Tag: United Kingdom

UK Government Makes ‘Wrong Cuts in Wrong Places’

The British government has dramatically cut funding for community colleges. This action has a huge impact on England’s arts, a large slice of the economy. On the chopping block are classes that have “no progression”, or classes which do not

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Coming of Age in 1960s London: Interview with An Education‘s Director Lone Scherfig

by Jessica Mosby – USA – Post-war London is at its most enchanting in director Lone Scherfig’s new film, An Education. Nick Hornby’s clever screenplay, Scherfig’s apt direction and a talented star-studded cast that includes Emma Thompson, Alfred Molina, Peter

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London Rally Draws Many of the UK’s Struggling Zimbabwean Exiles

by Sandra Nyaira – UK – On a chilly Saturday afternoon as rain drizzles continually from the grey London skies, Trafalgar Square slowly fills with women from all walks of life, braving the winds and cold. Exiled Zimbabwean men and

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The “Concert for Diana” Wasn’t Just a Concert: Her Legacy Lives On in Her Sons’ Commitment to Humanity

by Daisy Tormé – USA/UK – Sunday the Concert for Diana was aired live on VH1 and yes, I found myself huddled in front of the TV watching the entire thing along with millions of other viewers. The concert was

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