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Reflecting on June 2020: A photography series

In this photography interview series, Oona reflects on black people’s mental health, sense of identity and relationships during June 2020...

Reflecting on June 2020: A photography series

In this photography interview series, Oona reflects on black people’s mental health, sense of identity and relationships during June 2020...

Studio Visit: Clump Collective

In this series, Siavash, one of our Rife Residents, visits creatives around Bristol to see where, and how, they work.

Reflecting on June 2020: A photography series

In this photography interview series, Oona reflects on black people’s mental health, sense of identity and relationships.

Anthonell Peccoo: young Bristol hairdresser threatened with deportation

Barbershop owner Anthonell is under threat of being deported to a country he can't even remember

In lockdown as an autistic person

Hannah reflects on what has been challenging and changing her during the COVID-19 pandemic
Social Issues / / Hannah Crouch

Joe Was 'Ere is uncovering the unseen victims of addiction through film

Rife caught up with writer-director Ryan Morris and producer Amir Majlessi to find out more about the film they're crowdfunding
Bristol / Film / Social Issues / / Rife Editor

My journey back to the cinema

Dana considers getting back in front of the big screen she loves so much after over a year away
Film / / Dana Archer

From short film to the big screen: why you should get behind this Bristol 80s adventure film

We caught up with the director to find out more about a big project - filming a feature in Bristol
Bristol / Film / / Rife Editor

Support club culture during lockdown by walking these routes in Bristol

Rhys Ostler-Watts tells us about Liminal Routes: Mixtapes for the City

Being Me: a film growing up as a dual nationality young person

Being Me reflectively explores the ways identity is formed in four young people of dual nationality amongst a whirlwind of...
Bristol / Film / Social Issues / / Rife Editor

Above the Skin: a look at exploring links between fashion and identity

Above the Skin is the space where clothes rest, and the space where our inner selves interact with the wider...
Arts/Culture / Fashion / Film / / Rife Editor

Supermarket workers like me are struggling - here’s why

Georgia reflects on her experiences as a supermarket duty manager during the pandemic

Four ways to get your music heard

Independent artist Ben Savery shares his knowledge on how to get your music played
Music / Upskilling / / Ben Savery

Four Walls: a short film about staying indoors during lockdown

What happens when work, play and relaxation is all confined to one space
Bristol / Film / Social Issues / / Rife Editor

Social media and social struggles: the Internet and protest in 2021

Kate examines how protesting has shifted to our screens, and wonders whether that's a good thing
Bristol / Social Issues / / Kate Bowie

How have horror films and TV shows changed, and why?

Molly takes a look at how the scariest of genres has kept up with changing audiences all the way up...
Arts/Culture / Film / / Molly Knapp

Electronic music has gone downtempo during the pandemic – will it last?

Gabi takes you on an exploration of musical creativity through three long lockdowns

Watch Before We Disappear: an interactive experience on surveillance and disappearing

Asmaa Jama's lush and striking interactive experience centres Blackness, Muslimness and Somaliness

Walking should not be a privilege

Becki reflects on the disappearance of Sarah Everard and the changes that must occur so this never happens again
Bristol / Social Issues / / Becki Parker

Who will escape The Red Room?

We talk to Ewan French, the director behind this nail-biting new short action film based in Bristol
Arts/Culture / Bristol / Film / / Rife Editor

Black Poetry Commission: Tanisha Barrett's 'The future awaits'

Read Tanisha's uplifting poem that centres Black joy, rest and self-care
Arts/Culture / Bristol / / Rife Editor

Breaking into the Creative Sector: Meshworks Power Lunch w/ Mr B & Friends, Fourth Floor & OggaDoon

Missed our Power Lunch on social media and branding? Watch it again here and read Qezz's summary
Arts/Culture / Bristol / / Qezz Gill

Black Poetry Commission: Shaheim Minzie's 'black boys'

Read Shaheim's poem about the nuanced lives of Black men that are often kept from view
Arts/Culture / Bristol / / Rife Editor