Listen up

Listen up

Updated 22nd and 31st JulyA lot of ventures fail after their first three years. After three years, it seems, many of them run out of funding, out of favours, and out of friends. It’s all the more difficult when your work was never designed to make a profit, just...

Keep my composure

It hasn’t been the best of times. In mid-May I fell ill for a month – and just as I was recovering, I fell ill again. It’s been physically exhausting, and left me sapped of strength. Even when I’m sick, even when I’m tired, I work. I push...

Back to reality: Citizenfour

Laura Poitras does not make beautiful documentaries. She doesn’t use slick titles, clever little animations or gorgeous music. Poitras doesn’t appeal to your heart: she goes straight for the brain. She won’t win you over with a convincing narration...

Back to reality: The oath

Each week, I’m sharing one of my all-time favourite documentaries here with you. This week’s documentary is Laura Poitras’ The Oath. In 2013, Edward Snowden – NSA whistleblower and one of my personal heroes –  selected...

Back to reality: My country, my country

I watch a lot of documentaries. Last year, I began recommending some of my favourites here on my blog, and it’s time I got back in the habit. Each week, I’ll be sharing one of my all-time favourite documentaries with you. This week’s documentary is...

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