We Are X released for home entertainment

A new film about Japan’s most iconic rock band is to be released on exclusive Mondo edition Blu-ray Steelbook® and DVD. We Are X examines the history and future of Yoshiki, Toshi, Pata, Heath, Sugizo and the late Hide and Taiji who together make up X Japan. The band have sold over 30 million singles and albums and continue to tour the world performing sold-out … Continue reading We Are X released for home entertainment

Debut writer pens play telling the real story about food banks

A new play written by food bank worker Tara Osman has opened at the Calder Book Shop Theatre in London. Food Bank As It Is recounts real life stories about the growing number of people in the UK who are reliant on food banks and explores how benefit sanctions and delays can have a catastrophic effect on individual lives. “I was moved to start writing … Continue reading Debut writer pens play telling the real story about food banks

New 6 Days character posters revealed

Four new posters have been released to promote the forthcoming film about the Iranian Embassy siege in London in 1980. Written by Glenn Standring, 6 Days follows the perspective of three people closely involved in the dramatic events. Mark Strong plays hostage negotiator Max Vernon, Abbie Cornish stars as news reporter Kate Adie and Jamie Bell features as Rusty Firmin, leader of the one of … Continue reading New 6 Days character posters revealed

New photo competition to celebrate indigenous cultures

Sinchi, a non-profit which promotes human rights and the preservation of indigenous cultures, has launched a new photography competition. The aim is to celebrate the strength and beauty of indigenous culture by offering the opportunity for visual storytellers around the world to be recognised for their talent and commitment to indigenous rights. Participants are invited to submit up to 6 photographs with accompanying captions with … Continue reading New photo competition to celebrate indigenous cultures

Warship

Channel 4 is to broadcast a new documentary about the flagship of the Royal Navy. HMS Ocean is a floating village with its own hospital, shop, police force, church, bank, laundry and gym. The series follows Ocean and its crew on a 7 month active deployment which began last September and which ends as the ship becomes the command platform for the United States Naval … Continue reading Warship

Music and the Holocaust 1933-2016

Dr Nick Strimple will be presenting Singing in the Lion’s Mouth: Music and the Holocaust 1933-2016 at the China Exchange in London on Thursday 4 May 2017. The talk is part of the Pure Land Series which invites inspirational speakers and like-minded people to share their visions of a world grounded in compassion, empowerment, spirituality and creativity. Singing in the Lion’s Mouth will focus on … Continue reading Music and the Holocaust 1933-2016