Tag: naomi smyth

  • Activism and new UK Film: How The Underground Recreated The Hero

    Activism and new UK Film: How The Underground Recreated The Hero

    [as written for Filmmaker Magazine NYC and Shooting People] In Emily James’ Just Do It, we watch news packages from major news outlets interlaced with POV footage from protestors scaling the giant cooler chimneys at the Ratcliffe Power Station. For a UK audience, a film like Just Do It is particularly subversive – even controversial. […]

  • 4 Years In The Making: Underground Art Documentary Invisible Circus Emerges

    4 Years In The Making: Underground Art Documentary Invisible Circus Emerges

    Tweet: @invisibleccircus. Image courtesy Naomi Smyth Naomi Smyth brings her avant-garde sensibilities and unique camerawork to bear on Invisible Circus: No Dress Rehearsal, a documentary about a communal group – The Invisible Circus – whose inspiring indie ethics and refusal to sell out is caught on film. The screening is in Bristol this Saturday at […]