Friday Night is Health & Safety Film Night: Postmen

Once again, our Friday Night is Health & Safety Film Night is introduced by Professor Mal Archaic. Professor Mal Archaic: Ahem, thank you, thank you.  Indubitably at this time of year, we are all aware of the importance of postmen and the increased volume of mail: Christmas cards, presents, parcels etc.  However - and I …

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Exhibition Review: Margaret Tait “The Days Never Seem the Same”

Margaret Tait, an independently visioned film-maker if ever there was one, is being featured (in a joint exhibition with photographer Gunnie Moberg) at Stills Gallery in Edinburgh - ends this Sunday.  Recommended. Here is one of her early films: a portrait of her mother, granny or "ga", who comes across as very much a woman of …

Recommended Prime Viewing “I am not your Negro” – James Baldwin

Currently free to watch on Prime Video, do not miss the opportunity to watch the documentary "I am not your negro" by James Baldwin.  It conjures up the period of history in 1960s America when the Civil Rights movement was at its height.  James Baldwin is an excellent communicator, debater, writer, playwright and commentator - …