Film

Why big-budget stage-to-screen musicals are a big mistake

Lily is a self-confessed musicals fan, however she is not a fan of Hollywood's most recent takes on some West...
Arts/Culture / Film / Music / / Lily Konteh

Five YouTubers Raising the Bar

Join Sumaya as she discusses some of the YouTubers she feels are changing the game...

MUSLIMS, MUSLIMS, EVERYWHERE (in film and TV)

Your representation-starved go-to Muslim rounds up films and shows that make them feel seen.

The Films That Shaped Us: Six coming of age films for the modern teenager

The Rife team comes together to list their favourite coming-of-age films in celebration of the release of We the Animals, ...
Film / Fun Stuff/Lists / / Cohort 9

Watch Incubus: a retro-future comedy short that leaves reality behind

Louis reflects on his time at BFI Film Academy making his first film as part of a crew and bringing...
Bristol / Film / Upskilling / / Louis Joseph

Us, and what it reminded me about the magic of black survival

From fear to unexpected feelings, Asmaa talks about how important black horror really is.
Film / Social Issues / / Asmaa Jama

‘Really? You want to study that?’: in defence of creative careers

Sumaya delivers the ultimate pep talk on the importance of pursuing your dream job

Boys Like Us: a journey through identity and self-discovery

Filmmaker Mikael Techane’s debut short film ‘Boys Like Us’ is an affecting reflection on the pains of growing up.
Art / Arts/Culture / Bristol / Film / / Mikael Techane

A Star is Born: The Price of Fame

Dana reflects on the hit film and asks if it fits in with how we see IRL celebs Please note...
Film / / Dana Archer