Engaging with Diverse Media: My Week Without White People

Media is white. The majority of people making decisions about media, from executives to directors, are white. The people who star in splashy summer movies, who play the lead roles on television cop ...

Strictly Come Dancing triumphs over The X Factor with 9.5m on BBC One

Strictly Come Dancing topped Saturday primetime television last night (October 25), according to overnight figures. The BBC One dancing competition averaged 9.52m (42.9%) from 6.30pm, enjoying a peak ...

The BBC: there to inform, educate, provoke and enrage? | Charlotte Higgins

The BBC has never seemed more under attack. But what provokes such passion? In the second of a series of essays on the corporation's past, present and future, Charlotte Higgins asks why the critics ...

Chicago Screenings For John Akomfrah’s 'The Stuart Hall Project’ This Month

One film of importance that we have definitely been writing about of late is John Akomfrah’s documentary The Stuart Hall Project, about the famous Jamaican/British intellectual and cultural theorist ...

Review: John Akomfrah’s Dense, Intricate 'The Stuart Hall Project' - On The Life Of The Late Intellectual

Stuart Hall, the Jamaican academic, cultural theorist and sociologist who lived and worked in the UK, died earlier this month, February 10, after years battling health problems, including a recent ...

Harvard Presents March Retrospective on British-Ghanaian Experimental Filmmaker John Akomfrah

March 8-10, Harvard Film Archive will present a series of films and conversation with British/Ghanaian experimental filmmaker John Akomfrah and and his partner and producer, Lina Gopaul. Hfa will ...

Stuart Hall obituary

Influential cultural theorist, campaigner and founding editor of the New Left Review When the writer and academic Richard Hoggart founded the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies at Birmingham ...

Stuart Hall's cultural legacy: Britain under the microscope

Stuart Hall, the so-called 'godfather of multiculturalism' changed Britain for the better even while he showed us the ugly truth about our racist society "The very notion of Great Britain's ...

The Great Beauty, About Time, Riddick: this week's new films

The Great Beauty | About Time | Riddick | Ain't Them Bodies Saints | Museum Hours | Pieta | The Stuart Hall Project | The Great Hip Hop Hoax | No One Lives | More Than Honey | Jadoo | Any Day Now The ...

Film Review: 'The Stuart Hall Project'

★★★☆☆ John Akomfrah's documentary about leading cultural theorist Stuart Hall offers a vivid portrait of the Jamaican-born academic, who was at the centre of the New Left movement. Exploring this ...

Watch Jazzy, Heady New Trailer For John Akomfrah's 'Stuart Hall Project' (In UK Theaters 9/6)

British/Ghanaian filmmaker John Akomfrah's Stuart Hall feature documentary made its World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, under the title The Stuart Hall Project. It makes it UK theatrical ...

Upstream Colour, One Direction: This Is Us 3D, The Way Way Back: this week's new films

Upstream Colour | One Direction: This Is Us 3D | The Way Way Back | Pain & Gain | You're Next | Bonjour Tristesse | Plein Soleil | Hammer Of The Gods | Satyagraha Upstream Colour (12A) (Shane ...

Jazz fan, hipster and a leftwing hero; the remarkable journey of Stuart Hall

From 50s migrant to 80s Thatcher critic, the cultural theorist has long led the debate on race and politics. A new film charts his life and his decades-long influence on the culture of modern Britain ...

First Trailer For John Akomfrah's 'Stuart Hall Project'

British/Ghanaian filmmaker John Akomfrah's Stuart Hall feature documentary made its World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, under the title The Stuart Hall Project, and will next screen at the ...

Sheffield Doc/Fest

Above: Le joli mai (1963). Around about June every year, for several days, a large documentary festival spreads across a cluster of venues in the centre of Sheffield, engulfing the city's main ...