‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ Review: A Thrilling Illusion

Written by Chirine Aboussaad, 14 May 2019 | THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD | DIRECTED BY: PETER JACKSON | RUN TIME: 104 MINUTES Peter Jackson’s latest work brings the Great War to life for generations to come in a visually stunning documentary. They Shall Not Grow Old opens on a pitch-black screen, enhanced by only the sound of someone whistling an unspecified tune in the … Continue reading ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ Review: A Thrilling Illusion

An insight into a radical muslim society

An insight into a radical Muslim society Documentary review: ‘Recruiting for Jihad’ By Elisabeth Ulla Uksnøy Photo: Screenshot from “Recruting for Jihad” ‘Recruiting for Jihad’ (original title: ‘Den norske islamisten’) gives an insight into a radical islamic environment the public only have seen parts of before. By following Ubaydullah Hussain, the leader of radical islamic group The Prophet’s Ummah, we are witnessing recruiting, radicalizing and … Continue reading An insight into a radical muslim society

Film Review: Eating Animals

Review by Liora Israelsohn Pictures by Pixabay Eating Animals, based on the autobiographical novel by Jonathan Safran Foer, explores how the American farming system has changed over the past 50 years. Directed by Christopher Quinn and narrated by Natalie Portman, the film lets the people tell the story. Rather than a replica of Foer’s first person account, the film acts as a companion to the … Continue reading Film Review: Eating Animals

Reclaim your life: Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival

By Leonie Rothacker Screwing up a theatre performance, setting your girlfriend’s apartment on fire and going to prison for it – this is what can happen if mental diseases aren’t diagnosed and treated. The Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival gives formerly ill people a stage to speak and tell their stories to encourage people with mental health issues to seek help and get … Continue reading Reclaim your life: Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival