Truth and identity are inseparable for Benjamin Zephaniah, and as the title ‘Naked’ would suggest, it is a sense of truth that he is trying to uncover and unclothe. ‘I’m trying to strip myself down and just be as open and honest as I can’, he explains.
“A sense of compassion and the oneness of the entire humanity are values that you can reach without religion as such, and I think these are the basis of values that will bring about a happier humanity” says the Dalai Lama.
On returning from the prestigious Berlin Film Festival, the stars of Michael Winterbottom’s ‘The Road to Guantanamo’ were in for a shock at Luton Airport. Actor Rizwan Ahmed explains…
Set against the background of the violence in occupied Palestine, Paradise Now sketches the lives of two young men who find themselves on the front line of the Palestinian resistance movement, for very different reasons, and with very different consequences.
‘When a film answers the questions that it raises, well, the work ends there,’ says veteran filmmaker, Michael Haneke.
“I’m always gonna be in between places. Hence the name Sway. It only found meaning after I’d got that name, but that’s my battle in life, trying to keep a balance.”