In contemporary African wars women continue to play a variety of crucial roles, and yet they remain invisible to the world. Only a handful of researchers and journalists have appreciated the importance of women in these conflicts, and the way in which gender stereotypes continue to mask their involvement.
East Europe Transition
Journalist Andrew Connelly travels from Budapest to Baku overland to document the political and social trends of the Balkans and Caucasus, some rapidly shifting, others sadly stagnating; building a picture of a region still haunted by its Communist past.
Afloat Adrift is a short dramatic comedy film centering around Mei; a Chinese immigrant housewife stuck in her own version of no man’s land in an isolated house in Southern England.
Zé left his Cape Verdean fishing village for a better life in Sweden. Years later he returns to find his village transformed, the beach where he once played football had disappeared. His family now digs sand from the ocean floor to sell as cheap concrete, because fishing no longer puts enough food on the table.