Docs & More: Mart Bira

My guest this week is Mart Bira, a woman who’s student documentary won critical acclaim. Growing up in Mongolia she grew up with a love of storytelling and started working …

Docs & More: Erika Cohn

This week my guest is a Peabody and Emmy Award-winning director and producer, Erika Cohn. Her latest documentary film, The Belly of the Beast, uncovers a pattern of illegal sterilisations …

Docs & More: Mia Donovan

This week I’m joined by a film maker, Mia Donovan, from Montreal in Canada.  Her latest documentary film, Dope is Death, explores how the Black Panthers and the Young Lords …

Docs & More: Natasha Dack-Ojumu

This week my guest is one half of a very fruitful and creative partnership. Natasha Dack-Ojumu has worked on a number of documentary films for both television and theatrical release …

Docs & More: Mina Keshavarz

Born in Iran, my guest this week has worked as a journalist, co-founding a documentary magazine, “From Tehran”. For the past 18 years Mina Keshavarz has also been working as …

Docs & More: Barry Avrich

This week I’m joined by the multi-award winning Canadian film maker, Barry Avrich. He has a style that focuses on powerful personalities and past subjects of his films include Lew …

Docs & More: Maia Lekow

This week I’m joined by a Kenyan musician from Nairobi who has now turned documentary maker. As well as being the front woman of the explosive band Maia & The …

Docs & More: Sharron Ward

This week we’re joined by Sharron Ward, a filmmaker, born in Gisborne, NZ, the home of “Middle Earth,” from The Lord of The Rings. Sharron took a more unusual path …

Docs & More: Jane Ray

In this week’s episode we hear from Jane Ray, consultant artistic director, The Whickers. She speaks to Lovejit Dhaliwal about working with Alan Whicker, his legacy and the funding opportunities …

Voting Season

Voting Season Christmas is well and truly over and I’ve been spending quite a lot of time watching things in order to vote for awards. There is so much to …