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Fighting Words: Poets for Ukraine

April 2, 2022 – 4:27 pm |

“He sits at his table long as a fable planning a banquet of death too sharp are his claws too aglow are his eyes Putin of the great war cry dragging his carcass of history.”

The war in Ukraine has brought together a unified international stance that is saying no to conflict, …

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The Truth is out There: One Rogue Reporter Documentary Review

June 26, 2014 – 2:08 pm |

 
Press, smut peddlers have their whole operation opened and dissected by Rich Peppiatt, former tabloid reporter, in a new documentary called One Rogue Reporter. Shown as part of the films of the East End Film Festival at the Rio Cinema in Dalston last weekend.
Peppiatt worked for the Daily Star  tabloid until …

Portrayals of Gang Youth Violence: Two Short Films at the Rio Cinema, London

September 23, 2013 – 4:15 pm |

One of London’s last independent cinemas, the Rio in Dalston, hosted shorts by two visionary women filmmakers at a private screening on Sunday 21 July.
The two directors portrayed gang life in the city through different approaches. Dionne Edwards, 27, from Bristol, who moved to London when she was 18, took …