Paradox And Interconnectedness: Seeing The World Through New Eyes

As the musician and activist Kathy Mattea once sagely observed: ‘That’s the great paradox of living on this earth, that in the midst of great pain you can have great joy as well’. Nowhere have I observed this paradox played out with such thought-provoking beauty and profundity than in the experimental non-narrative documentary by Ron … More Paradox And Interconnectedness: Seeing The World Through New Eyes

Porcelain Unicorn

Film director Sir Ridley Scott recently launched a contest with a world-wide reach aimed at aspiring directors.  Scott’s initiative was entitled ‘Tell it Your Way’ and attracted in excess of 600 entries. The rules stipulated that the film must be no longer than three minutes, contain only six lines of narrative and be a compelling … More Porcelain Unicorn

Dignity, Courage and Humanity in the Midst of War

Physiotherapist Alberto Cairo’s prosthetic clinics in Afghanistan used to close down during active fighting.  Now, thanks to the bravery and dignity of the Afghan’s themselves, they now stay open.  Cairo tells the wonderful  story of how one man’s courage and humanity inspired him and changed the way he thought.  Cairo’s experience is so uplifting and … More Dignity, Courage and Humanity in the Midst of War