

The event may be over, but in London there is never a shortage of musical events to attend. In fact, many Grammy winners and nominees are performing in London in the next few months. First up, there is best male pop vocal performance winner Bruno Mars, who will be performing […]

Human Rights Watch Film Festival
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Human Rights Watch Film Festival

This year will mark the fifteenth edition of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival which tackles themes related to human rights in different parts of the world through both documentaries and fiction films. From the start of the festival on the 23rd March to its closure on the 1st April […]

Living with a murderer
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Living with a murderer

Brian and Leslie Jenkins lived a normal life in Chatham, Ontario, with their 18 and 20-year-old children Jennifer and Mason. On the 6th January 1998 the lives of every member of this family were irreversibly disrupted when Jennifer was murdered in her own home by a series of rifle shots. […]

Bringing stories to life
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Bringing stories to life

While reading the stories of battered women can be emotional enough, these same stories will no doubt become more powerful when the voices of the women come alive on stage. “Hurried Steps”, written by renowned Italian playwright, poet and novelist Dacia Mariani, takes the stories of real women, supported by […]

“A man came and took her”
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“A man came and took her”

Ola is an eight-year old girl whose disappearance has disrupted the apparent tranquillity of a small, rural village in Poland, where, added to the drama, creeping doubts begin to settle into the minds of the townspeople. Directed by Polish film makers Jedrzej Niestroj and Przybyl Rafal, “A Man Came and […]