LIFF – Held for a moment: Real-life events, real pain and suffering

Having a loving husband/wife with whom you’re together for a long time and with whom you want to raise your own family. After living together for a few years, you’re thinking about having a child and when that life-changing news arrives that you’re expecting one, life couldn’t be more marvellous. However, sadly what you’ve been…

Monique Sorgen’s ‘Sorry, Not Sorry’: Payback is a b*tch

Not so long ago it was April Fools’ Day, the day in which no prank is ever too mean. You might have been the one pranking people or maybe you were the person getting pranked. If you were  the one getting pranked, you probably want payback. No idea on how to do it? Jjust watch…

Bullies: It’s the Hard Knock Life

“Bullying is a horrible thing. It sticks with you forever. It poisons you. But only if you let it.” That Zachary Oliver Brewer (born as Heather Brewer) knows what bullying does, is no surprise knowing that he grew up while facing it and that he’s now an anti-bullying and mental health awareness advocate. We’re pretty…

Pendulum: The end of the world but not as you know it

Pendulum Trailer from Lauren Cooney on Vimeo. Another Big Bang, maybe an implosion, what about a total apocalypse? There are numerous theories about how and when the world is going to end. We might never know how it’s going to happen as when it happens, our existence is over. However, the award-winning director Lauren Cooney…

Ponyboi: A beautiful, stunning and ground-breaking film

Admitting or not, we’re all longing for a relationship. Whether it’s just pure friendship or a love relationship, we just want it. For us, it might come easier than for others. Sadly, for the young intersex man runaway, only known as “Ponyboi”, it doesn’t come easy. However, his difficult search for love is being turned…

ONLINE RELEASE – ‘Pendulum’ created by female director Lauren Cooney released on Gunpowder and Sky’s Dust

Pendulum Trailer from Lauren Cooney on Vimeo. Pendulum stars Lauren Cooney and Scott Michael Wagstaff Lauren Cooney’s transcendent film was inspired by Gareth Edwards’ Monsters and tells the story of a generation born knowing the end of the world is imminent. After enjoying an award-winning festival run this powerful film will be released this month and was created through…