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GULAG

BBC iPlayer  are screening Angus’s film GULAG, first shown in 1999, at the Telluride Film Festival last year, and now again for the centenary of the Russian Revolution of 1917.

 

You can also check out Peter Hitchens’ latest review here .

 

Reviews of the first screening:

the television documentary that gives you time to think….A masterpiece” – Jim Burge in The Independent

 

you owe it to mankind to watch Gulag” – Colin Dunkley in

The Financial Times

 

Gulag joins the tiny band of works which succeed in confronting us with the complexity and elusiveness of

a great evil”  – Colin Thubron

 

 

 

POINT OF NO RETURN

Premieres at the Hawaii International Film Festival : November 5th 2017

 

Soaring at 28,000 feet without a drop of fuel, nothing is predictable. Not the weather, not the technology. And certainly not the fate of a man, alone for five days in a fragile, first-of-its-kind aircraft with nothing but ocean below. Point of No Return takes you behind the headlines of the first solar-powered flight around the world—where two courageous pilots take turns battling nature, their own crew, and sometimes logic itself, to achieve the impossible. Not just to make history, but to inspire a revolution.

 

Directed and produced by Noel Dockstader & Quinn Kanaly of Farwest Films

Executive produced by Angus Macqueen

 

To find out more, go to Point of No Return Media Kit

 

 

PANORAMA: GERMANY’S NEW NAZIS

Germany’s New Nazis broadcast on Tuesday the 19th of September 2017. Now available to view on BBC iPlayer.

 

“Soul-shriveling to hear about the resurgence of the far right in a country you hoped had been inoculated against it for all time by the horrors of the Holocaust”

The Guardian

 

Click here for full review: As hate unfolds in Europe, big questions are asked

 

 

 

OINK : LIFE IN EIGHT CHAPTERS

Oink  broadcast on Sunday the 2nd of July on BBC4. Now available to view on BBC iPlayer.

 

Thoughtful, beautiful, poetic, genuinely original”  

The Guardian 

 

Bonkers” 

The Times

 

Click here for full review “When poetry meets porkers

 

 

 

 

 

 

LES PARADIS PERDUS D’AMAZONIE / DAS ENDE VON EDEN

END OF EDEN broadcast on ARTE – Saturday 22nd July 2017 at 19:55 CEST

 

For more details go to:

FRENCH – http://www.arte.tv/fr/videos/062895-000-A/les-paradis-perdus-d-amazonie

GERMAN – http://www.arte.tv/de/videos/062895-000-A/das-ende-von-eden

 

 

TWO WORLD PREMIERES AT SHEFFIELD DOCFEST !

LEONORA CARRINGTON : The Lost Surrealist 
A co-production with ERICA STARLING, this startling beautiful film tells the extraordinary story of Leonora Carrington, painter, writer, partner to Max Ernst and colleague of the surrealists in Paris, who ends up virtually forgotten in Mexico. An intoxicating piece of filmmaking by Teresa Griffiths.

 

OINK – Life in Eight Chapters
Angus Macqueen’s darkly comic exploration of the sentimental and violent relationship between man and pig: Margaret Atwood and Animal Farm weave into China’s obsession with the pig and hog hunting from helicopters, along with xeno-transplantation into a baboon and the end of antibiotics, to make a well spiced dish.  All presented by Dorothy, our very own pig.

 

Both films are premiering on the 13th of June – https://sheffdocfest.com/films

 

 

 

BIOGRAFILM FESTIVAL 2017 SHOWCASING ANGUS MACQUEEN’S WORK

The prestigious BIOGRAFILM Festival in beautiful Bologna is screening  six of Angus’s recent films  this year, 9th-16th June:

Last Peasants, Cocaine, Ingrid Betancourt – Six Years in the Jungle, The Legend of Shorty, The End of Eden and his newest film OINK.

to find out more go to https://biografilm.fanaticabout.net/

 

 

 

RTS AWARD FOR FIRST CONTACT: LOST TRIBE OF THE AMAZON

RTS AWARD 2017 SCIENCE AND NATURAL HISTORY

Congratulations to Guillermo Galdos and Alexander Houghton at Pacha Films and to the whole team.
Thanks to our broadcaster, Channel 4.

“A real first for this genre with unforgettable, revelatory footage. The narrative never shied away from big ethical questions”

2017 RTS Programme Awards

Available on Netflix outside the UK

 

 

INDIA’S LADYCOPS

Thursday, 30th March

A Ronachan Films production for Al Jazeera English

For the first time, cameras go inside a police station run by and for women, revealing a unique perspective on what’s really going on in Indian society.

 

Producer & Director: Ruhi Hamid
Executive Producer: Christopher Mitchell
Editor: Charlie Hawryliw

 

 

UNDER LOCK AND KEY

Wednesday, 1st March

An Erica Starling Production for Channel 4 Dispatches

Executive Producer : SAM COLLYNS

Thousands of people with autism and severe learning disabilities are still locked up despite Government promises.

Another important documentary deserving awards….from Alison Millar”  The Observer
 

 

ESCAPE FROM ISIS WINS ANOTHER AWARD!

Yet more congratulations to Ed and the team…..

for the prestigious Dupont-Columbia University Journalism Awards

https://journalism.columbia.edu/dupont

 

 

Breaking the Silence : Britain’s Adoption Scandal

ITV Current Affairs

A Ronachan Films production for ITV

In the 30 years after the Second World War, half a million women had a child adopted – most were babies born to unmarried mothers.

This documentary special in the Exposure strand reveals the stories of some of the many thousands of women pressured by Church and State into giving up their babies for adoption.

Decades later, women are breaking the silence to tell the truth about this injustice.

Produced and directed by Alice Perman

Executive produced by Sam Collyns

 

If you have been affected by anything in the programme please visit 

BRITAIN’S ADOPTION SCANDAL – MORE INFORMATION

 

If you live in Scotland please visit 

BRITAIN’S ADOPTION SCANDAL – STV PROGRAMME INFORMATION