Steve has to write. He's deterrmined to be the world's best freelance journalist. Living life with gusto and following his every whim, Steve is pitching the world, blogging to everyone. He is sending articles to all the 642 magazines listed in the Writers' and Artists' Yearbook. With his wine glass in one hand and his pharmacologist wife beside him, Steve climbs his mountain with uncertain steps. Anna Caffrey made this film in UCL's Dept. of Anthropology Practical Filmmaking masters module in 2010.
Deep in our inner being is a world hidden from the outside. This film penetrates those inner feelings. It was made over 10 days as part of a short course in Practical filmmaking at UCL's Dept.. of Anthropology.
Even a skip contain hidden treasures. This film focusses on the contents onf one skip in Gordon square and the individuals who plumbed its depth t find articles of value. Made on a 2 week workshop in UCL's Dept. of Anthropology, Practical Filmmaking short course
Arranging people's marriages is a tricky business. This gentleman makes it his business to bring peace and harmony to the families of British Asians. Katherine Twamley made this film as module in her MA in UCL's Dept. of Anthropology in 2009-10
Made on UCL's MA in Practical filmmaking. A laconic film exploring the life of an immigrant, his dreams and fantasies while trying to sell the Big Issues magazine on the wet and windy streets of London.
Made on UCL's Practical Filmmaking MA module. The film analyses how the viewer receives the moving image by exploring the ideas that three Chinese students, living in London, have of themselves, the city they are living in an how it has effected their individual persona.
Made by Linda Paganelli on the 2009 Pracstical filmmaking masters module at UCL. This film explores ethnicity in London and the nature of the individual in an urban environment through image and sound.
A film by Maria Kouvatsou made as part of an Anthropology masters degree at University College London. Pavo,whose name means ‘turkey’ in Spanish, loves his 24/7 virtual life online, but living in hotel rooms and going to porn parties make for a difficult family life in the real world.
A film by Jingsi Li, a masters student in the Anthropology Department at University College London as part of her masters degree ; this film follows pop idols and lesbian lovers - exploring and analysing the teenage world of the modern Chinese city, where alternative lifestyles thrive in the world of online networks
He started life as a Prison Officer now he drives a huge SUV and and is a leading barista. All achieved through his online business, call HasBean. This film follows a weekend in the life of a young entrepreneur who has realised his dream not just to be a barista but to use the internet to bring coffee to the world with passion, flair and a 'nose' for success. Made by Lusine Grigoryan, a masters student in the Anthropology Department at University College London as part of her masters degree in Digital Anthropology;
Made by Elizabeth Benjamin on the Practical Filmmaking Course at University College London, Dept. of Anthropology. A film about a young woman of Hazara origins, living in London with her traditional parents from Pakistan. The Hazara people are the descendants of Genghis Khan's army who settled in Afghanistan. Today Noreen lives a vibrant and victorious life with one foot in British culture and the other deeply rooted in Hazara traditions.
Persepolis is an Iranian corner shop in south London. An Aladdin's cave of all that is traditionally Persian. Filmed in the build-up to Nouruz, the Persian New Year festival. This film is about the many communities that make up a great city and the lady who runs Persepolis - the shop that unifies a community and anyone who enters its doors.