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February 8, 2013

‘Designing for Impact’ – Is social documentary ahead of the game?

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By Áine O’Brien Unlike academic circles where the ‘impact agenda’ has caused a good deal of rancorous (arguably myopic) debate, social documentary filmmaking takes ‘impact’ pretty much for granted. […]

February 7, 2013

‘The Prenups’

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By Áine O’Brien What a wonderful name for a project that soothes (potential) tensions, misunderstandings and competing expectations for filmmakers and funders! Socially engaged filmmakers interested in documentary as […]

January 17, 2013

Board of Trustees

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Tim Finch (Chair) Tim Finch is a writer and consultant and is coordinator of the National Refugee Welcome Board. He was director of Communications and head of migration at […]

November 20, 2012

12 Stories on Immigration Reform

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‘How Democracy Works Now’ reads more like arid political science than a riveting 12-part documentary series on the US Immigration Reform Campaign (2001-2007).

November 7, 2012

Value, Diversity and the Arts

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Debates about the ‘value’ of arts and culture become even trickier when you throw ‘diversity’ into the mix.

October 30, 2012

5 Broken Cameras

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We were pleased at Counterpoints Arts to have been invited by Picture House to host a Q&A with Guy Davidi, co-director of ‘5 Broken Cameras’ (2011).

October 24, 2012

Living Docs

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Can the web change the nitty gritty of the storytelling process and produce a ‘new genre’ of documentary?

October 24, 2012

Immigrant Nation

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‘Immigrant Nation’ invites audiences to contribute their migration stories through online actions while simultaneously steering a KickStarter Campaign.

February 16, 2000

Popping the question

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New project asks how pop culture can change the conversation on migration in the UK This autumn, Counterpoints Arts launches a pioneering project exploring how the power of pop […]

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