Marieangela a.k.a Queeny King has a pretty colourful life. Born and raised in India, she travelled around the world most of her young life until she settled in the USA, where she is currently pursuing her singing career. Queeny King started to play music at the age of 3 – already at such a young […]

Independent cinema has found a home at several festivals over the years, Robert Redford’s Sundance Festival and Elliot Grove’s Raindance Festival being the most prestigious. These festivals, despite their renown, have failed to provide enough support to their entrants. These festivals, despite their renown, have sometimes been criticised for not giving enough support to their entrants […]

Look beyond the gloss, put talent before technology – that is the motto for the upcoming London Lift-Off Film Festival, which aims to expose audiences to the beauty of independent cinema. In the four years since its creation, The Lift-Off Film Festival has grown from a local event into a global exhibition of independent films […]

  For a film that was selected for the laugh category at this year’s BFI London Film Festival, the least you’d expect is Hill of Freedom to be funny. Instead Hong Sang-soo’s film is poorly paced with little acting or directorial merit to speak of. The film follows Mori, a Japanese man searching for his […]

  Nabil Ayouch’s ‘Les Chevaux De Dieu’ (Horses of God) was described by The Hollywood Reporter as an ‘intimate portrait of boys growing up in a toxic environment’. Written by Jamal Belmahi, Horses of God is based on a book about the five simultaneous explosions in Casablanca in 2003, and “uses current events — the […]

  The modern-day take of the Arthur Conan Doyle classic has garnered critical acclaim around the world, as well as a dedicated following. The programme, having now finished its second season, was co-created by Steven Moffat (Doctor Who) and Mark Gatiss (Doctor Who) and stars Benedict Cumberbatch (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Wreckers, War Horse) as […]