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Truth And Youth

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At this year’s DocFest Hi8us South wants to involve documentary filmmakers in a dialogue with young people about building effective outreach and impact campaigns around documentary films – exploring the power of documentary beyond the box office.

Town of Runners

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Town of Runners is the latest work from our chair Jerry Rothwell. It’s a feature documentary about young runners from Bekoji – an Ethiopian highland town which has produced some of the world’s greatest distance athletes. It tells the story of two young girls as they try to run their way to a different life.

Why is there a love-hate relationship among middle class audiences for Attack The Block?

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Just saw this [http://bbc.in/iYnY64] on the BBC News 24 website and it prompted me to air some personal views on this question.

Cameron’s Big Society poster boys?

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When third sector organisations facing the impact of government cuts find their work being used to advocate for David Cameron’s Big Society, there’s an opportunity to advocate for the professionalism of the ‘Voluntary’ Sector.

Welcome Back

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After a couple of years of defining the old adage “a cobblers shoes are never shorn”, we’ve finally got an online presence that lives up to much of what we’ve been doing on our projects.

One year in

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Well today’s the anniversay of my appointment to this exciting, but challenging position. Friends have asked the usual: How’s it been? What have you managed to achieve? Are you still keen?

MyView participants raise the bar

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We expected much after weeks monitoring the participants’ discussions on the blog, but nothing prepared us for the quality and unique vision of these films.

Robots & Avatars

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Robots & Avatars is programme delivered by body>data>space in partnerships with NESTA which “explores how young people will work and play with new representational forms of themselves and others in virtual and physical life in the next 10-15 years.” Danielle has this ability of staying true to who she is and where she comes from while delivering with charm and confidence an intelligent thesis on the work.

Recent Posts

  • Shake Summer 2013: Power, Propaganda, Perceptions.

    Power, Propoganda, Perceptions: Voices That Shake Summer Programme – We were blown away by the emotional power and political insight of the young people’s work. Come to the showcase on Oct 29th and feel for yourselves.

  • Community, Identity & Conflict in Hounslow – Cranford School students make an intervention

    This evening, the 15th July, at 6.30pm, 35 Year 8 and Year 9 students from Cranford Community College in Hounslow will share their insights on community cohesion in their borough…

  • Truth And Youth

    At this year’s DocFest Hi8us South wants to involve documentary filmmakers in a dialogue with young people about building effective outreach and impact campaigns around documentary films – exploring the power of documentary beyond the box office.